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  • People's Climate March
    Unsettling climate
    This week New York City, and several other international venues, are cleaning up the trash left by the “People’s Climate March” protests. The march was intended to amplify climate issues ahead of United Nations policy planning...
  • Solar Energy festival will be held in Balboa Park
    SunFest! coming to Balboa Park, San Diego
    Unplugging from the grid and relying on the natural rays of the sun for energy is a dream for many people. The sun's energy is constant, free and environmentally friendly. That is about as natural as one can get. The possibilities of this as a...
  • Green Fatigue
    California environmental quackery act
    The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) has been a growing and chronic economic impediment in California. CEQA, a 1975 law to publically review, document and mitigate “significant” environmental impacts of new development, has...
  • Scene for "Mining for Ruby"
    Interview: 'Mining for Ruby' is a love story set against today's headlines
    With his spouse behind the camera, it’s easy to assume that actor/writer Daniel Ponicklyhas an easy time on set. Yet, in recent collaborations with wife Zoe Quist, Ponickly quickly is put through his physical and emotional paces. &ldquo...
  • Beardfest could be the next big thing
    Beardfest 2014: A rising star in the festival world
    Summer is the prime time for festivals of every type - food, environmentalism, music, and art to name a few - but rarely do you get a festival that rolls all those flavors into one weekend event. That is, until Beardfest came along.Beardfest is an...
  • ECOPOLITICS
    China's Deadly Environment
    The environmental movement achieved its necessary mission in the last half of the 20th century in prospering western democracies that could afford comprehensive environmental controls. Pollution control technologies largely developed and applied...
  • The LEAF School
    Paddle to Bella Bella and earn college credits through LEAF School
    Students at the LEAF School (Learn and Serve Environmental Anthropology Field (LEAF) School) in Lynnwood, Washington can earn up to 12 credits by completing a “Community-based research project.” This summer the research project is the ...
  • ECOPOLITICS
    California water wars at AFA Forum
    LOS ANGELES – The American Freedom Alliance (AFA) recently held a public forum about the impacts of California water shortages and government water allocations under today’s unprecedented drought. AFA is a growing conservative...
  • Climate Fatigue
    Climate fatigue and expense
    Bjorn Lomborg, Danish statistician, economist, former Greenpeace official and author of the bestseller book The Skeptical Environmentalist, says that global climate change would have both good and bad impacts. He accepts that man contributes to...
  • Green Gone Wrong
    Green makes bad neighbor
    Several times each year I accept and enjoy assignments in lawsuits as a litigation support and expert environmental science and regulatory consultant. Over the last two years I’ve been involved with a California Environmental Quality Act ...
  • Edible Landscaping
    'Edible Landscaping': Perfect for the suburban homeowner
    Michael Judd's recent release, Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist, has proved to be far more than he promised in the book's Kickstarter campaign. Filled with gorgeous color photos and clear instructions, the book introduces the...
  • Environment Virginia Symposium
    Working Together to Create a Positive Environmental Legacy
    Join in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Environment Virginia Symposium! Sponsored by Virginia Military Institute, this event is held April 8 – 10 2014 in Lexington.Learn about innovative and cost-effective solutions to pressing...
  • Banff Mountain Film Festival 2014 review and highlights
    Banff Mountain Film Festival 2014 review and highlights
    Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah saw huge crowds on the first two nights and a sold-out crowd last night, February 20, 2014, for the final night of shows for the Banff Mountain Film Festival. The Banff films didn’t disappoint as there...
  • Cease the Grease
    Get rid of garden pesticides safely
    Get rid of garden pesticides and other hazardous chemicals safelyIt’s fast approaching spring and time for Fort Worth area gardeners to check our household and gardening chemicals containers for expiration dates (if we use them instead of...
  • Banff Film Festival 2014 World Tour at Kingsbury Hall
    Banff Film Festival 2014 World Tour at Kingsbury Hall
    The Banff Film Festival 2014 World Tour has been making its rounds and is back in Utah at Kingsbury Hall next week, February 18-20, 2014. From climbing to skiing, biking, wingsuit flying, kayaking, environmental and culture, this year’s...