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we cannot dismiss the past and current and future events;
we cannot play the puppeteer, or allow ourselves to be played any longer.
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New Sierra Club Prez Invites the U.S. Prez to Yosemite

May we some day look back at today as a crossroads in history when certain wise men and women guided us on a safe path through the wilderness – to a better future. 242 more words

Politics

Seattle, Like It Or Not, Becomes Shell's Arctic Base

SEATTLE (AP) — The arrival in Seattle Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change. 745 more words

News

Neil deGrasse Tyson Part 3: You’re wrong, but that’s okay.

Now I understand that blog is beginning to be rather far removed from the event I’m writing about, but I wanted to write the last of my three part series and how I disagree with Neil deGrasse Tyson. 516 more words

Environment

Challenging the Industrial Narrative | Jacobin

via Challenging the Industrial Narrative | Jacobin.

Railroad workers are increasingly rejecting the old “jobs versus environment” story.

by Trish Kahle

n July 6, 2013, the air brakes failed on an unmanned, seventy-four-car train carrying Bakken crude oil, sending the train cascading into the Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, where it 

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Politics, World Affairs & Current Events

Happy Earth Day!

I want my child to grow up and see the majesty of whalesharks feeding at the surface as I was able to a few year ago….  161 more words

Photography

Today We Observe Earth Day

According to the Earth Day Network,

The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement.

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Celebrations