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A Declaration of Interdependence

July 5, 2012 | By Henry Steele Commager

Commons sense that can sustain us into the future

A Better Climate Bill in Congress

December 15, 2009 | By Peter Barnes

The Cantwell-Collins climate bill is better for U.S. families and environment, thanks to a commons-based approach

The Story of Cap & Trade

December 3, 2009 | By David Bollier

Transition Towns Take Up Challenge of Global Warming

October 6, 2009 | By Jay Walljasper

Community efforts to reduce carbon and prepare for peak oil are a form of commoning.

Scientific American Endorses Cap and Dividend

July 1, 2009 | By Jay Walljasper

Although not part of legislation recently passed in the U.S. House, this idea remains the most pragmatic approach to curbing global warming

Washington Post Endorses Cap-and-Dividend

October 22, 2008 | By Jay Walljasper

The Cap and Dividend Solution

September 25, 2008 | By Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes testifies before Congress about a commons approach to addressing climate change.

Risk, Inequality and the Economics of Disaster

May 21, 2008 | By MAndrews

Marcellus Andrews explains how climate change will force us to confront the inequalities that market fundamentalism produces.

Reclaiming a True Global Commons in the Arctic Melt

March 30, 2008 | By Kathryn Milun

Global warming sparks huge new commons controversies. Who owns the newly emerging Northwest Passage? Who can claim Antarctica's mineral riches?

Valuing the Commons: Congestion Pricing's Hidden Payoff

July 24, 2007 | By Charles Komanoff

A congestion pricing plan for New York's streets is a transformative step towards recognizing the commons.

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