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WASHINGTON (AP) — The email went out from senior Environmental Protection Agency officials to Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, responding to questions she had about a funding...

MISSOULA, Mont.— The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee on Tuesday will consider implementing additional measures to reduce conflicts between grizzly bears and people in the northern Rockies, as requested by conservation groups and others. The number of grizzly bear deaths has spiked to unprecedented levels in recent years. In 2018, at least 120 bears died in the Yellowstone and Northern Continental Divide regions. Most were preventable mortalities from human-related causes.

Editor-in-Chief, Eric Lybeck, has won the Bennett-Prospect Prize for Public Policy. Here he writes about developing the winning project idea. Yesterday, I was honoured to receive the first Bennett Prospect Public Policy Prize awarded by the recently founded Bennett Institute for Public Policy

Her boots sticking out of the closet are little, metallic metaphors for living in 2019.

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This is the Alaska that keeps me feeling alive, that sustains the Gwich’in and Alaska Native tribes across the state, and that is in danger. We are all called to act to curb the worst impacts of climate change, and defend the intact landscapes and waterways that continue to support life.

Oakland, CA -- Today, with the latest release of an ambitious climate plan from a Democratic candidate, Governor Jay Inslee released a “Freedom from Fossil Fuels” plan that includes an end to fossil fuel subsidies, a ban on federal fossil fuel leasing, a phase out of fossil fuel production, and significant investments in supporting fossil fuel workers. In response, Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune released the following statement:

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The E.P.A. found that a small town in Louisiana was overloaded with carcinogens. Why didn’t that mean the government had to act?

The report estimates that up to 108 barrels per day — more than 4,500 gallons — are flowing from a site where an oil company’s platform and wells were destroyed during a hurricane.

It is with mixed emotions that the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund announces the retirement of Larisa Cummings, senior staff attorney, who began her legal career at DREDF in 1987, working with us for a brief period, and then returning for another 19 years in 2000.

Hand wash only with pH neutral soap
Natural, undyed colors: Lighthouse, Milk & Honey, Seal, Compass
Milk & Honey and Compass are made with organic merino wool raised by Sally Fox and uses her red organic cotton
Lighthouse and Seal are also made with organic wool raised by Sally Fox and use white organic cotton grown in West Texas.
Milled organically at a cooperative in Vermont.
Naturally-dyed by hand in our Oakland studio.
While we tend to throw on a sweater…

This class will build on your skills making photographs with a digital camera. We will explore organizing and editing your photographs in Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop, focusing on file... Read More

Slack’s culture kills distraction by building psychological safety, telling employees to go home, and using lots and lots of emoji.

A female exec says she was fired after finding out WeWork paid one woman $38,000 less than a man in the same job.

Spincycle Yarns has an incredible backstory, beginning in 2004, when Kate and Rachel were hand dyeing AND hand spinning all of their yarn. They continued in this way until 2012 when they could no longer keep up with production, but were conscious of finding a mill that would honor their DIY process and stay true to their original vision
Fast forward to today, they now own the mill and still handdye everything, in the wool, which results in the most beautiful and unique…

Tell Ace Hardware to stop selling butterfly and bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides, and any plants pre-treated with harmful neonics.

“I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson” has inspired one of the most irrepressible memes of 2019. Here’s why you keep seeing this guy all over Twitter.

Neither NASA nor the Apollo 11 astronauts knew exactly where they were when they landed on the Moon. Yet it didn’t impede the mission.

Restaurant and food news in Oakland, Berkeley, and the East Bay by John Birdsall.

246 yards | 50 grams
Bio Balance is a beautifully soft yarn made with 55% organic wool and 45% organic cotton. The heathered colors would work up beautifully in a sweater, shawl, and more! Certified GOTS, all parts of the production behind Bio Balance are ethically sustainable.
hand wash cold, lay flat to dry
Vendor Gauge: / 25 sts over 4” | Suggested Needle: US 3-6 (3-4 mm)

Washington, DC -- Today, the Trump administration’s White House Council of Environmental Quality (CEQ) released new draft guidance for federal agencies, gutting requirements for environmental reviews of fossil fuel projects.

TRENTON -- Today the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has approved proposals from Orsted for 1100MW of offshore wind. This solicitation award is part of Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 8. The order sets a goal of providing 3,500 megawatts of offshore wind by 2030 with at least 1,100 megawatts to be procured as soon as possible. Once built, the 1100MW project would power an estimated 875,000 homes and reduce Co2 emissions in the state by close to 3 million metric tons annually.