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Student activist Giselle Herzfeld poses in front of a tree.

Student activist Giselle Herzfeld (Mahalia Dryak/Reed College)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Reed College
Giselle Herzfeld, 22, chats about the Global Climate Strike movement, 350 Colorado, and her work getting Reed College students involved in the Portland Climate March.
As a power agnostic hybrid electric vehicle. Street legal as a NEV globally, part mobile power station part human-electric generator. Also the highest output human electric generator in the world currently. Currently a global phenomenon with... Read More
The average person tends to know what plastic drip tape and soaker hoses are, but what is plastic mulch? In China alone, the equivalent area of South Carolina is covered with this fossil fuel based plastic sheet mulch every year and then the plastic... Read More
In this interview from the C40 Cities Mayor’s Summit, Portland, Ore., Mayor Sam Adams talks about the importance of cities sharing best practices for developing sustainable communities and mitigating the impacts of climate change. He calls the... Read More
Just a 15-minute drive from Downtown Bend in Central Oregon, the Badlands offer a quiet getaway. The land is designated as "Wilderness" by the federal government, while volcanic ash and eroded lava make up sandy natural trails. Off-trail hikers can... Read More
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There's a new program at George Fox University, just outside of Portland, Oregon - Christian Earthkeeping. The University describes its program by saying, "Christian Earthkeeping is the Church’s response to the ecological crisis and to God’s command... Read More
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The news that residents in Eastern Oregon are trying to halt production of a new wind farm because of health concerns over noise, lights, stress reminds me of similar, community-related issues occurring around the country related to wind energy.
A southern Idaho highway punches through what was molten lava just 10,000 years ago, a blink of an eye in geologic time. “I’d seen it from the road. I’d seen the lava flow across the road and I read about it in the literature at the wilderness study... Read More