On November 21, 2015 a couple thousand people marched on Oakland in support of the scheduled climate rally in Paris during the COP21 talks. I expected more people at the rally and started wondering how we could get more people involved. My thoughts brought me to this:
25th Annual Bioneers Conference 2014 October 17 – 19 San Rafael, CA
I feel very fortunate to have been able to attend the Forward on Climate March last Sunday. The primary intent was to hopefully influence the Obama administration not to endorse the implementation of the northern tier of Keystone XL Pipeline.
One of many home-made signs at the demonstration
Every once in awhile an independent film comes along that presents a story that gets your attention and sticks with you after the show. The script and the director allow the actors to develop their characters into people you can relate to. The end result is a picture that you will want to pay to see again.
I wish I was wrong, the disaster in the gulf has proven to be one of the largest sea based oil spills since 1910. Depending on whose numbers you use, the spill has passed the 1979 Gulf of Mexico spill called Ixtoc that resulted in 140 million gallons. The Mexican government owned the Pemex rig that was in 300 foot waters off the coast of Campeche, Mexico. A top hat was tried without success. The only solution was a relief well and the leak was stopped 10 months later. It is estimated that 140 million gallons of crude o