Climate activist Tim DeChristopher served twenty-one months in prison after disrupting a federal land auction that would have sold off the leasing rights to oil and gas companies. He stopped oil and gas companies from exploiting resources around the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in southeastern Utah and nearby the Book Cliffs in eastern Utah. [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Saturday September 28, 2013 2:01 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday November 16, 2012 12:33 pm|
A CEO for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Gary Shapiro, has published an editorial, which defends his decision to not donate support the relief effort being undertaken by Occupy Sandy in the aftermath of the superstorm. The op-ed is remarkable because it indicates just how much respect the relief effort has garnered. For background purposes, [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday October 30, 2012 2:27 pm|
There was ample time to anticipate Hurricane Sandy after it killed at least 52 people in Haiti. New Jersey, New York and Washington, DC, all were very public about preparations that were being made. This gave media in the United States an opening to get in and cover before the storm did any damage.
Opening up a discussion about this historic storm that was on its way and why it would be so devastating could have occurred. They could have ventured into an important scientific discussion about how the planet is changing.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday October 29, 2012 6:57 pm|
As Hurricane Sandy thrashes the northeastern part of the United States, the connection between climate change and this extreme weather must be made. That connection must involve a reflection, especially one on the politics of the present that have only intensified the impact of climate change. Both President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt [...]