“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does not forsake us in our soundest sleep…I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if [...]
From a recent Op Ed piece in the New York Times, by Thomas L. Friedman “The Earth is Full” You really do have to wonder whether a few years from now we’ll look back at the first decade of the 21st century — when food prices spiked, energy prices soared, world population surged, tornados plowed [...]
From a recent article on Bloomberg.com – a good sign that maybe our future is bright. Literally.
PRESS RELEASE: New Paltz Joins Statewide Anti-Fracking Day On Saturday, June 25th, from 10:30 to 12:30 rain or shine, New Paltz area individuals and families are invited to join an anti-fracking demonstration on Main St. New Paltz with smiles and waves, along with banners and petitions. Tens of thousands of other New Yorkers will [...]
According to the Huffington Post, a new eco-city in China is in the works. Expected to be inhabitable in 2020, this city would boast a 350,000 resident occupancy spanning 30 sq. km, an advanced transit system and the most innovative green technologies in the world. Solar-panels and extensive expanses of greenery would be the norm [...]
June 4, 2011 marked the kick-off of the March on Blair Mountain. From the March on Blair Mountain website: We march to preserve Blair Mountain, abolish mountaintop removal, strengthen labor rights, and an investment in sustainable job creation for all Appalachian communities. The March on Blair Mountain is a peaceful, unifying rally involving environmental justice [...]
Featuring the fabulous poetry of our very own Laura Kay Smith. Frack is whack, y’all.
While much of the weather-related news updates for the United States have been focused on the recent devastating tornado activity in Missouri and Minnesota, it is clear from the numerous tornadoes recently in places like Alabama, Washington DC, and Massachusetts, where tornadoes are uncommon, that no place in the US is safe this summer from [...]