Daily Archives: October 2, 2017

Stop Rep. Walden’s Plan to Clear-Cut the Gorge

Send a letter to your members of Congress today and a copy to the Governor! With the Eagle Creek fire still burning in the Columbia Gorge, Congressman Greg Walden has already introduced legislation (HR 3715) that would require commercial logging in areas impacted by the Eagle Creek fire within the […]

California’s Plan for 100% Renewables Falls Flat in the 11th Hour

California’s pitch for 100 percent renewable energy is dead — for now. If we’ve learned anything this summer, it’s that 100 percent renewables is easier said than done. by Emma Foehringer Merchant September 15, 2017 in Green Tech Media In the last week of its legislative session, California bills that […]

A Carbon-Free City Is Being Built from Scratch

The Colorado city will rely on solar energy, a king-sized lithium-ion battery, and energy efficiency schemes. DENVER — Can a city built from scratch be profitable to developers and enjoyable to residents as it tries to be carbon-free? That is the question facing owners and planners of a mostly vacant, […]

The Uninhabitable Earth–and debates

Famine, economic collapse, a sun that cooks us: What climate change could wreak — sooner than you think. To read an annotated version of this article, complete with interviews with scientists and links to further reading, click here. I. ‘Doomsday’ Peering beyond scientific reticence. It is, I promise, worse than […]

How to Tell If Your Reps Are Serious About Climate Change

In the wake of Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement, how serious are your elected leaders about fighting back? By Bill McKibben Perhaps no president in recent times has unified the country, and the globe, as effectively as Donald Trump. In the hours following his rejection of the […]