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


Slightly Off Center: Superpowers

I never read comic books as a kid because, like many “only” children, I was an adult child. I spent most of my reading time browsing science books at the library. I could recite ev …

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Environews: August 2018

Environmental news from around the state and the West. My deepest sorrow is for the degradation of the natural world and the corresponding grief that people feel when they lose the …

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Don’t Get Me Started: A Tale of Two Trolls

Strange things you see at the Coffee Garden. After reading a murder of mysteries by Agatha Christie, Graham Greene and Raymond Chandler recently, I’ve taken a sleuthsome turn mysel …

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Editor’s Notebook: Arthur and Me

Remembering a friend who showed me a bigger world. I met Arthur Spanjar one snowy Wisconsin morning in 1972, a month before my 21st birthday. I was on my way to Nick’s restaurant, …

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Beyond a Shadow of a Drought

Range Creek’s cautionary tale. Why did several Southwestern indigenous tribes disappear by the end of the 13th century? This is a mystery archaeologists have been trying to solve f …

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Human Dignity in the Face of Conflict

Photography, video and drawings tell stories of Indigenous Peoples and refugees. When the images of the Syrian refugee crisis splashed across news and social media outlets two year …

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Swami Beyondananda Speaks Out on Political Climate Change

“We have a deeply divided body politic in America. Half the people believe our system is broken. The other half believes it is fixed.” —Swami Beyondananda   Note: Cosmic comic …

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Environews: Uranium and the Trump Administration

The Trump administration wants to make uranium great again, and that’s bad news for Utah. In May, the U.S. Department of the Interior released an updated list of “critical minerals …

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Environews: July 2018

Environmental news from around the state and the West. Corona Arch added to National Recreation Trails System The popular Corona Arch trail near Moab, Utah has been designated as p …

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Don’t Get Me Started: This is your brain on bad science

Salt Lake City to be test dummy for 5G-and-beyond technology. The next, next big thing in telecommunications will be prototyped in Salt Lake City over the next five years. With fun …

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