What is The Power of X?

In This Together is a group of over 40 non-profit organizations and over 2 million members, all dedicated to finding real solutions to the problems we face globally, both politically and environmentally. Polarization is tearing us apart and we are not getting enough done.

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How Can We Talk About Climate Change Across Political Lines?

Katharine Hayhoe, a Canadian climate scientist and evangelical Christian moved from South Bend Indiana to Lubbock Texas where she found herself in the middle of one of the most vast oil fields on Earth. She is now a climate policy professor and she sets out successful tactics for communicating the urgency of climate change across America’s political divide chapter by chapter.

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Where Redistricting Stands in 14 States

In next year’s elections and beyond, Republicans are maneuvering for a structural advantage. Democrats are attempting to get the most out of their limited clout, marginalized groups are pressing state authorities to increase their voting power, and lawsuits lurk ominously on the horizon.

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6 Sustainable Back to School Tips

For kids, that time before the new semester when new books, backpacks and lunchboxes are needed is potentially one of the most exciting parts of the school year. For adults, it can be a complex and stressful logistical operation.

Read More »

The IPCC report and what it means

This week the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) released their 6th landmark report on climate change, its causes, potential impacts and response options. How alarmed do we actually need to be, what does this new report say, and who exactly are the IPCC?

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energy innovation action

What is Clean Energy?

What do we mean when we talk about clean energy? And how does that differ from renewable energy? The terms are often used interchangeably but are they the same thing?

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Sustainability at the Olympic Games

The Olympics brings a huge opportunity for depolarization and discourse on some of the major issues we need to address globally. Event’s like this can be incredible ‘ice-breakers’ for non-politicized conversations about sustainability and human rights between people who may not find common ground otherwise.

Read More »

How to Save The Planet by Trying New Food

Eat to save the planet? You don’t have to tell us twice. Eating less meat is one lifestyle change that is becoming increasingly popular, but eating the planet’s more destructive species – whether a plant, fish or animal – can still have a very positive effect on the environment.

Read More »
natural gas

It’s Not Always Hard Being Green: A Soft Path to Sustainability

Despite massive growth in the market for wind and solar power, the global share of fossil fuels versus renewables has stayed relatively constant, and carbon emissions hit an all-time high in 2018 and 2019. Perhaps the popular philosopher Kermit the Frog was right when he reportedly said, “It’s not easy being green.”

Read More »

(Lab Made) Diamonds are Forever!

Last week, Pandora became the first large jeweller to make a big push into lab-created diamonds, saying it will no longer use mined ones in an unveiling of its new growth strategy.

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voting

The Power of X

Most activist campaigns focus on one group and one cause, competing with other groups and other causes for scarce funding. It’s time we got together.

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riots

Show Me The Money!

So… It’s been a few months since the Capitol riots. Things have calmed down (sort of) and Biden’s cabinet is getting to work.

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environment festival

Why Environmentalism Needs a Human-centric Approach

When it comes to climate-related economic issues, news narratives typically focus too simplistically on the trade-off between protecting the environment and prosperity. Make money OR save the planet. Run a successful business OR protect our environment.

Read More »
air pollution

Is Bottled Air A Reality We Could Be Facing?

“I’m just stepping out for some fresh air.” How many times have you said that in your life? It’s likely that you were referring to spending a few minutes outside, but what if we told you that in your lifetime it could have a whole other meaning?

Read More »
eco anxiety

Eco-Anxiety: Climate Change is All Around (and Inside) Us

We all know by now the effects of climate change on our physical health, like respiratory problems, heat and weather related conditions, infectious diseases and so on. If we’re going to talk about our health, then we have to include our mental health in that category, after all, mental health and physical health go hand in hand.

Read More »

Let’s End the War and Save the Planet

We are an endangered political species—pro-environment fiscally conservative Republicans. We embrace the radical idea that freedom, prosperity, and a healthy environment are not just compatible, but inseparable. And we need your help.

Read More »
the difficult transition

The Difficult Transition

Reality is beginning to dawn even on leaders of the establishment. The political media machine they work for may keep them in power for the time being.

