how green was your vote?

So now that the numbers are in and we’ve got a fresh crop of dandies to feed into the national rule-making machine, perhaps you’re wondering what it all means for a livable planet? Will we finally take the lead on the world stage and make climate change a priority? Invest in clean, renewable power? Foster a green-sector jobs boom and and tease forth vibrant and healthy communities (with liberty and justice for all)?

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nuke fight whack-a-moley

The ad is scare-your-pants-off serious. I don’t know what the budget for the campaign sits at or where this sucker ran, but it certainly was on par — or approaching parity with — those fullpage “filthy coal” ads that preceded the Guv Perry ass-kicking protests that shot down coal-plant fast-tracking in the state. Will we ever see the same come from the anti-nuking efforts of a rapidly coalescing assortment of regional critics?

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goliad needs you (again)

There will be a uranium mining teach-in down in Goliad this Saturday. It promises to shed more light on UEC’s efforts to mine uranium from shallow water drinking aquifers downriver from San Antonio. That would place it in prime cattle country and upriver from the oysters, shrimp, and wading birds of San Antonio Bay, fellas.

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