Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Trickle Down Extremism

Opinion Trickle down extremism describes the state of county government where I live in northern Nevada. It is shorthand for the local version of the...

It’s Time to Invest in Nevada’s Natural Infrastructure

Opinion It’s becoming a devastating “new normal.” Megafires raging across the American West, destroying homes and businesses, displacing wildlife, polluting water supplies, and scarring landscapes....

Price on carbon must be part of this year’s climate legislation

Opinion In mid-October, news broke that the central pillar of President Biden’s transformative climate plan was blocked from the Build Back Better budget reconciliation package....

Delusions

Opinion Psychiatrists know about delusions. Delusions (and hallucinations) are the hallmarks of schizophrenia and often what brings a person suffering from that disorder to the...

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...

Trickle down Extremism: Part 3

Opinion We have lost the struggle with Covid-19 in Lyon County, where I live in northern Nevada. Last week, 175 of us contracted the virus...

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...

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...