Earthjustice attorney Howard Fox discusses threats to President Obama’s Clean Power Plan which forces coal-fired power plants to clean up their act…
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Arlington County and Alexandria, Virginia recently joined 16 other U.S. cities in the Sierra Club’s “Ready for 100 Campaign” whereby cities commit to 100% clean, renewable energy within the next two decades.
Jeremy Martin is a Senior Scientist for the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Clean Vehicles Program, in charge of evaluating biofuels and policy. EarthTalk’s Ethan Goffman interviewed him in Rockville, Maryland, where their discussion ranged from the impact of automobiles to surprising findings regarding corn ethanol to the transportation system of the future…
Thousands of protestors at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota are trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline slated to cross land adjacent to sacred tribal territory.
A scramble for land, money, and resources ends in ecological disaster and snatches away everything people have worked for. Does this sound like the situation threatening us today? It has happened before, in the Great Plains in the early twentieth century, when land ecologically unfit for farming was plowed under, culminating in the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
Diana Movius’ acclaimed GLACIER Climate Change Ballet places a dynamic and melting polar environment on stage. Dancers ripple, crack and plunge, embodying the science behind icecap collapse. A custom video projection by documentarian Robin Bell surrounds the dancers, creating an immersive audience experience.
North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux, a tribe with a long history of displacement and persecution, is now fighting against the siting of an oil pipeline dangerously close to sacred tribal lands.
Although it often feels like environmentalists are purveyors of catastrophe, stories of saving precious wilderness abound. One of these is Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, the largest relatively intact rainforest in North America which makes up about 14 percent of the global temperate rainforest…