Convincing Congress of Climate Change

Last Tuesday, Whitman's Campus Climate Challenge met with Walla Walla's very Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris to discuss climate change. We had met with her before in Washington D.C. where she had made ...

Clean Coal and China

As part of a scholarship I am applying for, I recently wrote a letter to Congressman David Obey, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations urging him to put limitations on the World Bank's proposed ...

Last days in DC

Today I said goodbye to one of my favorite people in Washington D.C., Jackson the painter from Mississippi. Almost every Sunday that I’ve spent in DC I have gone to the farmer’s market near my house to ...

Don’t Talk to Me About Melting IceCaps

<!--[if !mso]> <! st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } --> August 10, 2008 Flight from London to San Francisco A few minutes ago I happened to glance out the airplane window and was startled to ...