From the daily archives: Thursday, August 25, 2011

Red Rock Fire grows to 5700 acres. Temperature inversion keeps the smoke under a lid in Jackson Hole-

This fire, which was just resized from 5,729 acres, compared with 2,835 acres a day earlier, is burning in dead pine, aspen, fir and meadows near Goosewing R.S. and the controversial Wyoming Game and Fish Alkali elk […]

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It’s whether he turns down the Keystone XL pipeline-

Exploiting the tar sands of Alberta is so bad that famous NASA climatologist James Hansen said that if they are fully exploited for their oil deposits, “it is essentially game over” for the planet. So will he make nice with the oil companies and the Republicans […]

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Environmentally destructive programs identified by activists from the left and the right-

Viewpoint: Spending Cuts Are Great When the Spending Is Stupid. By Michael Grunwald . Time Magazine

This proposal is being made by the deficit-hawk Taxpayers for Common Sense, free-market Heartland Institute, the environmental group Friends of […]

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey