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NATURAL GAS ISN’T THE ANSWER: The U.S. Clean Power Plan’s Fatal Flaw

NATURAL GAS ISN’T THE ANSWER: The U.S. Clean Power Plan’s Fatal Flaw

There’s a fatal flaw in President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. He proposes to continue and even increase our reliance on...
February 22, 2016 × 0 comments

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WHAT A WASTE: 6 easy ways we can reduce food waste… and a few not so easy ways

WHAT A WASTE: 6 easy ways we can reduce food waste… and a few not so easy ways

It’s about this time of year that I start wondering what will happen to all of the pumpkins dotting the fields and filling up...
November 12, 2015 × 1 comment

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CROSS-SPECIES BONDING: Nonhuman beings in human social services

CROSS-SPECIES BONDING: Nonhuman beings in human social services

Animals have developed a place in social services directed to some of the most vulnerable populations in our societies. Therapeutic...
September 27, 2015 × 1 comment

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ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLENCE: How harming the environment literally harms us

ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLENCE: How harming the environment literally harms us

It’s not news for anyone to hear that beating the living hell out of our natural environment isn’t a good idea for humanity:...
July 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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WARNING FROM ISHMAEL: The right way to live

WARNING FROM ISHMAEL: The right way to live

The books by Daniel Quinn—most notably Ishmael and the sequel My Ishmael—are both thought-provoking and entertaining. Quinn...
June 27, 2015 × 1 comment

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IM/MATERIALISM: The solution to many of our environmental problems is to value things more

IM/MATERIALISM: The solution to many of our environmental problems is to value things more

Join me for a brief thought exercise, will you? Or skip a few lines down. I don’t know how much time you have for thought exercises. Picture...
May 17, 2015 × 0 comments

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WRITING IN THE SKY: Destroying the planet or keeping it healthy rests in human hands

WRITING IN THE SKY: Destroying the planet or keeping it healthy rests in human hands

The following article has been excerpted from The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How it Shapes Our Planet by Christian Schwägerl, a...
November 27, 2014 × 1 comment

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WILDLIFE ISN’T A PROBLEM: Let’s stop calling it that

WILDLIFE ISN’T A PROBLEM: Let’s stop calling it that

Inevitably in late summer, we hear all kinds of stories about encounters with wildlife, either in parks or backyards, or from...
September 10, 2014 × 1 comment

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MARS OR BUST: Why do we want to land a person on Mars?

MARS OR BUST: Why do we want to land a person on Mars?

A poll conducted by Explore Mars and Phillips & Company found that 71 per cent of Americans surveyed are confident that...
December 27, 2013 × 1 comment