Tag Archives: Environment

Maxine Phillips :
BOOKS | ‘Johnny Appleseed: Green Spirit of the Frontier’

Paul Buhle and Noah Van Sciver’s graphic history tells a tale very relevant to our time. By Maxine Phillips | The Rag Blog | September 25, 2017 [Johnny Appleseed: Green Spirit of the Frontier, a graphic history written by Paul … finish reading Maxine Phillips :
BOOKS | ‘Johnny Appleseed: Green Spirit of the Frontier’

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Omar Rodriguez Ortiz :
METRO | Fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline reaches Austin

Allies of the ‘water protectors’ collect provisions for the harsh winter. By Omar Rodriguez Ortiz | The Rag Blog | November 16, 2016 AUSTIN — People started arriving in the morning with non-perishable food, heavy winter clothing, boots, sleeping bags, … finish reading Omar Rodriguez Ortiz :
METRO | Fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline reaches Austin

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Steve Russell :
Dakota Access Pipeline: Legal encounters of
the third kind

The Indians do not claim their right to safe drinking water as U.S. citizens, but as human beings. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | September 28, 2016 Listen to the podcast of Thorne Dreyer’s September 23, 2016 Rag … finish reading Steve Russell :
Dakota Access Pipeline: Legal encounters of
the third kind

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Johnny Hazard :
The Mexico City area has been hit by a
major ozone crisis

One reason: Mexico City’s 10 million people simply won’t give up their cars. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | March 20, 2015 Leer este artículo en español MEXICO CITY — After a couple of days of unusually cold, … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
The Mexico City area has been hit by a
major ozone crisis

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Shepherd Bliss :
Glass half full? Sour Grapes in ‘Wine Country’

Overexpansion of vineyards in California’s Sonoma County threatens the environment and rural residents’ quality of life. By Shepherd Bliss | The Rag Blog | March 25, 2015 SEBASTOPOL, California — Sonoma County’s premium wine industry in the San Francisco North … finish reading Shepherd Bliss :
Glass half full? Sour Grapes in ‘Wine Country’

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James Retherford :
LITERATURE | Wild things

Jonah Raskin’s ‘A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of American Literature’ is a fresh look at American letters from the bottom up. By James Retherford | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2015 Like a true nature’s child We were born … finish reading James Retherford :
LITERATURE | Wild things

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Tom Hayden :
Marching for a green economy ‘built to last’

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio commits to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2030, calling it ‘a moral imperative.’ By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | September 24, 2014 NEW YORK — With hundreds of thousands … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Marching for a green economy ‘built to last’

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Shepherd Bliss :
‘Village Building Convergence’ rocks
small-town Sebastopol

The two-day event was designed to ‘improve our experience of community… by transforming public spaces and making them into special places.’ By Shepherd Bliss | The Rag Blog | September 23, 2014 SEBASTOPOL, California — Participants in the ambitious 10-day … finish reading Shepherd Bliss :
‘Village Building Convergence’ rocks
small-town Sebastopol

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Shepherd Bliss :
Neighbors come together to build the village

Small-town Sebastopol, California, sets 10-day festival to ‘shape common spaces in a way that promotes beauty and community.’ By Shepherd Bliss  | The Rag Blog | September 3, 2014 SEBASTOPOL, California — Village Building Convergence (VBC) activists and their supporters … finish reading Shepherd Bliss :
Neighbors come together to build the village

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METRO | Bruce Melton : Is Austin Energy now against alternative energy?

The future is bright and breezy, not black and dirty. Whatever is going on with Austin Energy misses some very important and fundamental news. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | August 5, 2014 AUSTIN — Really? Austin Energy … finish reading METRO | Bruce Melton : Is Austin Energy now against alternative energy?

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METRO REPORT | Bruce Melton : Critical sea level rise on Padre Island

Sea level rise is accelerating. At some point, our barrier islands will cross a disintegration threshold and begin to disappear. Because every mile of every beach is created differently, we will see some beaches begin to suffer sooner than others. … finish reading METRO REPORT | Bruce Melton : Critical sea level rise on Padre Island

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Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 3

We look at  the climate science that warns that Austin faces serious water supply problems, and at the roles played by transportation planning and suburban sprawl in that crisis. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 … finish reading Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 3

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