Gary Harrington of Oregon was sent to jail for the illegal rainwater reservoirs on his property. These waters have been collecting naturally. After 10 years of argument, a stacked legal system against him, the 64 year old has decided he would rather go to jail than succumb to state harassment over a natural right.
From Mother Nature Network’s Matt Hickman: Ive taken a look at some mighty impressive rainwater collection systems in the past, but it appears that Gary Harrington, 64, takes the proverbial cake when it comes to hoarder-esque rainwater collection activities: over the years, the Oregon resident has built three massive reservoirs in actuality, theyre more […]
Recent wild extremes of weather — including persistent heat and drought in the western U.S. and cold outbreaks in the central and eastern U.S. — are linked to what’s going on at upper levels of the atmosphere.
The province is issuing an alert over blue-green algae on Lake Isle.
Published on 3 Apr 2013 Noam Chomsky: Can civilisation survive really existing capitalism? UCD Philosophy Society Inaugural Lecture 2013 Full story: http://www.ucd.ie/news/2013/04APR13/0… One of the world’s leading intellectuals and political activists, Professor Noam Chomsky has been awarded the UCD Ulysses Medal, the highest honour that University College Dublin can bestow. The award was inaugurated in 2005, as […]
Green Calgary is launching a new program to help residents in Airdrie and the City of Calgary identify water issues around their homes, including flooding and seepage. “What we’re seeing is that people think about all sorts of issues in their homes but are unaware of the stormwater management and flood risks,” said Patricia Cameron, […]
It is a mistake to think that most Americans, especially young Americans, “don’t get it” or don’t care about the planet. They do….
America is passing the buck when it comes to climate change. The United States is the second-worst polluter in the world, after China, and its only “flagship” climate change law is more than 50 years old, according to the Globe Climate …