The Abominable Wall

The Abominable Wall

Trump’s border wall is an abomination and a death trap for wildlife. Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto has captured the diverse wildlife threatened by Donald Trump’s barrier, winning a number of awards, including the Fritz Pölking prize, with his project...

The 50th Earth Day

Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. That’s 18250 days we’ve been, supposedly, trying to “save the planet”. In that time global population has tripled, CO2 emissions have more than doubled, CO2 ppm have increased from 320ppm to 416ppm,...
Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own

One of my favorite web sites is the Low Technology Institute, which focuses on low tech solutions to housing, clothing, food, etc., with less or no fossil fuels. Back in March, they posted a description of their vision: A Low Tech New Deal (far far better than the...