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EarthTalk: What’s new in the world of battery technologies?

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EarthTalk: What’s new in the world of battery technologies?

From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that one of the big hurdles to growth in renewables is energy storage. What’s new in the world of battery technologies? And will better forms of storage really accelerate the development of solar, wind and other alternative forms of energy? – Maxwell Jay, […]

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The Light of the World

by Winslow Myers There are two things that too many of us seem to be reluctant to take in about present conditions on our planet—the first is the threat of mass death, either suddenly by nuclear war, or gradually by changes in climate. The second is the possibility of reconciliation among enemies on the basis […]

EarthTalk: What are some ways environmentalists are using social media to further their causes?

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EarthTalk: What are some ways environmentalists are using social media to further their causes?

EarthTalk From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What are some ways environmentalists are using social media to further their causes?— Sam Baskin, Tullahoma, Tennessee Environmental advocates and organizations have embraced the revolution in online networking in no small way to raise awareness about climate change and the need for conservation […]

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No

By Tom H. Hastings Is Donald Trump a Hitler nouveau? Probably not. Still, in this time of preparing a switch from mild, articulate, scandal-free Obama to Wall Them Out Shut Them Out Kick Them Out Trump, it might be worth a historical review of German Martin Niemöller (1892–1984), a prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as […]

How Democrats Handed the Presidency to Trump

By Eamon Workman The entire 2016 Presidential campaign has left America tired and distraught. With two candidates who few seemed to truly and completely embrace, the country was left to nit pick and bully over the minutest of details to determine which candidate was hated the least. For Republicans, Trump was a brash bully and […]

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Voting Against Peace in Colombia

By Mel Gurtov Those of us who study how to end wars rather than find new ways to prosecute them must be stunned, like many Colombians, by a popular vote there on October 2 that rejected the peace agreement between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).  No one predicted that after […]

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Nuclear weapons – the time for abolition is now

by Robert F. Dodge, M.D. At the United Nations this past week, 123 nations voted to commence negotiations next year on a new treaty to prohibit the possession of nuclear weapons.  Despite President Obama’s own words in his 2009 pledge to seek the security of a world free of nuclear weapons, the U.S. voted “no” […]

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Republicans have but two choices

By Gordon Fellman To cut to the chase: Republican politicians and party leaders have two options and only two. Option One: Risk supporting Trump on the grounds that you will get one or more reactionary appointments to the Supreme Court, all the while making the United States the laughing stock of the world (has it […]

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Supremes, the Senate and the Dirty Donalds, Segretti to Trump

By Tom H. Hastings OK, the Republicans said when Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away late last winter, we are not going to do our Constitutional work reviewing any nominations President Obama might make because we think the American people should have a voice in choosing the members of the highest court in the […]

Creating Change After the Shooting in Orlando

Creating Change After the Shooting in Orlando

By Ashley Glenn, Informer Media Group After 49 people were counted dead and leaving 53 wounded, the Orlando shooting at the local gay nightclub, Pulse, sent shockwaves throughout LGBT communities across the country. When Las Vegas local, Jim McCoy, woke up that Sunday to the news, he checked Facebook to see that close friends who […]

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