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“Out of the frying pan and into the streets!, or “How I stopped lobbying and put up my dukes!” “

2009

“tanuki” on the It’s Getting Hot in Here blog

(at risk of offense to those that worked stalwartly at ends that haven’t borne fruit-where-expected, as revealed by Copenhagen)

The failure of Copenhagen’s COP15 climate talks may be that much-needed dose of what could embolden and broaden the climate movement here in the States: a sobering piece of disillusionment to fan the flames, and an alarm to bring folks who placed too many eggs in a basket of lobbying out from the meeting halls and into the streets. Our “leaders” have not listened, they have abandoned even the pretense of morality.

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