Ted Glick

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

A Powerful March on Blair Mountain

“There will come a time, I know, when people will take delight in one another, when each will be a star to the other, and when each will listen to his fellow as to music. The free people will walk …

Tim DeChristopher and the March on Blair Mountain

“I went in thinking that I was sacrificing my freedom by taking such an action. This is not really the case. The sacrifice had happened before: when I had spent years being obedient to a system that is powerful and …

Not So Starry-Eyed Anymore

Oh why can’t you see It’s my life that’s at stake When you sell out our world You are stealing my future. Can you look in my eyes As you gamble our lives? When will you stop the lies So …

Climate & Energy

Global Heating Causes Earthquakes

Number of earthquakes worldwide in 1990: 16,590—-number in 2008: 31,777                        -U.S. Geological Society National Earthquake Information   I have to say that when I first started hearing about this possible connection a couple of years ago, I was kind …

Climate & Energy

Appalachia Keeps Rising

Without question, one of the most rewarding organizing experiences I have ever been a part of was the “Appalachia Rising” mobilization in late September of last year. Appalachia Rising consisted of three very successful days of action in Washington, D.C.: …

Climate & Energy

World on the Edge, a book review

“The world now has the technologies and financial resources to stabilize climate, eradicate poverty, stabilize population, restore the economy’s natural support systems, and, above all, restore hope. The United States, the wealthiest society that has ever existed, has the resources …

Climate & Energy

A possible win during the lame duck?

Sen. Maria Cantwell has taken an initiative, supported by 26 other senators, that is an immediate, lame-duck-session issue.  It has to do with the extension of a program, the “Section 1603 Treasury Grant Program,” that has played an important role over the …

Climate & Energy

Appalachia rises: Let's do the same

Media reports of the massive and important One Nation Working Together demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial yesterday reported on its diversity, the mix of cultures, and issues represented. Indeed, when compared to the Tea Party/Glenn Beck, virtually-all-white event on August …

Climate & Energy

Let a thousand carbon taxes bloom!

Are you frustrated by the inaction in Washington, D.C. on the deepening climate crisis? Are you trying to figure out what more you could do, in addition to what you’re already doing, to advance a much-needed clean energy revolution in …