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Aug 14 2023
Aug 14 (Reuters) - Montana is violating the rights of young people with policies that prohibit the state from considering climate change effects when it reviews coal mining, natural gas extraction and other fossil fuel projects, a state judge said Monday. The decision by Judge Kathy Seeley in Helena marked a major victory in the first youth-led climate case to reach trial in the U.S. and couldReuters
Aug 14 2023
(Reuters) - Montana is violating the rights of young people with policies that prohibit the state from considering climate change effects when it reviews coal mining, natural gas extraction and other fossil fuel projects, a state judge said Monday. The decision by Judge Kathy Seeley in Helena marked a major victory in the first youth-led climate case to reach trial in the U.S. and could set anColorado Springs Gazette
Dec 06 2023
Just hours before recreational marijuana becomes legal in Ohio, state lawmakers have proposed changes to the implementation of Issue 2. Gov. Mike DeWine held a press conference Wednesday evening to discuss the changes that were made. DeWine said changes need to be implemented to prevent Ohioans from purchasing marijuana through the black market as soon as it is legal. Households will be ableABC 5 WEWS
Mar 11 2023
Oregon lawmakers are aiming to make the state the second in the nation to mandate climate change lessons for K-12 public school students, further fueling U.S. culture wars in education. Dozens of Oregon high schoolers submitted support of the bill, saying they care about climate change deeply. Some teachers and parents say teaching climate change could help the next generation better confrontNewsmax (News)
Dec 08 2023
Wisconsin Democrat Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have outlawed sex change hormones and surgeries for minors. The bill, Assembly Bill 465, would have barred health care providers in the state from administering puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, or performing sex-mutilating surgeries on youth identifying as transgender, The Hill reported. In his veto message, EversBreitbart News
Sep 11 2020
Wildfires are getting worse, the New York Times reports in the middle of a week where we watch California, Oregon, Washington, and Colorado burn, eerie photos of orange skies that look like Magritte paintings dominating our social media feeds. The following stories published in the past five years link to research that offers insight into the ways climate change and other factors areJSTOR Daily
Jun 20 2023
Dec 04 2023
American oil fields are gushing again, helping to drive down fuel prices but also threatening to undercut efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Only three years after U.S. oil production collapsed during the pandemic, energy companies are cranking out a record 13.2 million barrels a day, more than Russia or Saudi Arabia. The flow of oil has grown by roughly 800,000 barrels a dayNew York Times (News)
Jan 30 2023
Growing up in the Midwest, winter was a special time. The first snowfall every year meant a return to the winter sports we love, like skiing. For both of us, our love of the environment and our desire to protect it began during those beloved winters in our homes of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Whether one grows up skiing, surfing, hiking or just simply enjoying the outdoors on a nice day,Deseret News
Dec 01 2023
A map of the Bridges neighborhood that’s in Kent now but will be annexed by Auburn. COURTESY GRAPHIC, City of Kent It’s hello Auburn and goodbye Kent for about 1,000 people and 379 homes on 155 acres in the Bridges neighborhood. In a rare annexation of property by one city into another city, the residents will join Auburn and leave Kent on Jan. 1, 2024. The Auburn City Council is scheduled forKent Reporter