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Tar Sands 2011
  • Published
    October 22, 2011

    McKibben: Islands are barometers of climate change

    "The most painful phrase to come out of the last few years was, 'Too big to fail,'" author, educator and environmentalist Bill McKibben told a packed house at the Strand Theatre, Oct. 14. "The real meaning of that phrase was simply that those banks were too big." McKibben, who spearheads the 350.org climate change campaign, was in Rockland as keynote for the fourth annual Sustainable Island Living Conference. ...

  • Published
    August 23, 2011

    Hope man arrested in environmental cause

    Hope resident Lew McGregor is one of hundreds of citizens who want to get arrested in Washington, D.C., between Aug. 20 and Sept. 3. The activists are traveling to the White House from all across the U.S. to ask President Barack Obama to stop the potential construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta, Canada, through Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. McGregor, who is part of ...

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