Did you know that the majority of counties with high rates of zero-car households are rural? More Than One Million Households Without a Car in Rural America Need Better Transit

Rural Americans without cars face unique barriers and they deserve a tailored approach to their transit needs rather than just assuming they can or will drive everywhere. By Rayla Bellis, Streetsblog, May 18, 2020 Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Smart Growth America. It is republished here with permission. Many people think the only Americans regularly relying on transit to reach jobs …

E-bikes could cut carbon emissions from transportation in half: greatest opportunities are in rural and suburban settings

May 2020 – A new study titled “E-bike carbon savings – how much and where?” from The Centre for Research in Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS) in the UK concludes that e-bikes could cut carbon emissions from transportation in half, which seems obvious if you can get people to ride them instead of driving gasoline-powered cars. The question is who and how. But much more …

How the Earth observation community can learn from Indigenous Peoples and a Lakota worldview. Interview with James Rattling Leaf Sr.

Blog / James Rattling Leaf. Sr. & Diana Mastracci / June 3, 2020 GEO Indigenous Alliance JRL: One overarching term that we use in our everyday life is Mitakuye Oyasin, it means that we are all related. It’s a unifying concept, unifying way of knowing or understanding our place in the universe. These high-level concepts are important because with this framework we …

Watch the Condor and the Eagle

Hosting Host an event MAKA SI TOMNI LAKOTA GREY EAGLE SOCIETY – EVENT INFO: Date and Time Still To Be Determined- This event will support Maka Si Tomni Lakota Grey Eagle Society – committed to peaceful education of all children and a thriving Lakota language and culture, creating a regenerative traditional…MORE INFO A POWER SHIFT NETWORK EVENT – EVENT INFO: …

The number of birds in North America has fallen by a third since 1970 and climate change is making long distance migration more difficult

The number of birds in North America has fallen by a third since 1970, and climate change now seems to be making long-distance migration—always something of a miracle—much more difficult. Migratory Birds Are Failing to Adapt to Climate Change By Dharna Noor New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Tuesday shows that the climate crisis may …

Police Unions Have Been Supporting Police Brutality

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/melissasegura/police-unions-history-minneapolis-reform-george-floyd Police unions have become increasingly rightwing as a backlash to the Obama administration and Black Lives Matter — and that’s bad news for the cities they police.Melissa SeguraBuzzFeed News Reporter Posted on June 1, 2020, at 7:05 p.m. ET Tweet Share Copy More than a year before a Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pinned George Floyd to the ground in …

Take action now to make public banking a reality

Adapt for your state! Please Take Action NOW to Make Public Banking a Reality in Colorado. As an economic crisis unfolds along with our current respiratory health crisis, we look to you, our elected leaders, to create bold, visionary solutions and to chart new paths forward that are innovative and solutions-focused. Establishing public banks now would help Colorado handle its …