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FOSSIL FINANCE

Divest Over Global Warming?

A movement is growing on college campuses to divest from fossil fuel companies that contribute to climate change. A former president of several prestigious colleges and educational institutions, James L. Powell, responds to the 10 most common arguments against divestment.

CLIMATE CHANGE

A Day of Darkness to Prevent an Age of Darkness

If by going dark for a day to protest anti-piracy legislation, Wikipedia and other websites can cause the US Congress to change course, could they do the same for global warming? James L. Powell imagines how it could work.