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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

Books & Literature

Slippery Oil Prices Plunge Over Cliff Into Bear Market

By David Haggith – Re-Blogged From Great Recession Blog

Oil today plunged quickly below $40 per barrel, taking oil prices down more than 20% from their high a little over a month ago. 1,133 more words

GDP & Employment

Hot Lesbians and Ethical Oil

Frames, at least the effective ones, have a way of sticking. And in case you’re fuzzy on frames, here’s a definition from the guru of linguistic framing, George Lakoff: “Frames are mental structures that shape the way we see the world.” 891 more words