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Rob Werner

Rob Werner

Rob Werner is the New Hampshire state director for the League of Conservation Voters and serves as a city councilor in Concord.

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A climate protester holds a sign that says "This is an emergency"

Commentary: At global climate conference, international becomes local

By: - November 30, 2021

The city of Glasgow, Scotland, became the epicenter of global climate change action negotiations during the first two weeks of November. The agreement that emerged from many rounds of intense discussions among nearly 200 nations has been met with mixed reviews. Despite new momentum on some fronts, COP26 (United Nations Conference of the Parties) delivered […]

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Commentary: New Hampshire should embrace an offshore wind future

By: and - May 7, 2021

Last month’s celebration of Earth Day provided an opportunity to reflect upon how to build a stronger economic future for New Hampshire’s citizens based on a clean-energy future. The solutions to the crises of mass unemployment and economic inequality can play a key role in protecting New Hampshire communities from the threat of rising seas, […]

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Commentary: Celebrating Earth Day with a gender justice lens

By: and - April 20, 2021

As we look toward Earth Day 2021, we’re paying special attention to the intersection of climate and gender justice. We believe there is no gender justice without climate justice, and there is no climate justice without gender justice — yet not all feminists and environmentalists are aware of how interconnected our fights for justice are. […]