I am a raging progressive and a writer. I received Bachelors degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Arts with a Secondary teaching certificate and a minor in Physics. I taught for about ten years, then did various jobs including welding,fabrication and traffic engineering, and am now retired.
I am interested in science, energy, the environment, and architecture.
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Between 20% and 50% of the planet's forests have been eliminated. As much as 90% of America's woodlands have been cut down to make farmland roads or cities. http://www.globalchange.umich.edu/global...James...
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I attended the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference this weekend. It was inspiring to see so many dedicated lawyers who were fighting for the environment, but it was also depressing....
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This weekend from Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 27th to March 2nd, Eugene Oregon will be hosting the largest Environmental Law conference in the world. This is the 32nd annual event. Each...
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There are only six nations that have refused to ratify the UN convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). Those nations are Iran, Sudan, South Sudan,...