Read More »
natural gas

Energy Innovation Options: Natural Gas

In recent years the United States has profited much from advances in natural gas extraction, legislation promoting and encouraging the extraction of natural gas, and significant finds of the very ancient hydrocarbon species.

Read More »

Energy Innovation Options: Solar

The amount of energy from the sun that comes into contact with Earth’s surface is so many thousands of times greater than the Earth’s demand for power it is remarkable.

Read More »
a word on the virus

A Word on the Virus

It could have been just another kind of flu, virulent and deadly, then gone. But in this world, at this time, the virus revealed our weaknesses.

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energy innovation options

Energy Innovation Options

Without a habitable home we are collectively done for, regardless of our political beliefs; working together is the only smart way forward.

Read More »
electoral college

The Electoral College’s Role in US Elections

The Electoral College has been much talked about in both the 2016 and 2020 election cycles and probably now more than ever, as the results of the recent political climate has been two presidents elected without popular vote plurality.

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the airs way of being

The Air’s Way of Being

Excerpted from the book “What we think about when we try not to think about global warming” by Per Espen Stoknes, Norwegian psychologist/economist.  Note: The

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ranked choice voting

Why Ranked Choice Voting Makes Sense

Ranked choice voting or ‘ranked voting’ are terms used to describe any voting systems which include the option to preferentially rank candidates. Ranked voting schemes go by many names, including “preferential voting”.

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what is a lobbyist

What is a Lobbyist?

We’ve all probably heard the word ‘lobbyist’ thrown around the news, but exactly what is a lobbyist? And why is it important to know?

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What is Justice?

“Just behavior or treatment.” That is the definition Google offered me. But this definition falls far short of describing the backbone of the very society we should all seek to realize.

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In This Together United States Congress Senate What Are Earmarks

What Are Earmarks?

Earmarks are provisions inserted into a discretionary spending or appropriations bill that directs funds in a very specific way, circumventing the typical allocation and process.

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Saving the environment for future generations

A Price on Pollution

California, along with eight other states, sued the Trump administration last month over the EPA’s decision to stop requiring companies to monitor and report air

Read More »

What is The Power of X?

In This Together is a group of over 40 non-profit organizations and over 2 million members, all dedicated to finding real solutions to the problems we face globally, both politically and environmentally. Polarization is tearing us apart and we are not getting enough done.

Read More »

How Can We Talk About Climate Change Across Political Lines?

Katharine Hayhoe, a Canadian climate scientist and evangelical Christian moved from South Bend Indiana to Lubbock Texas where she found herself in the middle of one of the most vast oil fields on Earth. She is now a climate policy professor and she sets out successful tactics for communicating the urgency of climate change across America’s political divide chapter by chapter.

Read More »

Where Redistricting Stands in 14 States

In next year’s elections and beyond, Republicans are maneuvering for a structural advantage. Democrats are attempting to get the most out of their limited clout, marginalized groups are pressing state authorities to increase their voting power, and lawsuits lurk ominously on the horizon.

Read More »

6 Sustainable Back to School Tips

For kids, that time before the new semester when new books, backpacks and lunchboxes are needed is potentially one of the most exciting parts of the school year. For adults, it can be a complex and stressful logistical operation.

Read More »

The IPCC report and what it means

This week the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) released their 6th landmark report on climate change, its causes, potential impacts and response options. How alarmed do we actually need to be, what does this new report say, and who exactly are the IPCC?

Read More »
energy innovation action

What is Clean Energy?

What do we mean when we talk about clean energy? And how does that differ from renewable energy? The terms are often used interchangeably but are they the same thing?

Read More »

Sustainability at the Olympic Games

The Olympics brings a huge opportunity for depolarization and discourse on some of the major issues we need to address globally. Event’s like this can be incredible ‘ice-breakers’ for non-politicized conversations about sustainability and human rights between people who may not find common ground otherwise.

Read More »

How to Save The Planet by Trying New Food

Eat to save the planet? You don’t have to tell us twice. Eating less meat is one lifestyle change that is becoming increasingly popular, but eating the planet’s more destructive species – whether a plant, fish or animal – can still have a very positive effect on the environment.

