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Great Outdoors America Week: OAK/Sierra Club Briefing on Military Kids and Outdoors

6/29/2012 // By Danielle Moodie-Mills

On Wednesday, June 27th, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids and the Sierra Club hosted a briefing on military kids and the outdoors. In a sense, military kids serve right alongside their deployed parents. These children carry the burden of “holding […] Read more >

U.S. Marine installs solar water purification system in Afghanistan (via Flickr's marine_corps)

Renewable Energy Saving Lives in Afghanistan

5/9/2011 // By Miles Grant

The Wall Street Journal today reports on efforts to make U.S. troops safer by reducing dependence on fossil fuel-powered generators and batteries: Batteries make up as much as 20% of the weight of the 100 pounds of gear a Marine […] Read more >

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Tired of Arguing With Climate Change Skeptics? Describe the Company You Keep!

1/2/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

If you have ever become exhausted trying to convince a self-professed climate change “skeptic” that global warming is real, then you know how little the true science seems to matter in such discussions.  Regardless of what scientific information or experts […] Read more >