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Articles by Richard Graves

Richard Graves is the Founder of Fired Up Media and was the blogger for the TckTckTck campaign, an Associate Producer with LinkTV's EarthFocus, and the editor of It's Getting Hot in Here -- dispatches from the youth climate movement. He is an online journalist who focuses on climate issues and human health, youth engagement, and the politics of the environmental movement. He also is a food blogger at Food with Fervor.

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  • Global civil society starts to take up the climate challenge

    Environmentalists have been looking forward to the Copenhagen climate talks this December with a mixture of dread and expectation, as it may be the last opportunity to craft a global climate treaty as we barrel towards dangerous tipping points pointed out by leading scientists. Yet, as environmental organizations started to prepare to mobilize their members, send out their lobbyists, and make their arguments for climate action, there is new momentum from both ordinary citizens and unusual partners.

  • Health-care reform through green-colored glasses

    President Barack Obama addresses a joint session of Congress Wednesday With a summer of incendiary rhetoric and fabricated charges by the right-wing dominating the media headlines, President Obama took to the bully pulpit to sell his plan for what is now being called “Health Insurance Reform” rather than health care reform. President Obama and […]

  • Hotter summers will pose public health challenges

    In the dog days of August, you can be forgiven for not wanting to think about how it could get hotter, much hotter, in summers to come. Nevertheless, Climate Central, a nonprofit focused on communicating climate science, released a study today forecasting what summers might look like in 21 American cities in 2050. Climate Central’s […]