Category Archives: Environmental Issues

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. ┬áBasically, the blog reflected on John Muir and how he was able to effectively convey the awe … Continue reading

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