Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Eating as Though the Earth Matters

“Yet, as environmental science has advanced, it has become apparent that the human appetite for animal flesh is a driving force behind virtually every major category of environmental damage now threatening the human future: deforestation, erosion, fresh water scarcity, air and water p
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Top Story: Holcomb Reborn?

The above heading is funny but it isn’t funny.  It is the heading I used for the KLN #1 last year.  I knew I was entering the Twilight Zone when I drove into Topeka.  As I crossed 6th and Kansas, Avenue, just north of the Capitol Building, I saw a guy dressed as the Statue of Liberty
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Courage to Change

The time has come for those of us who understand the deteriorating condition of our environment and are concerned with reducing our carbon footprint, to open our eyes to the number one action that most significantly and directly contributes to global warming: eating animal foods. Resp
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Energy Saving Efforts Paying Off

While wind power in the state is expanding and the benefits of clean energy are becoming apparent, it appears we have one more trend to celebrate: the demand for energy is decreasing.  According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, utilities are noticing a decline in electricity c
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Sierra Club Selections in the U.S. Congress

Change seems to be the theme of many campaigns this year.  Of course this infers a change for the better and away from what we have now.  The question becomes…What kind of change do we want?  For the Sierra Club, the change desired is away from practices of the past that helped create
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