Anti-pipeline activists found not guilty by judge because ‘protest against climate change crisis’ was legal ‘necessity’

‘We’re part of the the movement that is standing up and saying we won’t let this go by on our watch’, reported in The Independent, by Andrew Buncombe 27 March 2018 More than a dozen protesters who clambered into holes dug for a high pressure gas pipeline said they had been found not responsible by a judge after hearing them argue their actions to try …

Shrinking environmental news coverage and local staffing, with newspaper declines in Coal Country and elsewhere.

Shrinking environmental news coverage and local staffing, with newspaper declines in Coal Country and elsewhere. A year ago, the last Kentucky newspaper staffer dedicated to the environmental beat full-time left his job. He was not replaced. By Charles Bethea in the New Yorker, March 26, 2019 An abandoned mining operation in Harlan County, Kentucky, 2018. Photograph by Ross Gordon / Kentucky Documentary …

Debunking 3 Anti-EV Myths

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Hamish McKenzie If you’ve read anything about electric cars, you’ve no doubt come across the arguments that suggest the world is still not ready to give up its century-and-a-half dependence on the internal combustion engine. The various cases against electric cars have evolved over the years, but these days there seem to be three in particular that keep …