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No tar-sands oil here, please
Close to 1500 people from around the Northeast and Canada gathered in downtown Portland on Saturday to protest a potential project that would pipe tar-sands oil from western Canada through New England to Portland Harbor.
| February 01, 2013
Harvard students push for fossil-fuel divestment
Throughout 350.org's Do the Math tour this month, climate-change warrior Bill McKibben has blasted Harvard, his alma mater, for the school's failure to fully divest from South African companies two decades ago.
Oil and ivy
| November 30, 2012
How much damage could a President Romney do? Let us count the ways
Mitt Romney's penchant for saying whatever he thinks might get him elected creates a challenge for a country eager to discern what he would actually do as president.
One Nation Under Mitt
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| October 05, 2012
Tar Sands Disaster?
The activists, clad mostly in black, flowed slowly and silently down Battery Street in Burlington.
Big oil’s risky plan could have massive environmental impacts on Maine
| August 17, 2012
Review: The Dictator
Though his PR campaign might suggest otherwise, Sacha Baron Cohen has actually made (with director Larry Charles) a sweet movie, not unlike Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator , if less sentimental.
| May 18, 2012
What’s really behind high gas prices
Fingers crossed that we've seen the worst of it — analysts say gas prices won't go any higher than the April 6 peak of $3.94 per gallon — but filling up your tank this summer is still going to cost a big chunk of change.
Priming the Pump
| May 04, 2012
Will the next Keystone fight happen in New England?
We may have narrowly avoided Keystone XL (for now), but local environmental activists say that Maine and New England are not safe from "the dirtiest oil on earth," with a huge Canadian oil company seeking other routes to pump crude oil out of Alberta.
| February 10, 2012
Review: Big Miracle
Taking a tip from the oil industry, Hollywood has started exploiting Alaska. Following in the tracks of The Grey is Ken Kwapis's take on a true story from 1988 about an effort to save gray whales trapped in the Arctic ice. Surprisingly, the film offer
Ken Kwapis's take on a true story from 1988
| February 03, 2012
Simply put, biomass is any natural living or once-living substance that can be converted into energy.
Or, why it ain't easy burning green
KHADIJAH M. BRITTON
| September 02, 2011
Are Logan Airport pollution and Massport indifference killing Boston's proud clam-digging tradition?
Denehy and other Boston clam farmers have come to face two seemingly impervious hurdles: a safety expansion at Logan Airport that will deplete two of their richest beaches, and a jet-fuel spill from last October that some allege wiped out half of Boston'
| July 15, 2011
You may have seen Sludgey, a/k/a the Last Barrel of Oil, distributing handbills around Portland on First Friday.
| March 18, 2011
Fascinating new discoveries at Whitney Art Works
It's quickly clear that something's off in Ethan Hayes-Chute's world.
Curiouser and curiouser
| August 20, 2010
New globular delicacies from oily waters.
| June 25, 2010
A nation hooked on cars
The car is at the center of many of our troubles — our addiction to oil, the warming of the planet. Car accidents do incalculable damage.
| January 29, 2010
Dubai: Paradise on Earth
Welcome to Grease-The-Palm Island
... if you can afford it
| January 15, 2010
You can see what is probably the most significant filmmaking right now in Iran by going to YouTube and viewing the artless images of brutality in the streets of Tehran captured by scores of average Iranian citizens armed with cell-phone cameras.
Films from Iran choose indirect confrontation
| January 08, 2010
Unsworth and oil in Mesopotamia
Unsworth and oil in Mesopotamia
| January 06, 2009
Oil has been discovered in a Brighton backyard.
Powering the anti – fossil fuel revolution, one fried catfish at a time
| November 07, 2007
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