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Hope for Our Water Woes Found in Fracking Technologies

Hope for Our Water Woes Found in Fracking Technologies

Left: David Porter, Marita Noon, and Bill Weathersby.

Lower left: Marita in the cotton field.

For years, water, or, more accurately, its scarcity, has been predicted to be the next doomsday scenario.-- Continue reading

What is the Beat thankful for this year?

The Beat is very thankful for the recognition as Small Business of the Year the Grant County Beat received last week at the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce banquet. The Beat, an online on-- Continue reading

Greens "smuggle" Climate Policy into the Church to Tip Climate Politics

Without the evangelical community's involvement, efforts to build a "broad coalition to pass major climate policies" are "doomed," according to a just-released report from New America—a nonprofit group -- Continue reading

Ethanol Loses Its Few Friends

Early in his campaign, now top-tier Republican presidential candidate, Ben Carson, supported ethanol—a position for which I called him out. It has long been thought, that to win in Iowa, a candidate mu-- Continue reading

Final Value Study Confirms Gila Diversion Billion Dollar Boondoggle

Silver City, NM -- The Bureau of Reclamation released its final Value Planning Study that provides preliminary cost estimates of alternatives for a Gila River diversion project. The final report confi-- Continue reading

Marita Noon: on Climate Change, Catholic Leaders Must Believe in Miracles

For the first time, "Catholic leaders representing all regional and national bishops conferences" have come together in a "joint appeal." According to reporting in the New York Times, Cardinal Oswald G-- Continue reading

Keystone decision is about Obama’s position on the world stage

By Marita Noon

Today, in finally denying the Keystone pipeline, President Obama showed his true colors. We now know, as we’ve long believed, that those colors are the green of the anti-fossil fuel crowd-- Continue reading

The March to Paris Has Begun

Less than one month from now the nations of the world will meet in Paris for the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21). Dur-- Continue reading

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