Coal, Oil, Gas: None Shall Pass

Coal, Oil, Gas: None Shall Pass

Retired professional photographer Rick Rappaport was standing in 6 inches of water on the overcrowded floating dock, watching the drama unfold before him. The Fennica, a massive Shell icebreaker ship, was inching down Oregon’s Willamette River en route to...
Chill the Drills in America’s Arctic

Chill the Drills in America’s Arctic

America’s Arctic is a place like no other. Its unique conditions — extreme weather, long periods of darkness, and its remoteness from infrastructure, make it both extremely harsh and fragile. Here, sea ice meets the northern edge of the continent, and animals...
One Nation, Under the Gun

One Nation, Under the Gun

Won’t be me Who spoils your fun, Go ahead, And tote that gun. Following that dark opening-night screening of the latest Batman movie in Aurora, Colorado, it’s time to contemplate yet again why America’s troubled young men kill so many more people...
Avoiding the Next Arctic Oil Disaster

Avoiding the Next Arctic Oil Disaster

Twenty-three years ago, the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef and spilled over 11 million gallons of oil into the pristine waters and rich fishing grounds of Alaska’s Prince William Sound. Contaminating 1,500 miles of Alaskan shoreline, it was the largest...
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