Environmentalism Archive

  • With the election looming and voter turnout up across the board, the youth vote has attracted its fair share of attention. Harvard University’s Institute of Politics reports that for the first time since Richard Nixon was in office, young people are turning out to vote in high numbers. Perhaps more interesting than sheer volume is how we youngsters are voting and why.

    Hug a tree for Jesus

    With the election looming and voter turnout up across the board, the youth vote has attracted its fair share of attention. Harvard University’s Institute of Politics reports that for the first time since Richard Nixon was in office, young people are turning out to vote in high numbers. Perhaps more interesting than sheer volume is how we youngsters are voting and why.

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  • President Bush has called for more domestic oil exploration, asking congress to allow drilling in the Alaskan Wildlife Preserve and off the coasts. While some, including the president, say this will drive the cost of gas down, it isn’t exactly the golden ticket to the energy crisis.

    Let's put the next refinery in Crawford…

    President Bush has called for more domestic oil exploration, asking congress to allow drilling in the Alaskan Wildlife Preserve and off the coasts. While some, including the president, say this will drive the cost of gas down, it isn’t exactly the golden ticket to the energy crisis.

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  • I’m really not a “the glass is half full” kind of girl. I don’t like to pretend things are great when they aren’t. But there is a bright spot to rising gas prices. Two, actually.

    The bright side to rising gas prices

    I’m really not a “the glass is half full” kind of girl. I don’t like to pretend things are great when they aren’t. But there is a bright spot to rising gas prices. Two, actually.

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