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Rebecca Sobel

Zinke Declares War on Reality

This isn’t ironic, it’s unconscionable. At the same time scientists released a study finding Glacier National Park’s namesake glaciers are headed for extinction, Trump’s U.S. Department of the Interior scrubbed its website of pictures of melting glaciers and discussions of climate change. Even more galling, Interior Secretary, Ryan […]

10 Foot Fireballs – Welcome to the Neighborhood

The City of Farmington, New Mexico just announced a new neighbor – ten foot fracking flares downtown. City officials urged residents not to worry, and that “these operations don’t typically cause any problems,” but especially considering the proximity of the basketball-hoop high flames to two nearby schools, residents have conveyed some serious cause […]