Category Archives: Environmental Issues

This Land is Our Land, and Our Legacy

This week, President Obama declared the Bears Ears area in Utah, and the Gold Butte area in Nevada as National Monuments.  Designations not without controversy in some circles.  The primary issue those opposed to the designations have is related to … Continue reading

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Climate Change is Kind of Like Thanksgiving

The Little Things that Change the World, part 2 As if brandishing a snowball on the floor of the US Senate wasn’t enough to demonstrate a lack of understanding of basic science, let alone climate science, Senator James Inhofe is … Continue reading

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The Little Things that Change the World

“…the Genesis 8:22 that I use in there is that ‘as long as the earth remains there will be seed time and harvest, cold and heat, winter and summer, day and night,’ my point is, God’s still up there. The … Continue reading

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Musings on a Drowned Cathedral

“These temple-destroyers, devotees of ravaging commercialism, seem to have a perfect contempt for Nature, and instead of lifting their eyes to the God of the mountains, lift them to the Almighty Dollar. Dam Hetch Hetchy! As well dam for water-tanks … Continue reading

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Changing Minds, Changing Hearts

A recent blog post by Mark McCaffrey on the NCSE website (http://ncse.com/blog/2015/01/hitched-to-everything-0016113), got me thinking about how scientists communicate about their scientific research.  Basically, the blog reflected on John Muir and how he was able to effectively convey the awe … Continue reading

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