Ted Glick

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

Drawing inspiration in the climate fight from Rachel Carson

A new book of essays celebrating Rachel Carson offers inspiration as we move forward in the climate fight.

How Great Thou Art

When I go out and feel nature’s wonders Wind, water, sun, the earth, the moon, the stars I feel such joy, love and appreciation I thank my God, the Force of Truth You are.   …

Why Isn't There a More Massive, Activist Climate Movement?

Eight years ago I decided that I needed to change my life. The reason? The late summer heat wave which hit Western Europe in August, 2003, leading to 30,000 or more deaths.   I knew …

Movement-building and 2012

“But eventually, the greater danger to the movement is that it may dovetail into the presidential election campaign that’s coming up. I’ve seen that happen before in the antiwar movement here, and I see it …

Reasons for thanks giving

Amazing, just amazing. We win one a week ago on the tar-sands pipeline — not a final victory but a big one — and then yesterday, the young (and older) people of Occupy Wall Street …

Is the pipeline victory a turning point for the climate movement?

Two days ago, I was convinced that the amazing Keystone XL pipeline victory won by the North American climate movement on Nov. 10 was going to be, without question, a pivotal turning point. Today, having …

Encircling the White House — a new beginning is here

About noon, as the organizers of yesterday’s encirclement of the White House to stop the tar-sands pipeline were setting up, someone said, “the flag is flying over the White House, that means President Obama is …

The power of the people, organized

On Monday, Oct. 31, speaking about a possible permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, President Obama’s press secretary Jay Carney told the press that “this is a decision that will be made by …

November 6: More Than Just the Climate Movement?

November 6 at the White House is a big day and an important place. That afternoon, one year before the 2012 elections, thousands of people from around the country will be doing something that has …

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