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Entries by Frances Beinecke from 01/2013

Latest Shell Debacle in Alaska Part of a Larger Pattern of Risk and Failure

| Posted 01.03.2013 | Green

Shell has poured billions of dollars into offshore Arctic drilling, but no matter how much it spends, it cannot make the effort anything but a terrifying gamble. And if Shell, the most profitable company on Earth, can't buy its way to safety in Alaska, nobody can.

Top Three Things We Urge Obama to Do to Curb Climate Change -- And Without Waiting for Congress

| Posted 01.08.2013 | Green

When I first started working on climate change a decade ago, we spoke in terms of distant forecasts and long-range impacts. Now we simply look out the window to see what climate change can do to our communities.

EPA Can Stop the Pebble Mine From Imperiling Bristol Bay's Wild Salmon Run

| Posted 01.10.2013 | Green

You can't recreate untouched tundra, mountain meadows, crystal clear streams, and animals that have never encountered toxic waste. We don't have many of these wild places left. We should preserve the ones we do.