I grew up in Medora, N.D. It was the 1970s, about the time a previous oil boom was running full-tilt in the western part of the state. / The air was still fresh and clean, whitetails walked down an empty Main Street in the early evenings this time of year, and the 100 or so souls who called the place home year-round enjoyed the post-tourist peace and quiet….
Climate Lawsuits Aim to Hold Governments Accountable —
Leave it to a bunch of kids. / Twenty-one of them from around the United States filed a “constitutional climate lawsuit” against the U.S. government in 2015. At the time, they ranged in age from 9 to 20. For the most part they were, and still are, people with next-to-zero voice in our formal political system. Even so, they’re out in front of a new offensive in the environmental struggle…
As POTUS 45 rolls back environmental protections, climate change is sickening the Earth, us and the species we depend on. The rusty patched bumble bee probably would have preferred to […]
Call Your Senators – Oppose Efforts to Repeal the BLM Methane Flaring Rule The splash of light in the center of North America at night, seen from space, shines like the […]
As the North Dakota Senate considers a two-year moratorium on wind energy development, a definitive answer remains elusive. A group that calls itself North Dakotans for Comprehensive Energy Solutions has […]
While we gawk at the Executive, the Legislative is decimating environmental protections. Safe drinking water. Clean air. Wild lands that maintain plant and animal diversity. The very health of the planet […]