NEWS: President Trump reverses clean power initiative, coal moratorium

The Salt Lake Tribune By THOMAS BURR Published Mar 28 2017   Washington • President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed executive orders reversing the Obama administration’s efforts to curtail carbon emissions as well as open up more federal tracts for coal mining — moves celebrated in rural Utah as promoting …

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Episode #70: Tyler Poulson, Salt Lake City Sustainability (SLCgreen)

Matt chats with Tyler, the city’s Sustainability Program Manager, about SLC’s’s efforts to push effective climate change policies. First, they talk about the greenhouse gas inventory the city did, which found that the biggest part of the carbon footprint of the average city resident comes from buying power from Rocky Mountain …

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Episode #67: Brody Leven, Adventure Skier & Storyteller

Matt sits down with Brody, a professional skier, storyteller and activist, to discuss his career traveling across the globe skiing and embarking upon outdoor adventures, while also advocating for environmental issues. A graduate of Westminster College, Brody has built a career chronicling far-flung trips on his website and on Instagram, …

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NEWS: Rolly: Climate-change denier to speak at energy summit — and you’re paying for it

PAUL ROLLY The Salt Lake Tribune Aug 28 2016 The keynote speaker for Uintah County’s annual Uintah Basin Energy Summit is a controversial climate-change denier noted for right-wing propaganda and smear campaigns against scientists who warn about global warming. Marc Morano — who will join several prominent speakers at the …

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Episode #32: Roy Scranton, Author

Matt fires up the Skype box and chats with veteran, journalist and author Roy Scranton about his recently-released book, Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization (City Lights Publishers). They talk about the climate change, value of activism and the transformations humanity needs to contemplate. For more …

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