Heather Smith

Heather Smith (on Twitter, @strangerworks) is interested in the various ways that humans try to save the environment: past, present, and future.


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Ocasio-Cortez and Markey Announce the Green New Deal. (Photo: Bill Clark/AP) Views
Friday, February 08, 2019
The Green New Deal Is Out. Now What?
Today, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) released a resolution that outlines what future legislation around the much-talked-about Green New Deal will actually look like. What it will look like, is huge. As the resolution puts it: (1) it is the duty of the...
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Theo Colborn: Remembering the Genius Who Got BPA Out of Your Water Bottles, and So Much More
It was the late 1970s and Theo Colborn was, like pretty much everyone else in the ’70s, getting divorced. She was in her 50s and already retired from a career as a pharmacist. She’d moved to a hobby farm that was close to the Rocky Mountain Biological Station in Colorado and volunteered as a field...
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Saturday, February 01, 2014
Low Impact: State Department Says Keystone Won’t Hurt Much At All
Yesterday was Friday, and nothing says Friday like the words “The Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL Project is out.” Am I right? Let’s just pretend I’m right. It’s out, everyone!
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