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Activists, Beer Enthusiasts Find Common Ground in Climate Change

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Activists, Beer Enthusiasts Find Common Ground in Climate Change

They crowded into the small annex in the Land-Grant brewery in Franklinton, lovers of hops and barley and the Earth on which they grow, come to hear a four-person panel discussion on how climate change threatens everyone’s favorite beverage. This was the latest and last Defend Our Beer event put on by Defend Our Future […]

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The Top 5 Things Most People Recycle Wrong

Hanna Greer-Brown Hanna Greer-Brown The Top 5 Things Most People Recycle Wrong

You’ve been recycling for years and think you have it mastered only to realize that you’ve been doing it wrong. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Nearly half of the people surveyed recently have reported confusion about what items can be put into the recycling bin.  Many things contribute to this confusion.  For one, what’s accepted […]

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Cannabis Cultivation Comes With Environmental Complications

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine Cannabis Cultivation Comes With Environmental Complications

As long as the complex licensing process works itself out, Ohio’s medical marijuana program should still be launching at some point, and growers will be allowed to cultivate the newly legal plant for market. However, as has been noted by some news outlets for years, whether society treats marijuana like a medicine or a drug, […]

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Socialism and the Climate Leviathan

  Socialism and the Climate Leviathan

Climate change is the greatest existential threat to humanity. Even though we’ve understood the effects of human activity on the environment since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, our political and economic structure, fueled by capitalist greed, only exacerbates our planetary crisis. While heads of state gather occasionally to promise, but never fulfill, a reduction […]

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Central Ohio Communities Project Chautaqua Celebration

  Central Ohio Communities Project Chautaqua Celebration

Sponsored by the Central Ohio Communities Project whose mission is to fight the climate crisis at the local level, with a focus on the Upper Scioto Watershed. The watershed includes communities in Delaware, Union, Marion and Morrow counties. Come join us! 3:00 – 5:30 Working Groups Join us to plan strategies for creating a climate-resilient […]

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Grassroots: Columbus Could Soon Reclaim Jurisdiction Over Local Oil & Gas Activities

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots: Columbus Could Soon Reclaim Jurisdiction Over Local Oil & Gas Activities

A local grassroots campaign to give Columbusites the “legal teeth” to fight air, water and soil pollution has garnered enough support to get on the November ballot. Dubbed the Community Bill of Rights, the ordinance would establish local governance over oil and gas activities taking place within the City of Columbus. It’d also enable residents […]

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A Year in the Wilderness

  A Year in the Wilderness

Join authors and National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Amy and Dave Freeman for an evening to remember at Two Dollar Radio Headquarters (1124 Parsons Ave , Columbus, Ohio 43206) when they stop during Pedal to DC, their 1,750 mile book tour by bicycle from Ely, Minnesota to Washington, D.C. They are sharing their new […]

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