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Why Do Republican Leaders Hate Renewable Energy… and the Environment?

2018-05-26T23:32:01+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Climate politics, Energy Policy, Reasons for Acting, Renewable Energy|

There is an attack against renewable energy and the environment in this country. It is being conducted by large utilities, coal, and oil companies. The impact will affect our energy policies, manufacturing, economy, and environment for decades. It is abetted by Republican state and federal legislators that are being [...]

Uranium Mining in the Grand Canyon – What Could Go Wrong?

2018-05-17T13:37:07+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Business and Environment, Nature|

I am camped on the Colorado outside of Moab, Utah. The river winds past willows just a few feet from my tent reflecting the red rock canyons. Unfortunately, I learned too late that across the river and upstream several hundred yards is a radioactive uranium mining tailings dump. The [...]

Slow Earthwalking

2018-04-28T23:01:15+00:00 April 28th, 2018|A Good Day, Nature|

I am on a desert walkabout. Places like Hovenweep, Canyons of the Ancients, Arches, Great Sands, Chaco. I try not to hike the main trails. It’s not that I don’t like the sights. It’s that I don’t like lots of people. Not personally. Just en masse. It’s the back [...]

Environmental Messaging: Silver Bullets

2018-04-09T14:27:32+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Climate Change Denial and Misinformation, Climate politics, Environmental Messaging|

The Lone Ranger used them. They’re supposed to kill werewolves. They seem like a cool idea, one that could possess magical powers. But when it comes to environmental messaging, they are not much good. In a previous post I covered the balance of fear and hope required to move [...]

Environmental Messaging – Nobody is Listening to You on Facebook

2018-03-23T17:53:07+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Climate politics, Environmental Messaging, Reasons for Acting|

I am new to Facebook and Twitter. I started them out of curiosity. For me, they are an experiment. Criticizing social media is now a national pastime. But this post isn’t a criticism of Facebook or Twitter, or about the Russian or Cambridge Analytics misuse of Facebook. It’s about [...]

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