energy development

How Years of Controversy over Drilling for Energy in the Southwest Could Result in Compromise

The DeChristopher Effect

How Years of Controversy over Drilling for Energy in the Southwest Could Result in Compromise

On December 19, 2008, during the last few weeks of the Bush Administration, an oil and gas lease auction captured […]

6 Reasons to Act Today for Clean Air in Arizona

It’s no secret that reducing air pollution creates a host of benefits for human health and the environment. But what […]

The difference in pollution levels between 1990 and 2010 at Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

A Transformative Victory

A Q&A with Don Barger on Progress Reducing Coal-Based Pollution in the Southeast

Above: The difference in pollution levels between 1990 and 2010 at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Photo courtesy of Colorado State University. […]

A fracking well outside of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Reducing the Harmful Impacts of Oil and Gas Development Near Theodore Roosevelt National Park

“I have always said I would not have been President had it not been for my experience in North Dakota.” […]

Ted, Jonathan, Maite, Mark Miller (NPS Chief of Resource Stewardship & Science, Southeast Utah Group parks), and Luke at Arches National Park.

Four Stops, One Destination

Meeting Visionary Mom Maite Arce in Her Quest to Protect and Enjoy Desert Parks

It was hands-down the most impressive lightning storm I have ever seen. Last month, I was driving out of Arches […]