Bears Ears Links

Buzzwords Rolling coverage of Bears Ears National Monument Headlines Native Tribes Frozen Out of Controversial Plan for Bears Ears Monument Oil Was Central in Decision to Shrink Bears Ears Monument, Emails Show – NYT Oil and coal drove Trump’s call to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase, according to insider emails released by court order …

Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks

Photo: Grand Canyon In 2018, visitor spending in communities near national parks resulted in a $40.1 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 329,000 jobs. In 2018, 318 million park visitors spent an estimated $20.2 billion in local gateway regions while visiting National Park Service lands across the country. These expenditures supported a total …

EPA 2019

Buzzwords Links related to the epa during the Trump administration December 2019 EPA’s independent science board questions underpinnings of numerous agency rollbacks https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/476397-epas-independent-science-board-questions-underpinnings-of-numerous February 2019 Documents detail multimillion-dollar ties involving EPA official, secretive industry group http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/405736-epa-lost-more-than-1500-workers-in-first-18-months-of-trump August 2018 http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/404292-pruitt-aide-wrote-memo-to-absolve-him-in-controversy-over-raises Andrew Wheeler Pruitt Was Friendly To The Energy Industry. His Replacement Was Paid By It. https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/06/andrew-wheeler-epa-donald-trump-673046 …

Podcast Faves 2018

Poster As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2018, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. When we are mindfully aware of our senses, we are rarely speaking. We are absorbing – listening, seeing, touching, tasting, smelling. Podcasts and good radio ask that we listen.  Podcasts create a world co-created …

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2018

Graphic Our favorite Word of the Year (#woty) is Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. They make a committee’s choice (a captain’s call) pronouncement of their selection, and they launch a public vote for readers’ favorite. The longlist is a binge-worthy spread of words that for me generate the ah-ha understanding and umphhh-like guttural reactions. …

Buzzword Bingo 2018

Poster: Image: Warming stripes What are your favorite words of 2018? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that came to attention/usefulness in 2018. Buzzword Bingo 2018 Bilingual Signs Coddiwomple Deepfake Digital Transformation Dispensary Flexitarian Joy of Missing Out (JOMO) Lifelong Learning Positive Travel Bias Rain Shadow Single-Use …

UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2018

Cover Reading: Emissions Gap Report 2018 New report from UNEP Key Links https://www.unenvironment.org/resources/emissions-gap-report-2018 Full report Emissions Gap Report The goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change, as agreed at the Conference of the Parties in 2015, is to keep global temperature rise this century to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. It …

Christmas 2018

Photo: Henderson Holidays Rolling coverage of Christmas 2018 celebrated around the world: Henderson, Nevada It’s #Christmas in #Henderson at this years #Winterfest… all part of my final three weeks before I leave for #Oaxaca on Jan 2. Maybe I’ll see @ronmader here today… pic.twitter.com/8QKldHiA6X — Dave Millers Mexico (@DMillersMx) December 8, 2018 Mexico City Comienzan …

Word of the Year 2018

Buzzwords WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. Elsewhere on the Web https://www.macquariedictionary.com.au/blog/article/536/ https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/word-of-the-year-2018-justice https://www.collinsdictionary.com/woty https://www.dictionary.com/e/word-of-the-year https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/word-of-the-year/word-of-the-year-2018 Previously Word of the Year 2017 Planeta.com Word of the Year Language 2018 Calendar

2018 Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster Kudos Lost City Museum for creating a brick-and-mortar, delicious, face-to-face,and instagrammable coddiwomple. Saturday, December 8 was Native American Day/Holiday Open House. The event featured Native American food, dancers, artists, and crafts people. For sale were jewelry and ceramics, Navajo tacos, and fry bread. There was also a raffle to raise funds for the docents. …