Tag: clean energy

Reflection on Hurricane Harvey

As I write this rain is still falling in Houston, moving eastwards on Port Arthur and New Orleans. There is so much rain, Hurricane Harvey is being called a “once-in-a-million-year event.” But, we know better. We know Hurricane Harvey is a byproduct of climate catastrophe. We know if we […]

On the Road for the People’s Agenda

The People’s Summit, held June 9-11, 2017 in Chicago, brought together activists committed to a People’s Agenda and dedicated to holding all elected officials accountable to popular demands for affordable healthcare and education, equitable distribution of wealth, and climate solutions. I was there on behalf of WildEarth Guardians […]

On Winners, Losers, and All of the Above

After the President’s State of the Union address and his call for an “all of the above” energy policy (actually, to quote, “an all-out, all-of-the-above strategy that develops every available source of American energy”), I tweeted: All of the above energy policy sounds like suicide drink my son […]

Shutting ’em Down

Yes, it’s no surprise that WildEarth Guardians would like to see a coal-fired power plant that can’t comply with the Clean Air Act shut down rather than see it continue to pollute. After all, we yank licenses from people who repeatedly violate traffic laws.  Why wouldn’t we do […]