Ted Glick

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

Appalachians Make Toxic Water Delivery to EPA

Over 100 people, primarily Appalachia residents, took action today at the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., calling for the EPA to use its powers to end mountaintop removal. 15 people, including …

Hunger Strike on 27th Day

As I write this Brian Eister is on the 27th day of a water-only climate hunger strike outside the American Petroleum Institute in Washington, D.C. The only thing he has consumed since April 1st is …

Hunger Striking for “An Extraordinary Climate Movement”

Hunger Striking for “An Extraordinary Climate Movement” By Ted Glick Brian Eister, 26, is a youthful veteran of 10 years of activism going back to his opposition to the 2003 US invasion of Iraq. Since …

Are We Winning the Clean vs. Dirty Energy Battle?

“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.” -Thomas Edison, 1931 …

Obama: “All of the above,” again and again

The day after the November 6 election I wrote about Obama’s electoral victory over Romney, which I was glad for. My column was about the need for the climate movement to “make it impossible for …

Interfaith CD Action at White House March 21

Palms, Matzah, Our Planet, and the White House: A Religious Call to Civil Disobedience at 12:00 Noon, Thursday, March 21st  At noon on March 21st, religiously and spiritually rooted Americans of all traditions will gather …

No Fracking, No Fracking Pipelines

Something is happening in the Delaware River watershed, something important and inspiring. Yesterday over 100 people from dozens of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware groups joined together in one of the most empowering …

Our Lunch Counter Moment

“Dark and cold we may be, but this Is no winter now. The frozen misery Of centuries breaks, cracks, begins to move; The thunder is the thunder of the floes, The thaw, the flood, the …

Big Steps Forward for US Climate Movement

There are two major events being organized by the US climate movement over the next month. The first and most immediately significant event is what is being described (accurately) as the biggest climate demonstration in …

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