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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


Science Guy Bill Nye's Global Meltdown

The Five Changes of Climate Grief

National Geographic (2015)

Film Review

The Five Changes of Climate Grief is a humorous documentary in which Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a psychiatrist and Bill Nye the Science Guy plays himself as the latter grapples with climate denial (not the kind Exxon pays for but the personal kind all of us experience). 199 more words


Pro-tip: It costs a lot when you spill tar sands oil into a river

One of the worst inland oil spills in U.S. history will result in a fine second only to the one levied for the Gulf’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster — and the largest ever for a pipeline accident. 161 more words

Climate & Energy