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Allan Savory claims in his recent TED talk, which has garnered over 1 million views, that increasing livestock herds on arid grasslands and managing them to better mimic nature’s wild grazing herds can have an enormous climate benefit.
Today, a group of 20 winners of the prestigious Heinz and Goldman environmental prizes, including KC Golden, Policy Director for Climate Solutions, delivered a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and support clean energy solutions to address climate change.
The 75th Secretary of the Navy is not central casting’s vision of an energy revolutionary. But maybe that’s what makes Ray Mabus such a stirring and effective advocate for clean energy.
Terminal developer Kinder Morgan will not go forward with a proposal to export coal to Asia from the Port Westward industrial park on the Columbia River, a company spokesman said this morning.
Chin up, Rip City, we’ve got some good news for you. Though the Portland Trail Blazers missed the playoffs this year, they’ve given us something to cheer about by providing leadership off the court on an issue that affects us all: global warming.