Monday, July 26, 2021

Opinion

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Climate Change is Bad for Business

Opinion Between the heat and the wildfire smoke, it’s hard to remember the quiet peace I...

A Just Response to Climate Change – Protecting People and Planet

Opinion Lithium mining isn’t new in Nevada, the Silver Peak mine near Tonopah started producing lithium...

The Thacker Pass Mine is Indeed Benign, Compared to Most Gold and Copper Mines in Nevada

Opinion In a previous piece, I noted that the proposed Thacker Pass mine will be relatively...

What’s in a Name?

Opinion Our personal names probably say more about our parents than about us.  Corporation, business, agency...

Habitat Destruction For Lithium is Climate and Extinction Crisis Denialism

Opinion What if I told you that Glenn Miller’s opinion piece about the Thacker Pass lithium...

The Thacker Pass Lithium Mine will Worsen the Crises we Face

Opinion In his recent opinion piece, “Thacker Pass Lithium Mine is Important for Limiting Global Warming,”...

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...

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...

Trickle Down Extremism, Part 2

Opinion The outstanding feature of politics nowadays goes something like, “They can’t possibly top this.” And...

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...

Esmeralda County locals express support for Rhyolite Ridge lithium mine

Opinion Esmeralda County Nevada is located on the border with California, between Las Vegas and Reno...

Dispatches from Thacker Pass – The Wildlife of Thacker Pass

Opinion Thacker Pass, or Peehee mu'huh in Paiute, is the site of a planned 28-square-mile open...