A Yes magazine article explains that making energy public is the answer: cities, counties, and states own the utility systems and build and operate the wind, solar, and efficiency programs. they keep the money local, and they increase efficiency instead of maximizing the profits to distant owners. www.commondreams.org/views/2017/07/09/our-best-shot-meeting-paris-goals-make-energy-public the study shows public is mostly better […]
Jonathan Lindgren wrote on FB about avoiding TV because it makes us upset and full of cortisol, “Someone else’s comment, and part of why I don’t watch TV: On April 18, 1930 the BBC Evening News reported, “There is no news today,” and shifted to piano music. By the late 1950s, Douglas Edwards and John […]
Bringing wolves back in Colorado. Michael Robinson started this movement when he started Sinapu many years ago. He has written a good book about the history of the mistreatment of wolves by the government. He is with the Center for Biological Diversity, which is a leader in protecting habitat for wildlife. Hailey Hawkins is […]
Voting Hacking- Removing voters from the voting rolls, Russian hacking, hacking electronic voting machines
KGNU radio episode on voting: Tuesday, 6/13/2017 Hemispheres 6pm to 7 pm on Tuesday in the “archives” Host: Joe Richey REALITY WINNER, DATA SECURITY AND ELECTION QUALITY This edition of Hemispheres features comments and testimony about voting technology in the aftermath of NSA documents revealing the attempted infiltration into U.S. voting systems: Florida, California, Illinois, […]
Karen M. took this picture of her partner Dave A. while they were hiking in a Wilderness Study Area north of Eagle. He is wearing our osprey design t-shirt.
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/how-a-small-town-is-standing-up-to-fracking-w482577 A retired elementary school teacher, her daughter, the local League of Women Voters president, a retired coal company executive, a piano tuner, an interior designer, and other locals passed a law that gave residents the right to local self government. Thus they would no longer be limited to pro-oil state laws. The people have […]
These airgun soundbursts can be heard 2,500 miles away and go off every 10 seconds for months. They are planned on the Atlantic coast from Delaware down to Florida. Please support Greenpeace, Oceana, NRDC, and Sea Shepherd as they oppose this. https://www.ecowatch.com/seismic-tesing-oil-drilling-2402920868.html
This article says that the movie “The Day After” about how brinkmanship between the US and Russia leads to a allout nuclear war persuaded persuaded President Reagan to reduce the tensions with Russia (http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2017/06/wanted-role-model-of-strength-restraint.html). The stories of devastation affecting believable characters deeply affected Reagan.
Great article on the collapse of big oil: http://www.financialpost.com/m/wp/news/transportation/blog.html?b=business.financialpost.com%2Fnews%2Ftransportation%2Ffossil-fuel-vehicles-will-vanish-in-8-years-in-twin-death-spiral-for-big-oil-and-big-autos-says-study-that-shocking-the-industry Go to his speech in Boulder on June 8: http://cleanenergyaction.org/
Once they were common in the US and Canada. Then they were hunted for their feathers, skins, and meat. Around 1933 there were only 70 trumpeter swans left in the lower 48 states. Now there are more than 63,000. They recovered because hunting was banned, remnant populations were discovered in Alaska and near Yellowstone, wildlife […]