Read More »
natural gas

It’s Not Always Hard Being Green: A Soft Path to Sustainability

Despite massive growth in the market for wind and solar power, the global share of fossil fuels versus renewables has stayed relatively constant, and carbon emissions hit an all-time high in 2018 and 2019. Perhaps the popular philosopher Kermit the Frog was right when he reportedly said, “It’s not easy being green.”

Read More »

(Lab Made) Diamonds are Forever!

Last week, Pandora became the first large jeweller to make a big push into lab-created diamonds, saying it will no longer use mined ones in an unveiling of its new growth strategy.

Read More »
voting

The Power of X

Most activist campaigns focus on one group and one cause, competing with other groups and other causes for scarce funding. It’s time we got together.

Read More »
riots

Show Me The Money!

So… It’s been a few months since the Capitol riots. Things have calmed down (sort of) and Biden’s cabinet is getting to work.

Read More »
environment festival

Why Environmentalism Needs a Human-centric Approach

When it comes to climate-related economic issues, news narratives typically focus too simplistically on the trade-off between protecting the environment and prosperity. Make money OR save the planet. Run a successful business OR protect our environment.

Read More »
air pollution

Is Bottled Air A Reality We Could Be Facing?

“I’m just stepping out for some fresh air.” How many times have you said that in your life? It’s likely that you were referring to spending a few minutes outside, but what if we told you that in your lifetime it could have a whole other meaning?

Read More »
eco anxiety

Eco-Anxiety: Climate Change is All Around (and Inside) Us

We all know by now the effects of climate change on our physical health, like respiratory problems, heat and weather related conditions, infectious diseases and so on. If we’re going to talk about our health, then we have to include our mental health in that category, after all, mental health and physical health go hand in hand.

Read More »

Let’s End the War and Save the Planet

We are an endangered political species—pro-environment fiscally conservative Republicans. We embrace the radical idea that freedom, prosperity, and a healthy environment are not just compatible, but inseparable. And we need your help.

Read More »
the difficult transition

The Difficult Transition

Reality is beginning to dawn even on leaders of the establishment. The political media machine they work for may keep them in power for the time being.

Read More »
natural gas

Energy Innovation Options: Natural Gas

In recent years the United States has profited much from advances in natural gas extraction, legislation promoting and encouraging the extraction of natural gas, and significant finds of the very ancient hydrocarbon species.

Read More »

Energy Innovation Options: Solar

The amount of energy from the sun that comes into contact with Earth’s surface is so many thousands of times greater than the Earth’s demand for power it is remarkable.

Read More »
a word on the virus

A Word on the Virus

It could have been just another kind of flu, virulent and deadly, then gone. But in this world, at this time, the virus revealed our weaknesses.

Read More »
energy innovation options

Energy Innovation Options

Without a habitable home we are collectively done for, regardless of our political beliefs; working together is the only smart way forward.

Read More »
electoral college

The Electoral College’s Role in US Elections

The Electoral College has been much talked about in both the 2016 and 2020 election cycles and probably now more than ever, as the results of the recent political climate has been two presidents elected without popular vote plurality.

Read More »
the airs way of being

The Air’s Way of Being

Excerpted from the book “What we think about when we try not to think about global warming” by Per Espen Stoknes, Norwegian psychologist/economist.  Note: The

Read More »
ranked choice voting

Why Ranked Choice Voting Makes Sense

Ranked choice voting or ‘ranked voting’ are terms used to describe any voting systems which include the option to preferentially rank candidates. Ranked voting schemes go by many names, including “preferential voting”.

Read More »
what is a lobbyist

What is a Lobbyist?

We’ve all probably heard the word ‘lobbyist’ thrown around the news, but exactly what is a lobbyist? And why is it important to know?

Read More »

What is Justice?

“Just behavior or treatment.” That is the definition Google offered me. But this definition falls far short of describing the backbone of the very society we should all seek to realize.

Read More »
In This Together United States Congress Senate What Are Earmarks

What Are Earmarks?

Earmarks are provisions inserted into a discretionary spending or appropriations bill that directs funds in a very specific way, circumventing the typical allocation and process.

Read More »
Saving the environment for future generations

A Price on Pollution

California, along with eight other states, sued the Trump administration last month over the EPA’s decision to stop requiring companies to monitor and report air

Read More »