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Reclaiming Henry David Thoreau, Forest Historian

The bicentennial of the birth of Henry David Thoreau this month comes at an auspicious time. Given the political climate we live in, his essay “Civil Disobedience” resonates today more than it has in nearly a half-century. 1,048 more words

This Day In History

Nuclear power: the ongoing green controversy

A RECIPE FOR DISASTER?

Just over six years ago an earthquake off the coast of Tohoku measuring a whopping 9 on the Richter scale sparked the largest tsunami ever recorded to hit Japan. 2,587 more words

Climate Change

Alan Maki | Climate change and the military-industrial complex

Maki asks on Facebook, “Did any of you march on this Science Day? If so, did you see any signs calling for Trump to stop pushing towards World War III and nuclear war (nuclear winter)?   538 more words

Militarism

Student Protests and an Unruly Audience: Earth Day 1970 in Grand Rapids

Earth Day activities were planned across the country on April 22, 1970. Grand Rapids was also included in those communities that celebrated Earth Day.

Based on articles from the Grand Rapids Press… 439 more words

Environmental Movement

EU backs Mexican clean power

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mexican development bank Nacional Financiera (NAFIN) to support projects that combat climate change, particularly renewables. 95 more words

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Germany’s High-Priced Energy Revolution

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Germany has launched a renewable-energy revolution, and it’s paying a fortune to achieve it. In the past decade its green-minded politicians, backed by green-minded voters, have undertaken an extraordinary energy transition known in German as the Energiewende. 40 more words

Environmental Movement

Europe's renewable energy revolution

More than 2km down a dark tunnel deep inside a Norwegian mountain, a drilling machine is boring out holes in the rock. It’s part of a major project that will connect Britain to… 241 more words

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