Shane Davis: Gov. Brown, will you frack to the moon and back, or will your ‘Moonbeam’ shine a new light on harmful fracking and ban it outright in California?
Walter Brasch: Vera Scroggins never planned to be among the leaders of a social movement, but her persistence in explaining and documenting what is happening to the people and their environment has put her there.
Larry Wines: Solid ground isn’t solid. Things move. And we’ve come to understand the “how” and a lot of the “why,” and where it’s going.
Nurses Guide Apocalypse: Whether it’s zombies, climate change, nuclear winter,or an asteroid — here’s what a nurse needs to know about the apocalypse.
Winona LaDuke: The Lakota, like many other Native people, see a big infrastructure project like the Keystone XL pipeline, which moves profits from one corporation to another, across their land, as more than a black snake of the fat taker. It is a threat, and there is no new water.
Wayne Williams: Arctic seas will continue to lose ice and become less able to maintain colder temperatures at the poles, creating weaker jet streams in the atmosphere, making the planet hotter and hotter every year.
Walter Brasch: Where the oil and gas lobby has been able to mount a multi-million dollar media campaign, the people who proudly call themselves “fractivists” have countered by effective use of the social media and low-budget but highly effective rallies.
Dan Bacher: Hundreds of indigenous people from California and across the country gathered with a crowd of over 4,000 people at the State Capitol in Sacramento on March 15 to send a clear message to Governor Brown: ban fracking, an environmentally destructive oil extraction practice that pollutes groundwater, rivers and the oceans.
Fracking Industry: The gas drilling industry is dependent on independent contractors who often provide little or no benefits to their workers.
Fracking Activists: The unanimous adoption of the LA ordinance comes of the eve of the state Democratic Party convention in LA.
Texas Fracking: Destroying God’s world to maximize your profits is not Rex Tillerson’s right.
Farmers Against Fracking: With drought jeopardizing California agriculture, farmers urge Gov. Brown to place a moratorium on fracking.
Coast-to-Coast Climate March: We need to go directly to those communities most directly affected by our short-sighted energy policies .