Monday, August 15, 2022

Thacker Pass Dispatches -The Golden Eagles of Thacker Pass

Opinion Standing on the broad northern saddle of Thacker Pass, I look across the land. The sagebrush ocean rolls away to the east, a gentle...

Thacker Pass Dispatches: “Blatant Harassment”—Thacker Pass Activists Fined $50K for Providing...

Opinion Back in January, my friend Will Falk and I founded the Protect Thacker Pass campaign to stop a proposed 17,933-acre open-pit mine in northern...

Study evaluates the electric vehicle use needed to meet Greenhouse Gas...

Nevada is all-in on the development of renewable energy sources.  Senate Bill 254 became law after Nevada's 2019 Legislative Session. The measure set the tiered...

Thacker Pass Dispatches: Sustaining Profits, Not the Planet

Opinion I have heard it said that one of humans most impressive traits is our ability to delude ourselves. Nowhere is this more clear than...

Climate Change is Bad for Business

Opinion Between the heat and the wildfire smoke, it’s hard to remember the quiet peace I feel when I wake up to find snow on...

Can Nevada Trust Blockchains –– Let’s Speculate

Opinion Blockchains LLC wants us to trust it. The company is asking the legislature for its own governmental utopia in the Nevada desert 20 miles...

Dispatches from Thacker Pass – Cross the river by feeling the...

Opinion On January 15th, my friend Will Falk and I launched a protest on the slopes of the Montana Mountains (Northern Paiute / Western Shoshone...

EVs are on the right track

Opinion Electric Vehicles (EVs) used to be exotic and expensive. But times have changed. I was on the phone with my friend Anna a few...

Dispatches from Thacker Pass – More Mining Leads to More Sexual...

A few weeks ago, I met with a native family from the Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone tribe. They were standing with me outside a public meeting...

Lithium Nevada Corp’s CEO explains the benefits of the Thacker Pass...

Opinion “America must lead the critical industries that produce and deploy clean technologies.”  “Prioritize American workers.” “Together, we can seize the opportunity to drive prosperity, create jobs...