Environmental Water Caucus: “Just say no” to Cali’s water-stealing Delta Tunnels

Published on January 31st, 2017 | by

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As Governor Jerry Brown continues to push for the construction of two massive water tunnels under The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, the Environmental Water Caucus on January 27 submitted their comments on the Final Delta Tunnels EIR/EIS. Read the comments here. By Dan Bacher In summary, EWC, a coalition of conservation groups, Tribes, fishing organizations and environmental justice groups, continues to […] read more

To Save The Earth, Look To Space

Published on January 31st, 2017 | by

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In the new sci-fi novel Ocean of Storms, a disruptive pulse originating on the moon takes out Earth’s infrastructure. In the face of a crisis, international conflicts are set aside. The book’s authors, Christopher Mari and Jeremy K. Brown, recently sat down with Nexus Media to share their insights on international cooperation, conspiracy theories and […] read more

Resist! 6 States Leading The Way In Clean Energy & Climate Legislation

Published on January 30th, 2017 | by

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Let’s face it. Going forward, the United States’ role in fighting the climate crisis on the international stage is uncertain. However, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic, because states around the country are already leading the way in clean energy and climate legislation. (Originally appeared at our sister site, Cleantechnica. Originally published on The […] read more

Dem senators propose $10 trillion infrastructure plan (But should they work with Trump?)

Published on January 25th, 2017 | by

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By Meteor Blades America’s infrastructure suffers from decades of reckless neglect, what bureaucrats and policymakers conceal behind the euphemism of “deferred maintenance.” Decrepit describes the consequences. Myopic describes the attitude. This affects many realms—our public schools, our public health system, our electrical transmission grid and, despite how deeply we Americans treasure personal mobility, our transportation […] read more

Jerry Brown promises resistance to Trump (but wants money for his delta tunnels boondoggle)

Published on January 24th, 2017 | by

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By Dan Bacher California Governor Jerry Brown today delivered his State of the State Address, portraying his administration as the “Resistance” to the policies of Donald Trump while at the same time praising the President for his plan to spend $1 trillion in infrastructure funding. The mainstream media, some NGOs and many California politicians immediately gushed over the […] read more

James Howard Kunstler – Trumptopia is here, and it’s going to be a long, hard slog til daybreak.

Published on January 23rd, 2017 | by

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By James Howard Kunstler Support this author by visiting Jim’s Patreon Page! If the first forty-eight hours are any measure of the alleged Trumptopia-to-come, the leading man in this national melodrama appears to be meshuga. A more charitable view might be that his behavior does not comport with the job description: president. If he keeps it up, […] read more

James Howard Kunstler – Trump’s apotheosis approacheth. What hath god wrought?

Published on January 16th, 2017 | by

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  I dunno about you, but I rather enjoy watching the praetorian Deep State go batshit crazy as the day of Trump’s apotheosis approacheth. I imagine a lot of men and women running down the halls of Langley and the Pentagon and a hundred other secret operational redoubts with their hair on fire, wondering how […] read more