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Environmentalist Gus Speth: "Ultimate insider goes radical"

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


Climate Change and the Power of Community

I wrote out a quick question on a slip of paper, and sent it on to the moderator last night as Bill McKibben of 350.org… 572 more words

Call Of The Land

Oh hey look: another VTGOP climate change denier

Here’s a little compost sprinkled on your cornflakes, courtesy of one Eileen Rodgers, “communications director for the Burlington Republican Committee”:

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.

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The End of Nature

I just got back from a week-long vacation to Florida this past week, and I brought with me Bill McKibben’s The End of Nature to read during my trip. 2,219 more words

Bill Mckibben

The Sowell Collection: Then and Now

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

Barry Lopez

Our Ambitious Call to Transform the World

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

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Art, Activism, and Mathematics

I’m preparing to teach a class on sustainability and mathematics this January–it’s one of my favorite topics because it’s so personally meaningful and the math is really interesting. 322 more words