New York Times: A Path for Climate Change, Beyond Paris

in 100%, 100% campaign, 50 State Visions, Careers, Climate March, Mark Jacobson, Paris, Press, Science, The New York Times

The pledges that countries have signaled they will make in Paris over the next two weeks to cut emissions will inevitably fall short of what is needed to solve the problem of climate change. But many political leaders gathering there — including governors, mayors, and provincial cabinet secretaries — are pushing for more aggressive cuts…. Read more »

AP: Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo Campaign for Clean Energy

in 100% campaign, AP, Culture, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, New York, Press, The New York Times

By GINA ABDY Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo have teamed up in a bid to widen access to clean energy. The movie stars launched “100%,” a campaign aimed at making energy from renewable sources available to everyone — and making it affordable. DiCaprio has spent much of the last few years toward environmental and animal conservation efforts. At… Read more »

The New York Times: A Chat on New York’s Shale Gas Ban with Anti-Fracking Superhero Mark Ruffalo

in Mark Ruffalo, New York, Press, The New York Times

By Andrew C. Revkin; Original story here On Twitter early this morning, I had a productive exchange about Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s decision to ban shale gas development in New York with Mark Ruffalo, the actor best known for playing the Marvel comic character Hulk. Ruffalo, who lives near the Delaware River in the upstate… Read more »