Category Archives: Natural resources

water, oil and gas, forests etc

Conversation with a climate change denier

What follows is just part of one thread of some 2000 comments (and counting) following an article about the Sierra Club and a congressional hearing: http://dailycaller.com/2015/10/09/the-sierra-club-responded-to-getting-schooled-by-ted-cruz-on-global-warming-and-theyre-still-wrong/#comment-2305007926 Joe Mamma  So your logic here is that 100 years of unreliable and obfuscated … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since I wrote to The Leader, and I would like thank Tom Reed for providing me with fodder. In an article this morning (4/14/15) Reed is quoted as saying that he believes a slew of IRS … Continue reading

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The unexplored worlds around, under and in us.

I am posting below a comment attached to a wonderful article  on Grist about some amazing fungi found growing inside barley plants.  Compared to many of the comments one gets on Grist, this one was informed, thoughtful and articulate.  It … Continue reading

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American Pride

Yesterday in class at the Dante Alighieri School in Siena, there was a class discussion between 7 young Americans, a delightful girl from Argentina, and me – plus Andrea, the teacher. The topic was “What percentage of Italians are proud … Continue reading

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So many topics, so little time

I have had a Facebook morning, made new friends, and discovered organizations that I was previously unaware of, all doing their darndest to make the world a better place. Everything is so complicated and disjointed. If only there was one … Continue reading

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LPG Storage Protests.

The Leader is no longer posting letters on its website, which means that I have to type out the lengthy letter entitled Do LPG protesters know the truth? Protest for purpose has a long and great tradition in this country. … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Mrs Koch (either or both)

About ten days ago I mailed letters to Mrs David Koch and Mrs Charles Koch.    Yesterday the letter to Mrs David was returned as unknown.  Yeah right.  So here it is for the world to see: Dear Mrs Koch, When … Continue reading

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