Ken Regelson says there is hope, as wind (1.7 cents per KWH) and solar cost much less than coal, and there are great advances in storage: new batteries, pumping water uphill, running weighted trains uphill, heating up molten salt and storing it to produce steam, compressing air. …. People, cities, and companies can save lots […]
In Jeff Goodell’s Rolling Stone article, James Hansen says we need a new political party that takes no money from lobbyists, and we need a carbon tax on fossil fuels that is distributed back to the people. Further, he says we need to improve our forestry and agricultural practices in order to take carbon out […]
Another fracking pipeline constructed by Spectra blew up in April in Pennsylvania. If this new Spectra pipeline blew up where it passes near the Indian Point nuclear power plant, it could cause a catastrophe. Plus, pipelines and drilling for fracked gas pollute the air and water in addition to accelerating global warming. Link
Please gather signatures for petitions to keep oil fracking away from schools, homes, and hospitals. Link to circulate petitions or donate. Link to a good article in the Boulder Weekly.
The area of forests burned due to climate change has doubled and soon will double again. Article
Mike Roselle says that we need confrontation, controversy, sacrifice, noncooperation, going to jail, and civil disobedience. He has stopped timeber sales and nuclear tests. He cofounded Earth First, The Rainforest Action Network, and the Ruckus Society. He moved to appalachia to fight mountain top removal. Resist! No Compromise! “When you say nonviolent direct […]
A court ordered the state of Washington to create regulations to prevent global warming. link
See the movie “Disobedience” on 5-5-16 in boulder at 7:30 at Alfalfas grocery (link to local showing). It is about the protests to break free of oil, gas, and coal. See the movie online.
A Public Trust article claims that government has a duty to protect “life, liberty, and property”. “Under the “public trust doctrine,” governments must manage the vital natural resources on which human well-being depends for the benefit of all present and future generations. Governments have no right to authorize their destruction to the detriment of constitutional […]