Tag Archives: Environmental Activists

Alice Embree :
Remembering Richard Jehn

Richard Jehn, 1950-2016, was the founding editor of ‘The Rag Blog’ in May 2006. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 28, 2016 Richard Jehn, founding editor of The Rag Blog, passed away on November 2, 2016, at … finish reading Alice Embree :
Remembering Richard Jehn

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Harvey Wasserman :
Gorgeous global march shows how to win
the climate fight

Huge environmental action in New York teaches us that the answer to change lies with the grass roots. By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2014 NEW YORK — The massive People’s Climate March, the most hopeful, … finish reading Harvey Wasserman :
Gorgeous global march shows how to win
the climate fight

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METRO | Melanie Scruggs : Charges of ‘environmental racism’ in Houston

Houston’s Office of Sustainability is squirming over accusations raised by a recent article in ‘Grist’ and by local environmentalists. By Melanie Scruggs | The Rag Blog | July 18, 2014 HOUSTON — Brentin Mock’s recent article for Grist covering the … finish reading METRO | Melanie Scruggs : Charges of ‘environmental racism’ in Houston

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METRO PODCAST | Thorne Dreyer : Central Texas environmental activists on Rag Radio

Paul Robbins, Dave Cortez, and Roger Baker talk the Texas drought, climate change denial, Texas water politics, Keystone, fracking, and more… Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May 16, 2014 Our Rag Radio podcast features prominent Central … finish reading  METRO PODCAST | Thorne Dreyer : Central Texas environmental activists on Rag Radio

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METRO | Melanie Scruggs : Houston’s regressive trash burning proposal

The global Zero Waste movement is actively opposing Houston’s proposed ‘One Bin for All.’ By Melanie Scruggs | The Rag Blog | May 14, 2014 HOUSTON — The environmental community in Texas has organically cultivated an unofficial division of labor … finish reading METRO | Melanie Scruggs : Houston’s regressive trash burning proposal

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Alan Pogue and William Michael Hanks :
VIDEO | Dan Rather and Robin Rather in lively, far-ranging, and funny Rag Radio interview

Video captures the legendary newsman and the pioneering Austin environmentalist in their first father-daughter interview. Video by Alan Pogue and William Michael Hanks. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May 7, 2014 Alan Pogue and Mike Hanks have … finish reading Alan Pogue and William Michael Hanks :
VIDEO | Dan Rather and Robin Rather in lively, far-ranging, and funny Rag Radio interview

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Harvey Wasserman :
Remembering Pete and Toshi Seeger

So long, Pete & Toshi. It’s been amazingly great to know you. By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | January 28, 2014 [Also see Rag Blog remembrances of Pete Seeger by Steve Russell, Lamar Hankins, and Harry Targ.] Toshi … finish reading Harvey Wasserman :
Remembering Pete and Toshi Seeger

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Jack A. Smith :
Climate Change Confab Brings Too Little Too Late

Climate change activists in Warsaw, Friday, November 22, 2013, portray, from right, French President Francois Hollande, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Obama, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo by Czarek Sokolowski, / AP. Climate Change meeting in Warsaw brings … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
Climate Change Confab Brings Too Little Too Late

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Father-Daughter! Newsman Dan Rather & Environmental Activist Robin Rather

Dan Rather and Robin Rather on Rag Radio, Friday, September 27, 2013, in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Legendary newsman Dan Rather and environmental activist Robin Rather … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Father-Daughter! Newsman Dan Rather & Environmental Activist Robin Rather

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Bruce Melton on Global Warming and Climate Change Denial

Environmental activist Bruce Melton at the studios of KOOP radio in Austin, Texas, September 20, 2013. Photo by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Environmental researcher and climate change activist Bruce Melton Austin environmentalist and Rag Blog … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Bruce Melton on Global Warming and Climate Change Denial

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Kristin Moe : Polluted Houston Neighborhood Draws the Line at Tar Sands

Children from the Manchester neighborhood in Houston with oil refinery smokestack in the background. Photo by Tar Sands Blockade. Photo by Tar Sands Blockade / YES! Magazine. Houston’s most polluted neighborhooddraws the line at Alberta Tar Sands East Texas is … finish reading Kristin Moe : Polluted Houston Neighborhood Draws the Line at Tar Sands

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Lamar W. Hankins : Pipeline Debate is Mired in Disinformation

Coming your way? Pieces of the pipeline. Image from National Radio Canada. Keystone XL Pipeline debateis mired in disinformation The Keystone XL Pipeline project has virtually nothing to do with American energy independence, but everything to do with enriching Canadian … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Pipeline Debate is Mired in Disinformation

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