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Robert S. Eshelman

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Robert S. Eshelman

Robert S. Eshelman is an independent journalist. His articles have appeared in Abu Dhabi's the National, In These Times and on TomDispatch.com.


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But will Greg Page’s call to arms influence business leaders? Or the Republicans his firm donates to?

Will direct action against big polluters prove more successful than Capitol Hill–based attempts to fight climate change?

Environmentalists chalk up wins on the ground, putting coal companies on the defensive.

As Copenhagen kicks off, pressing questions about emissions cuts and financing for poor countries to deal with climate change are already on the table.

The most important international summit in history? Given what latest scientific reports tell us about the quickening pace of global warming, the sense of urgency driving attention to the Copenhagen summit is warranted.

Promising local initiatives are pointing the way forward for national policy.

In heavily fortified Pittsburgh, protesters are kept isolated from local residents and from conference attendees.

Climate change groups occupy a central place among G-20 protests in Pittsburgh.

Even permitted demonstrators are subjected to unconstitutional search and seizure at the gathering of world leaders.


A leading environmentalist, Monbiot discusses climate science, what's wrong with the U.S., and the need for a strong climate justice...
What to look out for on the final day of COP15
Leaked document predicts that current emissions reduction targets inadequate to keep global temperature rise below 3°C.
Kerry's COP15 speech shed additional light on America's negotiating position heading into the final two days of climate talks.
Progress on REDD. But little hope for forests without greater rich country commitments on emissions cuts and finance.
An explanation of market-based solutions to climate change by Carbon Trade Watch's Oscar Reyes.
An update on deforestation negotiations at COP15
Are COP15 talks lurching toward the precipice of collapse?