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


YOLO FOMO

It’s forbidden-fruit-Genesis-level tempting to write about politics because that is where all the easy jokes are. On the other hand there isn’t much room for new satire because eve …

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Students of silence

University of Utah students learn from composer Phillip Bimstein about the power of “radical quiet” On a chilly February afternoon, a crew of workmen yelled and their tools clanged …

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The Best People

By creating a team of allies upfront, a presidential candidate can deliver substantive change, even before the election Javier Zarracina/Vox.com, Getty Images, Creative Commons We …

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Pesticide free Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City explores and encourages organic methods for yard care Healthy lawns and weed-free gardens are a primary goal for many householders. However, these desires are often …

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Environews

I’ve never forgotten that we write out of our grief for what we’re losing. We write out of our passion for what we love. We write out of our past and toward the future in the prese …

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ACLU and Planned Parenthood of Utah Files Lawsuit Against State of Utah Over Anti-Abortion Bill

Pro-choice and women’s rights activists rallied at the state capitol as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Utah and Planned Parenthood Association of Utah (PPAU) announce …

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Salt Lake County’s inland port: Helpful or harmful for the Latino community?

Note: This story was originally published on Voices of Utah on March 20, 2019. It has been edited, not for content, but to fit CATALYST’s style.   Elitzer stood in the doorway …

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Dan Habib Receives Peek Award for Advancing Conversation Around Disabilities with New Documentary Intelligent Lives

In collaboration with Rose Wagner and KUER, the Utah Film Center awarded this year’s Peek Award to filmmaker Dan Habib for positively changing the public’s perceptions of people wi …

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Sustainability: A Love Story

Who could resist a love story about sustainability? Walker’s previous book of personal essays, Quench Your Thirst with Salt (2013) is about watersheds and growing up in Salt Lake C …

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Environews for April 2019

What’s cool about snow?  Cooler than lemons? One flake at a time builds a whole watershed.  Is it foolish to imagine that little changes can have a big impact?   —Nicole Walker (Su …

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