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|Sep 27, 2017
Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything, asking why progress on climate change is so slow, concluded that the difficulty lies with the threat to the present economic system. “Put simply, if the science is true, then the whole economic project that has dominated American power structures sinceRonald Reagan was president is out the window, and the deniers know it.”
|Aug 31, 2017
The Superior Court ruled in favor of the lawsuit brought by RiverWatch charging that the Climate Action Plan (CAP) is inadequate in evaluating the true environmental impacts of the county’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG’s) emissions by 2020.
|Jul 30, 2017
One of the first things a newcomer notices on moving to Sonoma, as I did three years ago, is the large number of pricey fundraisers that are held to support our many nonprofits. Instead of partying at home, our well-to-do throw a party for a worthy cause while wining and dining elegantly among friends.
|Jun 26, 2017
The Sonoma Land Trust got the big $100,000 award from the Impact100 group this year.John McCaull, the SLT Land Acquisition Program Manager, said it would go a long way toward funding the next phase of the process to secure a Protection Lease on the undeveloped part of the 863-acre property.
|May 25, 2017
In the midst of a national and global crisis that worsens by the hour and will be intensified by the time you read this column two or three weeks from today, it’s hard to focus on what’s local or even what’s personal; and yet, if the American uproar begins to upset global markets, as it already shows signs of doing, we will be made suddenly and perhaps shockingly aware that all things are indeed connected, in human society as much as in nature.
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