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ANWR could be opened for drilling

Environmentalists and House Democrats are up in arms over a line item in the 2018 House budget bill that could result in the opening the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for drilling for fossil fuels. 95 more words


Our Public Lands Belong to Our Children

Here’s your Monday Action for the week of 6/12/17:

The White House and some members of Congress are working on legislation to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR, in Alaska) for oil drilling as well as other public lands that are currently protected. 518 more words

Climate Action


Spring in the arctic is soft. It happens gently, so that without thinking too much about it you’re wearing your sneakers and then sandals to school every day and you’ve stopped building fires altogether. 1,391 more words


Drilling in Arctic Refuge to close deficit? Let's be real.

The White House’s budget will be delivered to Congress today. Called “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” the 62-page document proposes the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to drilling. 655 more words


Trump's choices of Cabinet renew debate over opening Alaska's Arctic refuge to oil drilling

Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency and Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state — along with rumors that he will choose Montana Rep.  759 more words

Current Events

Shook-up world: What is the value of wilderness?

Like so many people, I am dazed by the events of this week. On Tuesday night I went to bed in tears, shocked and frightened by the outcome of the election. 1,098 more words


Oops Pie

By far, the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to me happened on Monday.

Last weekend, Geoff, Albert and I borrowed a canoe and took off for an adventure. 336 more words