Monthly Archives: October 2010

Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

In October 2010 I traveled to eastern Kentucky to learn about the effects of mountaintop removal (MTR) mining on the community.  We were fortunate to be able to tour an ICG coal mine in Hazard, KY, and to meet with … Continue reading

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Peak Oil: Background

Climate says we should change, but peak oil says we will be forced to change (Hopkins 2008). Oil is an amazing liquid, and an ephemeral, invaluable gift[i]. It has been the world’s most important source of energy since the mid-1950s. … Continue reading

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