Ted Glick

Ted Glick is the national policy director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Past writings and more information can be found here.

2014 Climate Movement Strategy

What should be the objectives of the US-based climate movement in 2014? Over the past few years, since the death in 2010 of cap-and-trade legislation in the US Senate and the emergence a year later …

Democracy in action: 300 enviros, unionists and locals “town hall” together on proposed LNG export terminal

The first town hall meeting concerning the risks of the proposed Cove Point LNG export terminal in Maryland was held Tuesday night, October 23. It was a big and rousing success. At least 300 people …

Building a Culture of Mass Resistance to Climate Disruption

Without question, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was an organization essential to the Southern-based civil rights movement of the 1960’s. If SNCC had not come forward, that movement never would have won the victories …

The Power of Multi-Day Walks and Rides

Over the last two years, as part of my work on the climate crisis, I’ve been part of two multi-day bike rides and two multi-day walks, all of which were valuable in a number of …

Marching on DC for Voting Rights, Racial Justice and Climate Action

On April 4, 1967, exactly a year before he was killed, Dr. King named ‘materialism’ as one of the deadly triplets afflicting America: ‘When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more …

The Climate Movement and the 2014 Elections

Here’s a thought: hundreds of local climate activists around the country running for federal, state and local offices in 2014, doing so in a connected way and with solutions to the climate crisis at the …

Walking for Our Grandchildren

From Friday, July 19th to Saturday, July 27th, through high heat, humidity, lightning storms and more, scores of people walked from Camp David to Harpers Ferry to the White House. Some walked the entire route, …

Obama’s Lincoln Moment?

“Those of us in positions of responsibility will need to be less concerned with the judgment of special interests and well-connected donors, and more concerned with the judgment of our children.” Barack Obama, June 29 …

Ernest Moniz and the Growing No-Fracking Movement

It is very unfortunate that Ernest Moniz, the new Energy Secretary, is, like Barack Obama, an “all of the above” energy guy. In his first week in office last week, he said some good things …

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