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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

Letter to editor from Norm Gaume

My colleagues Peter Coha and Jim Brainard and I have prepared computer simulations of the Gila River water that is legally available for diversion by a future New Mexico Unit of the Central Arizona Pr-- Continue reading

Senator Tom Udall wants to shut me up

Commentary by Marita Noon

Each week I write an energy-themed commentary. The topic on which I write is generally something that my readers—even those in the energy industry—don't know about. I frequently -- Continue reading

The EPA is more concerned with what sounds good than what actually works

Commentary by Marita Noon

In this hyper-partisan environment, it is good to know that a majority of Senators can still agree on an issue. When such a rare moment happens, the rest of us should pay att-- Continue reading

Nearly Half of North America’s Birds at Risk from Global Warming

Nearly Half of North America’s Birds at Risk from Global Warming

Photo: Burrowing Owl by Geoff Gallice, Flickr Creative Commons

(Silver City, NM, 9 September, 2014) - Nearly half of the bird species in the continental U.S. and Canada are threatened by global warmin-- Continue reading

Don't give up America's economic and competitive advantage

Commentary by Marita Noon

"This is the most consequential, urgent, sweeping collection of challenges we face as a nation and a world."

With 9-11 nearly upon us, ISIS is brazenly beheading American jou-- Continue reading

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