Ingrid Thyr

America Doesn’t Fit in a Tesla (or a Prius)

The transportation sector accounts for almost a third of our nation’s total carbon emissions, and most of those emissions come from “light-duty vehicles,” i.e. the cars most of us use to get around almost everyday to almost everything. As a result, one of the EPA’s main recommendations for reducing transportation’s carbon footprint is for Americans …

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Stop the East African Crude Oil Pipeline!

Hi, all. Too often in this country, we are blind to the environmental catastrophes happening in other parts of the world–especially slow-moving ones, like incremental deforestation, sea-level rise, or toxic leakage from fossil fuel extraction or transport.  So today, I want to highlight resistance to the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) planned to be …

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