B-CAUSE (Bucks Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction)

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Permits to do harm?

When a government agency grants a permit, it is usually allowing something that is potentially or actually harmful or dangerous. Permits for the construction of public utilities are supposed to weigh the convenience and necessity of the greater public against the harm done to individuals. Pipelines require a clear right-of-way for their construction and the

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Vicious Cycle

In science, processes that feed themselves (are self-sustaining) may be called vicious cycles if there is a destructive result. In earlier posts, I reported on fears that the melting of Arctic ice and permafrost was a vicious cycle. Bad news: it’s happening faster than previously expected. 1,460 billion metric tons of organic carbon A major

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Everything Counts

Including what you do…