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  • Thinking Past the Moment

    Thinking Past the Moment

    The Sierra Club's Carl Zichella discusses the balancing act involved in finding the best -- and least environmentally sensitive -- places to put big renewable energy projects

  • High Noon

    High Noon

    Environmentalists are arguing passionately over large-scale solar development on California's Mojave Desert.

  • Nonprofits reap the profits

    Nonprofits reap the profits

    Christine MacDonald takes on the unscrupulous executives who run big environmental groups in Green, Inc.: An Environmental Insider Reveals How a Good Cause Has Gone Bad.

  • Environmentalists must learn to compromise

    Environmentalists must learn to compromise

    Environmentalists opposed to desalination plants are indulging in wishful thinking, because conservation is not enough to provide the arid West with water during a drought.

  • The saga of Mineral King

    The saga of Mineral King

    California’s beautiful Mineral King Valley was deeply wounded by hardrock mining, but now it is on its way to wilderness protection.

  • Nonprofitable times

    Nonprofitable times

    Many conservation groups are feeling the pinch.

  • Dear Friends

    HCN hosts panel discussion in Berkeley about the West’s political future; notes from readers Mark Salvo and Michael Green.

  • Four decades of the Sierra Club

    Michael McCloskey’s autobiography, In the Thick of It: My Life in the Sierra Club, covers four decades of his life and work as an environmentalist

  • Dear friends

    New fall interns Fletcher Jacobs and Evan Tea; remembering Sierra Club’s Larry Mehlhaff; visitors.

  • Ferret recovery pioneer moves on

    District Ranger Bill Perry, who led the effort to help restore endangered black-footed ferrets, is leaving South Dakota’s Buffalo Gap National Grassland for a job in Washington, D.C.

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