Tag: fossil fuels

Saving the Planet is Free Speech

It’s official now, saving the planet is protected speech under the U.S. Constitution. That’s according to a landmark legal win earlier this month by our friends at Western Watersheds Project. It’s a victory that not only upholds the rights of environmental advocates, like WildEarth Guardians, to document and […]

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 […]

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 […]