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The Price of a Vote

  |   May 3, 2006

Senate Republicans want to give you a hundred dollars before you go to the polls and vote on their performance this November. This is a frightening attempt to buy your …

Capture Carbon on Campus by Restoring Habitat

  |   May 2, 2006

(Left) University of Central Florida in Orlando commits to a fire program over the next five years that will reduce harmful fuel loads and restore native Florida habitats. Campus habitats …

Rush Limbaugh and Global Warming

I see where conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh signed a plea agreement for misleading several doctors who gave him pain killers.  I wonder what kind of plea agreement Limbaugh will …

George Will and Global Warming

Unknowingly, George Will has written perhaps the best rebuttal so far to his own distorted view of global warming science. In his April 2 column (“Let Cooler Heads Prevail”) (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/31/AR2006033101707.html …

Environmental Education Works

I had an Earth Day surprise while attending the Montana Wildlife Federation’s annual meeting in Helena.  A man with a baby daughter approached me and asked if I remembered him.  …

$3 Million Set Aside to Sell U.S. on Drilling

There’s one thing you can say about Alaska’s senior senator, Ted Stevens: he’s nothing if he’s not resilient. In March 2005, when the Arctic Refuge fight was just heating up, …

Climate Sensitivity

A recent Duke study published in the which assumes a doubling of carbon dioxide concentrations, concludes with greater confidence than ever that climate change will almost certainly fall within the …

Shadowed Pathways

I have long been troubled by the mounting scientific evidence warning of enormous and unprecedented ecological threats presented by global warming.  Now we see the very beginnings of the predicted …

A Nation of Slugs and Couch Potatoes

Ding Darling, the founder of National Wildlife Federation would often say, “ten thousand stallions unconnected cannot move a baby carriage.”  Darling was a movement builder who believed in the power …

A Matter of Perspective

After waiting some time for a mechanical repair to be made to our airplane, the pilot came on the intercom and put our frustrations in perspective, “folks, it’s far better …

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