Article by Bill McKibben in New Republic, August 15th 2016 In the North this summer, a devastating offensive is underway. Enemy forces have seized huge swaths of territory; with each passing week, another 22,000 square miles of Arctic ice disappears. Experts dispatched to the battlefield in July saw little cause for hope, especially since this […]

Guest Opinion by Brian Ettling, Ashland Daily Tidings, August 24 2016. Aug. 25 marks the centennial of the National Park Service. National Parks, including nearby Crater Lake, has held celebration events this summer to commemorate President Woodrow Wilson signing the congressional law known as the Organic Act on Aug. 25, 1916. That law created the […]

Many climate activists, including leading climate scientists James Hansen, argue that nuclear power should be promoted as a strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Others argue against such a trajectory. SOCAN’s position on this issue, along with our position on other climate related issues, can be found here: 3. Nuclear Energy? Acknowledges the potential role that […]