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All the critical issues involved in transitioning to a more sustainable world.


CATALYST goes to the inland port rally

What began as a peaceful protest became a scene of confusion, violence and frustration at the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce building on Tuesday. “I love that you’re using your inte …

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22 ways to fire up a zero-waste lifestyle

A summertime refresher course You may have noticed that, some months back, we changed the title of this column from “Can You Recycle That?” to “Zero Waste.” That’s because recyclin …

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Good news: Utah’s air quality is improving!

Caveat: It’s an ongoing process In 2006, the EPA tightened the health standard for PM2.5 pollution—the fine particulate matter pollution that builds during winter inversions and ca …

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EnviroNews

Uinta Basin Railway an environmental train wreck At a meeting in Vernal, Utah’s Community Impact Fund Board approved $21.4 million in public money to build a Uinta Basin Railway in …

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Environews

Burr trail controversy resurfaces In April, the Bureau of Land Management allowed Garfield County to chip-seal 7.5 miles of a remote dirt road, reigniting a historic environmental …

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Meet the dust doctor

Atmospheric scientist Kevin Perry knows what blows from the Great Salt Lake Last year I wrote about dust that often blows in from the southwest, plaguing areas of the Wasatch Front …

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Auto biography

Conversation is more important than steering the beast Two months after I stopped driving, I decided I wanted to be a Lyft driver. I had taken Lyft a number of times and encountere …

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A win for pollinators

Citizen action group does end-run around bureaucracy to change pesticide laws In their nearly 30 years of existence, neonicotinoids have become the most widely used insecticide in …

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Celebrate women’s suffrage in Utah

The year 2020 will mark the 150th anniversary of Utah being the second U.S. territory to grant all women full voting rights. Wyoming granted women full voting rights the year prior …

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America’s ancient earthworks

What the prehistoric mounds and myths of North America have in common with Egypt’s pyramids – and together, the bigger story they tell Graham Hancock, the Indiana Jones of journali …

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