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For the Trees

For North American tree lovers, October is a special month: the time of year when the trees get dressed up in their fanciest finery and show off just how wildly beautiful they are. 1,257 more words

Alternative Futures

BREAKING: Tar Sands Pipeline Shut Down

By Afrin Sopariwala, Tim DeChristopher’s Website – 12 October 16

Source: Reader Supported News

This morning, by 7:30 PST, 5 activists have successfully shut down 5 pipelines across the United States deliverying tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada in support of the call for International Days of Prayer and Action for Standing Rock. 522 more words

Climate Change

NREL’s new chief talks about the path to a carbon-neutral future -- Denver Business Journal

Solar panels, such these at the Garfield County Airport near Rifle, Colo., need virtually no water, once they are manufactured. Photo/Allen Best

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Colorado Water

Alliance vs Tar Sands

The First Nations Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion–signed by 50 Indigenous nations in Vancouver and Quebec on September 22–opposes TransCanada, Kinder Morgan, and Enbridge pipeline projects in their traditional territories. 109 more words

A Deadly Threat to Our Very Existence

On the 23rd day of the month of September, in an early year of a decade not too long before our own, the human race suddenly encountered a deadly threat to its very existence.

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Climate Politics

Standing Rock Protest

“All the problems we face in the United States today can be traced to an unenlightened immigration policy on the part of the American Indian.” —

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Environmental Issues

Jordan Fisher Smith on Man vs. Nature and the Struggle For The Balance of Power

On the surface, Jordan Fisher Smith is not your typical environmentalist and nature writer. Sure, he spent 21 years as a park ranger in four different states, and narrated the Academy Award-nominated documentary… 654 more words

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