New Look, New Mission

We’re back. And we’ve undergone some changes.

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

On the heels of recent news that Enbridge has long been in violation of safety requirements for its operation of Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac, our tireless friends over at the National Wildlife Federation have released the latest video...

A Bad Week for Democracy in Michigan

A Bad Week for Democracy in Michigan

You probably won't hear about it much in the news, given recent events in the national political arena, but two very bad regulatory decisions were made here in Michigan this week that ought to alarm you. Both of them could significantly weaken local...

Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Looking Back and Looking Ahead

We’re back! We’ve got a spiffy new look, a new mission (details below), and starting right now in this very sentence I’m even dropping, for good, the rhetorical first person plural. Yep, things have changed during the eighteen or so months this blog...

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Pipeline Safety Trust

A nonprofit public charity promoting pipeline safety through education and advocacy..

CENHS Podcast

From Rice University’s Center for Energy & Environmental Research in the Human Sciences


Univeristy of Alberta’s research groupĀ on the social and politcal implicationsĀ of oil and energy use.


A journal of the environmental humanities.


The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Inside Climate News

Covering climate change, energy, and the environment.