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Christ & Cascadia: conference and new post

I’m soon finishing out my term as the Portland regional editor for Christ & Cascadia, an online journal and conference exploring the intersection of Northwest theology and culture. 393 more words


Exclusive: EPA’s top official commits to doing right by communities of color

The fundamental facts of environmental justice — that communities of color face disproportionately higher rates of pollution — have been known for decades. It’s been more than 20 years, for instance, since President Bill Clinton… 1,077 more words

Climate & Energy

The Future of Wild Europe

Conference Report (The University of Leeds, UK, 12–14 September 2016)

By Roger Norum

A version of this report was first published  17 October 2016 on  3,316 more words

Environmental History

Pandora's box of chemicals

A little history on our chemical predicament:  The EPA’s Toxic Substance and Control Act was enacted in 1976. At that time, 62,000 chemicals were grandfathered in with no testing. 562 more words

La Jicarita Publishes New e-book

Back in August of 2015 we announced that after nearly twenty years of reporting on environmental politics in New Mexico we were winding down our day-to-day reportage and analysis due to lack of funding and general burn out. 196 more words

New Mexico

Wide view of Aberfan Disaster

Aberfan (7 pianos, percussion, voice and tools of rescue) is an elegy not only for the people of a village who suffered the loss of a generation and the wounded soul of the Welsh who saw their beautiful country destroyed when the coal mines came to the valleys, but for our world, besieged by unbridled industry pillaging the land and its people, exploiting their riches for a few.   84 more words

Aberfan Disaster