Thursday, April 7, 2011

Red Alert! Dan Wildcat to ignite SDSMT

Talli Nauman and Native Sun News alert readers of to a climate conference including presentations by Yuchi member of the Muskogee Nation of Oklahoma, Dan Wildcat:

in Rapid City on April 15, at the Surbeck Center Ballroom of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Campus. A founding co-director of the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center, in Lawrence, Kan., Wildcat will address the second annual Green Energy and Sustainability Conference, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society 2011 AISES Region V Conference from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Also scheduled to appear are Tom Bull Bennett, the first American Indian to earn a Ph.D. at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and Otakuye Conroy, a Rapid City Central graduate and the first Lakota to receive a doctorate in environmental engineering.

Decorah, Iowa eagle cam; you have to watch an advert:

Wind River Mountains glacier study photos archived at the Casper Star-Tribune:

Early September 2003, in the middle of the night, water filled the lake at the toe of Grasshopper Glacier to its tipping point. Pressure grew against the natural dam of rock and ice, and around midnight, water burst through the barrier.
From a Colorado College poll posted at Headwaters News:

Agree that the EPA should closely regulate carbon emissions:
Colorado - 70 percent
Montana - 62 percent
New Mexico - 65 percent
Utah - 63 percent
Wyoming - 56 percent

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