Green Growth and Degrowth

There will be First Day School available for Young Friends.During the Second Hour, Anne Burke will present ideas and suggestions on possible Personal Responses to Degrowth. 1.  Review of definitions of Green Growth and Degrowth as presented in the debate 2.  Review of Nate Hagens’s commentary 3.  Personal steps to Degrowth 4.  Community steps to Degrowth 5. ……

Nuclear fuel plant gets new 40-year operating license

A nuclear fuel factory in South Carolina, Westinghouse, which supplies many of the nation’s atomic power plants, gained approval Monday from the federal government to operate another 40 years, despite a legacy of environmental and safety problems. Photo by Recognize Productions on Pexels.com The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted Westinghouse Nuclear a long-anticipated license to……

The Great Simplification

SIMPLIFICATION-the work of Nate Hagens presented to ColumbiaFriends Meeting, on August 21, 2022 by Alice M. Wald Nate Hagens does. He is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Energy and Our Future. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Chicago and a PhD in Natural Resources from the……

Become a Citizen Scientist

HIGHLIGHTING THREE MIDLANDS CITIZEN SCIENTISTS PROJECTS: NOAA’s Recent Urban Heatmapping ProjectDHEC’s Water Watch programThriving Earth Exchange Water Monitoring at Congaree National Park YOU’LL ALSO LEARN: What citizen scientists doMore about local projects that use citizen scientistsQualifications to serveHow to volunteerAnd more! FREE, no pre-registration. Log-on to YouTube on Thursday, August 18 at 6 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHk6ILfEeNc