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Norman Borlaug - one of many inspirational figures of the environmental movement

Drawing Inspiration from Environmentalists who have Gone Before Us  

As we continue to hope for the birth of a new era of environmental responsibility, we can draw inspiration from those who have gone before us and done so much to move us forward.  Here are the abbreviated biographies of six environmentalists who invested their lives into the noblest of noble causes. Judy Bonds The anti-mountaintop removal mining activist, Judy Bonds, died in 2011 at the age…

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Citizen Leadership at Cochabamba Climate Negotiations

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Environmental advocates from around the world gathered in Cochabamba, Bolivia, this week and resolved that, a year from now, they would hold a world’s people referendum on climate change to marshal support for the rights of the planet. Although it is hoped that some states will cooperate, the participation of governments…

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