Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The Lust for Money

Opinion Earlier this week, Judge Miranda Du rejected requests from the Reno-Sparks Indian Tribe, Burns Paiute Tribe, and Atsa Koodakuh wyh Nuwu/People of Red Mountain...

As the Dixie Fire Continues to Rage, ForestFest and Solar Cook-Off...

At the western end of the Indian Valley is the community of Greenville, California. Eight miles to the southeast, at the other end of...

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...

Climate Change is Bad for Business

Opinion Between the heat and the wildfire smoke, it’s hard to remember the quiet peace I feel when I wake up to find snow on...

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,...

Dispatches from Thacker Pass – The Wildflowers vs. The Bulldozers

Opinion Two hundred years ago, the place where I sit writing these words was the site of a massacre. According to Harley Jackson, an elder from...

The Thacker Pass Lithium Mine is Important for Limiting Global Warming

Opinion The debate on whether to permit lithium mines in Nevada has wide implications for the local, state, national and international communities. Few educated persons...

From the Apollo-Era to Today, Cryogenic Tanks Hold Key to Hydrogen...

In June 2021, a Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant was awarded to The Protium Company to further facilitate the...

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

Opinion Our nation’s lawmakers are currently working to craft and attempt to pass a package of spending measures and policies aimed at transforming America’s infrastructure...

Jobs of Tomorrow – Machine Learning

This report is part of a series reports by The Sierra Nevada Ally: Nevada Formulates Innovative Skills Training Programs for a 21st Century Workforce, produced...