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Cloud County Revival: Wind Power's Ascent in Rural Kansas by Philip WarburgCloud County Revival: Wind Power's Ascent in Rural Kansas
by Philip Warburg

The wind is at times a frighteningly destructive force in Kansas life. Killer tornadoes have leveled entire towns and have made tornado chasing a precarious summer sport for daredevils seeking grim moments of media attention. Yet it also offers a vast and largely untapped source of clean, renewable energy. According to a recent government survey, Kansas could install sufficient wind power to supply almost 90 percent of America’s total present-day power consumption.

  

No Longer the Miner's Canary: Indigenous Nations' Responses to Climate Change by Zoltán GrossmanNo Longer the Miner's Canary: Indigenous Nations' Responses to Climate Change
by Zoltán Grossman

Native peoples have faced massive ecological and economic changes in the past — from colonialism, genocide, epidemics, industrialization, and urbanization — yet many Native cultures have survived against overwhelming odds. The climate crisis is the latest, and perhaps the ultimate challenge, but this history may make Native peoples better equipped than the non-Native society that is reliant on chain grocery stores and shopping malls.

  

  

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