Topic: Think

Good Grief: After 20 years, OR show moves to Denver

No I don’t mean, good grief, they’re gone! I want to talk about the type of grief for good. Because the kind of grief that you don’t make something good out of is just a drag. As I …

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Economic benefits of “active transportation”

Government spending on walking and biking can have big paybacks in the form of health benefits, tourism, sales of goods and services, increased real estate values and greenhouse ga …

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Mike Noel blames“rock lickers” for fires

In June and July the Brianhead fire in the Dixie National Forest burned more than 71,000 acres and racked up over $34 million in firefighting costs. The Federal Emergency Managemen …

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West Davis Corridor comments due August 31

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has released a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the West Davis Corridor, 19 miles of new freeway that slices through human comm …

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HEAL Utah seeks a new director

Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah (HEAL Utah) is looking for a new executive director. Matt Pacenza, who has directed the organization since 2011, is moving on to teach high-sch …

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Utah 50-year water strategy

One reason that the Audubon society is concerned about Utah water is that existing state water plans could spell catastrophe for migrating shorebirds. Envision Utah has released a …

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Seven Canyons Trust to daylight creeks

The Seven Canyons Trust and Salt Lake City have raised $1.2 million to restore a 6-acre open space in the Glendale neighborhood where Red Butte Creek, Emigration Creek and Parley’s …

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Mia Love wins climate prize

Mia Love (R-UT-4) has received a Climate Leadership Award from Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) for “extraordinary leadership and bold commitment to environmental stewardship.” In Jan …

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Tech Talk: Raising Up Our Machines

They will learn what we teach them. Imagine ordering a car from a ride-sharing app on your smartphone and selecting a driverless option. As you approach a blind turn on a narrow st …

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Environews: August 2017

First we pollute the wilderness, then we pollute our minds with the belief that we’ve done the right thing. — Mark Strand Audubon to focus on saline lakes, Colorado River The Natio …

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