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An Adverse Judgement Has Been Made for Future Generations and the Planet

An Adverse Judgement Has Been Made for Future Generations and the Planet

By | June 5, 2012 at 5:07 pm | No comments

Photo by Sam Howzlt via flickr The federal government recently threw out a lawsuit brought against it by a small group of American youth who are concerned for the health of the planet and the consequent survival of their generation. Specifically, this lawsuit demands that...

Posted in: Climate, Politics

Documenting a Grassroots Movement

Documenting a Grassroots Movement

By | April 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | One comment

In the summer of 2011, a small group of passionate filmmakers set off on a journey around the country to explore the urban farming movement. What they discovered changed how they think about food, community, and sustainability. Growing Cities covers the breadth of the...

Posted in: Art, Culture, DIY, Food, Mindful Lifestyle

Revolutionary Testimony by Northern Gateway Pipeline Joint Review Panel Speaker, Lee Brain

By | April 16, 2012 at 6:20 pm | No comments

Photo by Wyatt Wellman via flickr Although it is already a month and a half old, this video of Lee Brain’s testimony to the Northern Gateway Pipeline Joint Review Committee in Canada is circulating around social media sites.  This proposed project would consist of two...

Posted in: Energy, Politics

Chemical Contamination at Safe Levels in Dimock, PA

By | March 26, 2012 at 8:02 pm | No comments

Photo by rocketjim54 via flickr The EPA released controversial findings from incomplete tests on wells from the rural town of Dimock, Pennsylvania on March 15. These findings indicate that the 11 wells that were tested did not contain levels of methane and other chemicals...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Politics

Education Revolution

By | March 8, 2012 at 8:00 am | No comments

Photo by Trondheim Byarkiv via flickr I recently watched a video that will inspire any educator, environmentalist, and techno-geek. It is called “Education for a Sustainable Future” and is posted on YouTube...

Posted in: Art, Culture

Five Fascinating Facts About Rick Santorum

By | March 1, 2012 at 8:29 pm | One comment

Photo by markn3tel via flickr “We were put on this earth as creatures of God to have dominion over the earth, to use it wisely but for our benefit, not the earth’s benefit. We are intelligent beings … we should not let the vagaries of nature destroy what we have helped...

Posted in: Politics

Pennsylvania Residents Just Got Fracked

By | February 23, 2012 at 7:44 pm | No comments

Photo by Joelk75 via flickr Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Corbett, recently signed HB 1950 into law, which allows counties the freedom to charge natural gas companies “impact fees” to drill inside their boundaries. What Governor Corbett won’t tell you is that the law...

Posted in: Politics

Defense Energy Project

By | February 15, 2012 at 9:09 pm | One comment

Photo by L.C.Nøttaasen via flickr TreeHugger.com’s Brian Merchant, MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan, and NASA’s James Hansen recently discussed an economic strategy to reduce carbon emissions and inspire Green innovation. It’s called the Defense Energy Project, and it...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Politics

Vermont Works to Ban Fracking

By | January 31, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments

Photo of view in Vermont by Donna Kohut Last week, the state of Vermont began legally fortifying itself against the wave of hydraulic fracturing that is currently sweeping the nation. The State House Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources Committee unanimously passed a bill that...

Posted in: Energy, Politics

New York Inspires Fracktivists

By | January 27, 2012 at 7:38 pm | No comments

Photo by Marcellus Protest via flickr The anti-fracking movement is solidifying its foundation in grassroots organization's loosely knit groups of concerned citizens. Quiet bands of citizens are coming together to protect their regions from shale gas exploitation. ...

Posted in: Energy, Politics

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