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PDF November/December 2005
e-mail October 28, 2005
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Hope Surfaces in Katrina's Wake
Snapshots from the Summit
Democracy Breaks Out
Rally for the Arctic
A Better Legacy
Thoroughbred Power Plant Blocked
John Swingle
Betsy Bennett
Larry Fahn
Is Your City a Cool City?
Endangered Species Act Endangered
Smithfield Shareholder Resolution
Owens Valley Victory
New Energy Bill Exploits Katrina
From the Editor: Wake of the Flood
Hot or Not?
Judgement Day at Hand for Arctic Refuge
Designing the 'Next Industrial Revolution'
Exxpose Exxon
What Would John Muir Drive?
Maybe This SUV?
Happy Birthday Alaska Wildlands
Big Box Boondoggle on the Ropes
Save the Great Bear Rainforest
Mark Johnston
Joni Bosh
Gordon Nipp
From the Editor: Paper to Pixels
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Snapshots from the Summit

The Sierra Summit took place in San Francisco from September 8-11. Between dozens of speakers, 50-odd program sessions, the direction-setting process, outings, and an exposition hall bursting with green products and ideas, far too much was going on for us to offer anything more than a representative slice here. For the whole enchilada, go to

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Democracy Breaks Out
Summit delegates choose 'New Energy Future' as grassroots top priority

Political Will Is a Renewable Resource
Al Gore urges 'moral action' to address global warming

Turning Resources into Power
Marshall Ganz on the key elements of organizing

Taking Money from Criminals
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., calls for separation of corporation, media, and state

Politicians Are Our Followers and We Are Their Leaders
Arianna Huffington on why Katrina is a teachable moment

The Edible Revolution
If Chez Panisse started a delicious revolution, Alice Waters has been its caterer

Mayor Newsom: How Cities Can Lead the Way
'Hold us accountable,' he says. 'There's so much more we can do.'

It's All About Leadership
Give Yourself the Freedom to Dream

Looking Like America
Diversity is crucial to success

'It Can Make Us Better'
Katrina evacuee Darryl Malek-Wiley on rebuilding New Orleans equitably

Take Back Our Rivers
Mississippi River cleanup organizer Chad Pregracke on the value of vision

Global Warming Takes Center Stage
Consumers, industry increasingly concerned

Enlisting Humanity
Club President Lisa Renstrom on the Third Wave of Environmentalism

Is the U.S. Model Really Better?
Europe’s energy consumption is half that of United States

Restoring the Wild
Improving the environmental stewardship of Marine bases

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