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Down To Earth archive for Oct. 2011

MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2011

Another Green Monday: Meet The Greenhorns

The Greenhorns, a national grassroots nonprofit organization of young farmers, will premiere their much-anticipated documentary film, “The Greenhorns,” all over the Northwest this fall, from small town independent theatres to college campuses. Two Screenings will be held in Spokane at 7 pm November 5 and...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2011

THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2011

Coal Hard Truth forum is tonight!

We've been getting some excellent coverage of the Coal Hard Truth Forum which is tonight from 5:30-8:00pm at the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln Street. NPR/KPBX. The Spovangelist. Spokesman. Center For Justice. Down To Earth. The Associate Press with stories running in MSNBC and The...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2011

TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2011

The Dirt On Coal

In light of Thursday's "Coal Hard Truth" forum, I'm going to be posting about coal a lot, so get ready. First, check Sightline's excellent coal export FAQ. As North America’s appetite for coal wanes, coal companies are looking to China and other Asian markets to...

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MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2011

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2011

Wednesday Video: BAG IT

Check out this awesome video that would make young Benjamin proud. Bag It Intro from Suzan Beraza on Vimeo. This is the first three minutes of documentary film BAG IT. This film examines the impact of plastics on the environment, marine animals and...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2011

FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2011

THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2011

How much fish do you eat?

Here's a question for readers:How much fish do you eat out of state waters? The answer is very important and your response to the Department Of Ecology's survey will go a great deal in strengthening water quality standards in our state and for our Spokane...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2011

300 Years Of Fossil Fuels in 300 Seconds

This film was the 2011 Winner of "Youtube's best nonprofit video award." Deservedly so. Here's the description: Fossil fuels have powered human growth and ingenuity for centuries. Now that we're reaching the end of cheap and abundant oil and coal supplies, we're in for an...

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MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2011


THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2011

TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2011

Tuesday Video: Chicago loves urban agriculture

There are many reasons to dislike Rahm Emmanuel but as Mayor of Chicago he has been incredible on sustainable food policy, particularly in schools. Erika Allen, head of the Chicago branch of the urban agriculture organization Growing Power, explained the importance of a new urban...

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MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2011

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