Posts by Mary Wildfire

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Going Solar Mary Wildfire September 20, 2016
Will our representatives in Washington betray us on TPP?
Everybody hates the Tran Pacific Partnership “free trade” deal. Conservatives hate it because of its assault on sovereignty, the way it hands over the rights to regulate in the U.S. to foreign corporations. Liberals and progressives hate the way it threatens labor rights, health and safety standards, and the environment.More
Issues: RantTPP
Going Solar Mary Wildfire August 16, 2016
Let’s Ask John Oliver to Do a Show on FERC!
Do you ever watch John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight”? I find his show both funny and informative—in my opinion, he’s the best of Jon Stewart’s protégés. He’s one of the last of the muckraking journalists, showcasing outrages not getting much attention elsewhere.More
Issues: Extreme energyFERC
Going Solar Mary Wildfire May 7, 2016
Come to the Rubberstamp Rebellion: Ride with Us, Tell Off FERC
So why am I planning to go to D.C. again, this time to participate in Beyond Extreme Energy’s Rubberstamp Rebellion?More
Issues: Extreme energyFERCRant
Going Solar Mary Wildfire October 20, 2015
Environmental Injustice
The term “environmental injustice” typically refers to a situation in which one group of people, usually poor and minority, suffers the environmental harms of an activity while another group, usually more affluent and white, reaps the benefits. More
Issues: Extreme energyRant
GalleryGoing Solar Mary Wildfire October 13, 2015
Marcellus Tour 2015 – Sunday, October 11
Thirteen people gathered on Sunday, October 11th for a tour of Marcellus drilling sites in Wetzel County. More
Issues: Climate ChaosExtreme energyFracking
Going Solar Mary Wildfire October 10, 2015
First Steps to Solar
Mary Wildfire’s presentation from the Solar Open House at Hickory Ridge.More
Issues: Renewable energysolar
Addiction
Going Solar Mary Wildfire February 5, 2013
Facing Energy Addiction
Forty years ago, I watched a junkie shoot up. He melted some white powder in a spoon and put the liquid in a syringe, then tied a rubber cord around his arm, pulling it tight with his teeth, before injecting the contents of the syringe. I haven’t thought about it in years, but lately that image keeps coming into my mind as I observe all the happy talk about the “new” energy sources that are “making America energy-independent.”More
Issues: Extreme energyRant
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