Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Private Ski Resort Development Proposed in West Lake Tahoe Causing Concern...

For people living on Lake Tahoe’s western slopes, the possibility of a private, residential ski development has been around for several decades. Now, that...

A Crash Course on the Economics of Climate

Opinion            By now, almost everybody (looking at you, Heartland Institute) knows that climate change is an environmental crisis that demands action. I won’t dwell on...

First Person Accounts – Saying No to The Lithium Mine at...

Opinion Lithium Nevada, LLC, a subsidiary of Lithium Americas Corporation has proposed a significantly large lithium mining project less than a one-hour drive north of...

Utah Pushes Forward on New Pipeline Near Great Basin National Park

Opinion During a summer of continued drought, a thirsty Utah town and the federal government are moving quickly to siphon water away from Nevada.  Federal regulators...

Great Basin Water Network Showcase of a Drought Year Water Tour...

Opinion With Hoover Dam and Southern Nevada in the backdrop, the water-related headlines this summer are largely focusing on the Colorado River and cities like...

Congressman Amodei Confused About Carbon Fee and Dividend

Opinion In August, I called Congressman Amodei’s Washington, DC, office to encourage him to support a carbon fee and dividend proposal that would directly address...

Dispatches from Thacker Pass: Electric Cars and Oil Both Accelerate Us...

Opinion The great poet and playwright James Baldwin wrote in 1953 that "People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction."  Perhaps never...

The Thacker Pass Mine is Indeed Benign, Compared to Most Gold...

Opinion In a previous piece, I noted that the proposed Thacker Pass mine will be relatively benign in comparison to other large mines in Nevada,...

Senate Joint Resolution 3 (SJR3):  Postscript and Sayonara 

Recently, The Sierra Nevada Ally hosted point-counterpoint pieces regarding SJR 3, a now deceased joint resolution before the Nevada Legislature, urging Congress to reduce wild...

Dispatches from Thacker Pass – Harms of the Thacker Pass Lithium...

Opinion: After reading Alexi Zawadzki’s April 28th article, “Lithium Nevada Corp’s CEO explains the benefits of the Thacker Pass Lithium Project,” I look out across...