Taking Action


19 Oct 2011

Say No To Tar Sands Nov. 6th in DC

Tuesday’s New York Times ran this powerful video op-ed produced by Robert Redford and criticizing the Keystone XL pipeline, a proposed 2,000 mile-long conduit for toxic tar sands oil from Canada. Click to watch video For the State Department and...

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16 Oct 2011

Congress Attacks Breath-Taking

photo credit: Allie Caulfield “The people I meet just don’t get it,” Gray is Green’s Kath Schomaker says of her conversations at faith communities and senior centers about the attacks on environmental safeguards. “‘Why would anyone be against clean air?’...

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12 Oct 2011

The Tar Sands Turnaround

At the beginning of October, Nebraskans and residents of five other Mid-American states that would be crossed by the proposed Keystone tar sands pipeline met for “listening sessions” – perhaps their only chance to make their concerns heard to the...

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10 Oct 2011

Twin City Gets All Ages Two-Wheeling

Winter may be approaching but that’s not going to stop the men and women of Minneapolis, including lots–well above the national average–of “50+ers,” from hopping on their bikes whether to go to work, to the store, or simply for the...

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29 Aug 2011

Bob and Irene Were Farmers

Photo credit: National Weather Service, NOAA Bob and Irene were farmers in upstate New York. To me, they weren’t hurricanes–they were dear family friends. Actually, they sold their farm to my husband in the late ’70s, and in the years...

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