Posts Tagged: Grassroots

Against the Wickedness of Wasted Time

Recently I had the privilege of collaborating on a publication called Burn Zone with Danny Lyon, the photographer. He had written an anthropocene/autobiographical essay and taken some striking images of the area around his home in New Mexico after several

Against the Wickedness of Wasted Time

Recently I had the privilege of collaborating on a publication called Burn Zone with Danny Lyon, the photographer. He had written an anthropocene/autobiographical essay and taken some striking images of the area around his home in New Mexico after several

Breaking Free by Getting Jailed in Whiting, Indiana

  According to Carbon Brief’s analysis, we’re on track to pass 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature rise within 5 years. It’s hard to integrate this fact into daily lives that proceed in the ordinary way. As the laws of physics implement

Breaking Free by Getting Jailed in Whiting, Indiana

  According to Carbon Brief’s analysis, we’re on track to pass 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature rise within 5 years. It’s hard to integrate this fact into daily lives that proceed in the ordinary way. As the laws of physics implement

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

The City of Chicago is not known for its fertile beauty, or for its receptivity to political activism. But ‘dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work there, grounded in the belief that there is no

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

The City of Chicago is not known for its fertile beauty, or for its receptivity to political activism. But ‘dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work there, grounded in the belief that there is no

Renewable Energy Victories Reveal Fault Line Between Conservative Groups and ALEC

The ideological division that now runs under the Republican party is making itself known with tremors around climate change, and specifically the issue of household solar installation. On one side, energy self-sufficiency, whether for a family or for the nation,

Renewable Energy Victories Reveal Fault Line Between Conservative Groups and ALEC

The ideological division that now runs under the Republican party is making itself known with tremors around climate change, and specifically the issue of household solar installation. On one side, energy self-sufficiency, whether for a family or for the nation,

Where Risk and Resilience Meet: Questions for Gender and Disaster Specialist Dr. Elaine Enarson

Dr. Elaine Enarson is a disaster sociologist, an international consultant on gender-responsive disaster reduction, an author of (most recently) Women Confronting Natural Disaster: From Vulnerability to Resilience, and editor of several texts, including The Women of Katrina: How Gender, Race,

Where Risk and Resilience Meet: Questions for Gender and Disaster Specialist Dr. Elaine Enarson

Dr. Elaine Enarson is a disaster sociologist, an international consultant on gender-responsive disaster reduction, an author of (most recently) Women Confronting Natural Disaster: From Vulnerability to Resilience, and editor of several texts, including The Women of Katrina: How Gender, Race,

Late-Game Hustle: Fossil Fuel Exports and the Pacific Northwest

This article is a follow-up to an earlier introduction to the coal export issue in the pacific northwest.  It is not a comprehensive list of all energy export proposals, but an overview of significant developments and upcoming responses. It was

Late-Game Hustle: Fossil Fuel Exports and the Pacific Northwest

This article is a follow-up to an earlier introduction to the coal export issue in the pacific northwest.  It is not a comprehensive list of all energy export proposals, but an overview of significant developments and upcoming responses. It was

Where We Stand Against Coal Exports

There is not enough room in the national headlines for all the battles between fossil fuel expansion projects and climate activists occurring right now. But the Keystone XL proposal’s public comment period ends on April 22nd, so we can shift

Where We Stand Against Coal Exports

There is not enough room in the national headlines for all the battles between fossil fuel expansion projects and climate activists occurring right now. But the Keystone XL proposal’s public comment period ends on April 22nd, so we can shift