Getting Environmentalists to Drive Elections

An Interview with Nathaniel Stinnett, Founder of the Environmental Voter Project by Aaron Dorman   THE ENVIRONMENTAL Voter Project was founded in 2015 by Boston-based political campaign adviser Nathaniel Stinnett, with the aim of identifying citizens for whom environmental issues are high-priority and increasing their turnout in national, state, and local elections. “[P]olls also show that […]

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“Why Were You Not Zusya?”

CORPORATE AND PERSONAL ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY by Rabbi Judy Weiss from the Autumn 2016 issue of Jewish Currents IN A NOVEMBER 2014 CARTOON in the Washington Post, Tom Toles skewered the Republican obstructionist stance on climate change. In a dialogue between a Republican elephant and Toles’ beardless version of Uncle Sam, the elephant argues, “We shouldn’t […]

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Notes from a Small Planet: The Meltdown

by Rabbi Judy Weiss IF YOU THOUGHT a one-meter rise in sea level by the end of the century, as predicted in many studies, is really bad, climate scientist Dr. James Hansen has some disturbing news: If emissions continue on their current course, we could actually be looking at one-meter sea level rise by mid-century, […]

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