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EU climate compromise: I will if you will

Commentary by Marita Noon

After the 2009 Copenhagen global climate conference failed to produce a legally-binding global treaty to replace the lapsing Kyoto Protocol, climate campaigners are eager to-- Continue reading

GO Bond C: Our Region’s Future

GO Bond C: Our Region’s Future

Photo: Dr. Joseph Shepard

By Dr. Joseph Shepard, WNMU President

This fall, voters in our region will go to the polls to cast their ballots for everything from who will be our governor to who will repr-- Continue reading

Shouldn't be we fighting a war on terrorism not on fossil fuels?

Commentary by Marita Noon

"You are responsible for President Obama's re-election," I told 150 folks from the oil and gas industry —most of whom were conservative Republicans. I spoke to them on October -- Continue reading

Letter to editor disagrees with Peace's Op-Ed

Dear Editor,

I live in Silver City, New Mexico, in Congressman Steve Pearce's District. His October 10, 2014, op-ed accusing the US Forest Service and unspecified "environmental groups" of restricting-- Continue reading

Op-ed: Environmental Groups Inhibit New Mexicans from Using National Forests

Op-ed: Environmental Groups Inhibit New Mexicans From Using National Forests

By Congressman Steve Pearce

Washington, DC (Oct. 10, 2014) In the second district of New Mexico, we have four national fore-- Continue reading

One more thing Texas does right

Commentary by Marita Noon

Could the DC court's decision on the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard signal the end of conservation-by-lawsuit?

"When the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard (DSL) was being considered for listing-- Continue reading

People's Climate March Wants to Change the System, not the Weather

Commentary by Marita Noon

Americans are generous people. We want to believe the best in others. We've tried to accept the narrative out of the White House that Islam is a peaceful religion. There's be-- Continue reading

"We can do it better"—Scotland and The West Parallels

Commentary by Marita Noon

"We can do it better"—Scotland and The West Parallels
The world watched and waited to learn the fate of Scotland following its vote on the referendum for independence. For man-- Continue reading

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