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  • EarthTalk Q&A: Environmentalists and Civic Desobedience

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk The concept of civil disobedience (defined by Merriam-Webster as the “refusal to obey laws as a way of forcing the government to do or change something”) dates back to the dawn of civil society. Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. are primary...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: Medioambientalistas y desobediencia civil

    Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss EarthTalk El concepto de desobediencia civil (definido por Merriam-Webster como la “negativa a obedecer las leyes como una forma de obligar al gobierno a hacer o cambiar algo”) se remonta a los albores de la sociedad civil. Mahatma Gandhi y Martin Luther King Jr....
  • EarthTalk Q&A: Factory Butte Controversy

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk The kerfuffle over Factory Butte, a 6,300-foot peak in Wayne County, Utah about 25 miles east of Capitol Reef National Park, stems from the on-again, off-again nature of federal rules about whether Off-Road Vehicles (ORVs) should be allowed to roam the 5,400 acres...
  • TierraTalk Q&A: Actualización en acuerdo climático de París

    Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss EarthTalk El calentamiento global ya ha comenzado a cambiar la faz del planeta, y los negociadores internacionales están haciendo todo lo posible para reunir los recursos del mundo para mantenerse estable contra la aceleración de la producción de emisiones de carbono mientras hacemos la...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: Update on Paris Climate Agreement

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Global warming has already started to change the face of the planet, and international negotiators are doing all they can to marshal the world’s resources to hold steady against accelerating the output of carbon emissions while we transition to renewable forms of energy....
  • Tierra Talk: Preguntas y respuestas

    Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss EarthTalk El servicio celular en los parques nacionales se ha convertido en un punto de inflexión en los últimos años a medida que los proveedores celulares compiten para cubrir los EE. UU. Con cobertura, incluso en áreas remotas, tradicionalmente fuera de la red. A...
  • EarthTalk Q&A

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss  EarthTalk Cell service in national parks has become a flashpoint in recent years as cellular providers compete to blanket the U.S. with coverage—even in remote, traditionally off-grid areas. On one side of this most modern of environmental debates stand wilderness buffs, who liken letting...
  • I heard a pundit on TV say that the way we can “Make America Great Again” is by reducing air pollution as it’s making us dumb. Is there any truth to this?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Unfortunately for the 40 percent of Americans (and 90 percent of the inhabitants of the rest of the world) who live in regions with air quality below healthy standards, it is true that air pollution can take a toll on our cognitive abilities....
  • EarthTalk Q&A

    It seems to me the single biggest potential “environmental” problem we could face is a comet or asteroid striking the Earth. Do we currently track these space rocks? And do we have any hope of deflecting them if they are headed right for us? Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss...

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