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March 2007

Don’t like the Iraq war? Support Cedar Circle Farm.

Will Allen and Kate Duesterberg, Cedar Circle Farm (E. Thetford, VT) farmers and, for Will, soon-to-be author with Chelsea Green, are also in their spare time (ha! fat chance!) co-chairs of Farms Not Arms. They’re doing the grunt work we should all be doing more of. (Some of you may be doing plenty of it […]

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Coal in our atmospheric stockings

Or, how I learned to love global warming: Global boom in coal power – and emissions A Monitor analysis shows the potential for an extra 1.2 billion tons of carbon released into the atmosphere per year. By Mark Clayton | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor Page 1 of 3 Forget the documentary “An […]

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Obfuscator-in-Chief on attorney firings

The Bush: “However, we will not go along with a partisan fishing expedition aimed at honorable public servants.” Honorable public servants serve the public. It is not possible for a person to be an honorable public servant and also refuse to speak to the public with some assurance to the public that they speak truthfully. […]

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Lynn Margulis blogtour–check out today!

Lynn is doing a “blogtour” and today she’s at It works like this: you post any questions you have for her–relating or not to the essays from Luminous Fish that is is on Skepchick–and then she’ll respond later today. It couldn’t be easier unless she were in your kitchen having fair-trade chai and organic, […]

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Shades of Matthew Sleeth!

His Serve God, Save the Planet message is getting around, or so it seems from this Christian Today article: Christian Organisations in Search for Greenest Church Christian organisations will honour green churches with a new environmental award. by Maria Mackay Posted: Friday, March 16, 2007, 10:44 (GMT) Leading organisations in the Christian environmental movement have […]

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CO2 – expensive stuff

The CBC reports Alberta carbon dioxide pipeline could cost $5B Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2007 | 12:19 PM MT CBC News A plan to pipe carbon dioxide from Alberta’s oilsands and store it underground could cost as much as $5 billion, says Alberta’s environment minister. The province wants to capture carbon dioxide and send […]

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Farm Bill and other rural affairs

The latest (March 2007) newsletter from the Center for Rural Affairs has several good articles, mostly in response to the proposed Farm Bill and the President’s proposed federal budget now before Congress. [Note: once the next newsletter comes out, the link to this one will change and you’ll be able to find it through their […]

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National Rural Action Network petition

Our good friends at the Center for Rural Affairs have a petition drive going: We’ve launched a drive to build a National Rural Action Network involving tens of thousands of people. It is the means by which rural people can build the power to shape our own future. It will enable us to deliver the […]

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6° of Energy Efficiency

Way back when, I interned at the Alliance to Save Energy, a non-profit in Washington, DC. They promote energy efficiency. I liked it there, nice people, and I’ve kept in touch with some of the people who are still there. Well, while exchanging some emails with my friend there, Joe, about how my daughter loves […]

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