February 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Invitation from ETSU's ECO group

This Thursday night 2/28 at 7pm in Rogers-Stout Hall Rm 428 we will be watching a short doc on either MTR or Fracking. Followed by a brief presentation by one of the organizers from Mountain Justice explaining their "March on UBS" campaign as well as updates on the demonstrations planned starting the first week in March.

There is also an impromptu sign making party being planned for the same night in the same room. Your presence as well as your fellow Green Interfaith Networker's…

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Added by Carol Landis on February 26, 2013 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Invitation about "Flight Behavior" (Kingsolver)

We invite you to meet online to discuss the fiction novel “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver Thursday 2/28/13  at 3:30 MT/4:30 CT/5:30 ET. “Flight Behavior” is set in rural Tennessee, where a woman’s narrow life is burst wide open by the consequences of an unusual migration of monarch butterflies to her town.  We will be joined on this webinar by special guest Dr. Karen Oberhauser, monarch butterfly researcher and Barbara Kingsolver’s science source for…

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Added by Carol Landis on February 15, 2013 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Global Warming & Winter Storm Nemo!

Below is an excerpt from an e-mail received this morning from the IPL headquarters. Please feel free to share!

"When talking about the connections between Nemo (or any storm) and climate change, take care to make accurate statements about these connections. Here are some tips for talking about this potentially historic blizzard:



Paint the big picture.



Climate change is changing the weather. The past few years have been marked by…

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Added by Carol Landis on February 9, 2013 at 7:05pm — No Comments

Update from LEAF: MTR / Nashville

Action Alert - February 7, 2013 





Hello friends of mountains,

 

The Tennessee legislature is back in Nashville with some new faces and new committees, and for the 6th year, so is the Tennessee Scenic Vistas Protection Act. This session the bill numbers are HB 0043 and SB 0099.

 

This year, the House bill is sponsored by Knoxville teacher and freshman…

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Added by Carol Landis on February 7, 2013 at 1:39pm — No Comments

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