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Cindy Sheehan & Tour de Peace Ride 3000 Miles for Peace & the Environment

Cindy Sheehan & Tour de Peace Ride 3000 Miles for Peace & the Environment

Liisa Wale April 18, 2013 1

By Liisa Wale Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, who made international headlines eight years ago when she camped out in front of former President George W. Bush’s “ranch” to speak out

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Rep. Sinema’s First Bill Displays Energy Leadership – and Political Wisdom

Rep. Sinema’s First Bill Displays Energy Leadership – and Political Wisdom

Will Greene April 16, 2013 1

By Will Greene Blog for Arizona | www.blogforarizona.com Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.; District 9) introduced her first piece of legislation last week, a bill intended to incentivize clean energy manufacturing in the United States. The

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Arizona Republicans Mobilizing Behind Solar

Arizona Republicans Mobilizing Behind Solar

Will Greene March 31, 2013 2

By Will Greene Blog for Arizona | www.blogforarizona.com “I don’t think it has anything to do with politics or philosophy. I don’t know that you have to belong to a certain belief to want to

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There Was a Time When it Wasn’t Just Dems Leading the Way on Climate in AZ

There Was a Time When it Wasn’t Just Dems Leading the Way on Climate in AZ

Will Greene March 20, 2013 0

By Will Greene Blog for Arizona | www.blogforarizona.com Southern Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva once again schooled his House colleagues on what climate leadership looks like in a floor speech this afternoon. “Climate change is real.

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Farmer Percy Visits Phoenix to Talk About GMO Foods’ Effect on Farmers and Families

Farmer Percy Visits Phoenix to Talk About GMO Foods’ Effect on Farmers and Families

Charlie Parke March 15, 2013 0

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org On Sunday, March 3, farmer Percy Schmeiser visited Phoenix to meet with advocates of organic food and small family farms. Percy has become famous for his

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Ammunition for Solar Advocates

Ammunition for Solar Advocates

Will Greene March 12, 2013 0

By Will Greene Blog for Arizona | www.blogforarizona.com A few weeks ago I asked clean energy advocates to make external costs a mantra. The concept of external costs is simple – when utilities and power

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Did NPR Miss the Point When Reporting on Our Food System . . . Again

Did NPR Miss the Point When Reporting on Our Food System . . . Again

Josette Madonia March 11, 2013 1

By Josette Madonia Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Recently on Morning Edition, NPR posted a story about biofortified rice, In A Grain Of Golden Rice, A World Of Controversy Over GMO Foods. This rice

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Rep. Barber Comes Out Swinging for Solar (Update: Barber Recommits to Coal at Apache Generating Station)

Rep. Barber Comes Out Swinging for Solar (Update: Barber Recommits to Coal at Apache Generating Station)

Will Greene March 6, 2013 0

By Will Greene Blog for Arizona | www.blogforarizona.com Finally, a high profile political figure is paying attention to Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce’s impending dagger-in-the-back plan to cripple our state’s burgeoning solar industry. US Rep.

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Arizona is Becoming a Welcome Hub for Bicycling

Arizona is Becoming a Welcome Hub for Bicycling

Charlie Parke February 26, 2013 1

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Arizona’s cities stretch across the once desert landscape. Transport within these cities becomes more difficult each year with population growth rapidly outpacing mass transit. Residents are

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Enrique Peñalosa Visits Tempe

Enrique Peñalosa Visits Tempe

Josette Madonia February 21, 2013 0

By Josette Madonia Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org How do you define quality of life? Enrique Peñalosa defines a high quality of life as one within an egalitarian city. One in which every person

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