Nationally renowned environmentalist Gus Speth has come full circle: from working inside the White House as a top environmental adviser to Pres. Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, to getting arrested outside its gates. 183 more words
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Here’s a little compost sprinkled on your cornflakes, courtesy of one Eileen Rodgers, “communications director for the Burlington Republican Committee”:
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Along with plotting to place wind turbines on 200 miles of ridge lines and scheming to occupy thousands of acres of our fields with solar panels, the central planners in Vermont are busying themselves with projects that are guaranteed to squeeze our cars off the roads.
The article that appeared in the Lubbock Avalanche Journal on Dec. 17, 2000 was not news to me. I worked at TTU Libraries and I’d already heard of this fantastic new collection–and as a librarian, poet, literary scholar, I wanted to be a part of it. 475 more words
A message to the world ahead of the UN Summit on Sustainable Development and the COP21 climate talks in Paris.
We world citizens unite in a common call to all governments of the world gathering in New York for the United Nations Summit to adopt new universal goals for sustainable development, just 70 days before the critical 21st Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris later this year. 1,495 more words