Visionary Science, Ethics, Law and Action in the Public Interest


  1. Using Legal Principles in Your Organizing


    The reason legal principles are important is that governments make decisions within a legal frame, and the current legal framework does not account for all of the facts.   The facts around pipelines and fracking are incontrovertible: They leak. They cause human health problems. They pollute water. But those facts are always interpreted within a…Read More →

  2. Legal Principles for Mining, Fracking, and Pipelines: Defending our Communities and Future Generations


    We have entered the Age of Extreme Energy. Every region is facing threats. To protect our communities and the natural world, we can establish new legal principles. The Science & Environmental Health Network and the Women’s Congress for Future Generations offer some new legal principles to serve as a basis for organizing around mining, pipelines, and…Read More →

  3. March Networker is now available!


    What’s in the Pipeline: Common Cause and Joint Action, Not Oil Solastalgia is the pain experienced when there is recognition that the place where one resides and that one loves is under immediate assault . . . a form of homesickness one gets when one is still at ‘home’. The term and definition are Glenn Albrecht’s,…Read More →

  4. February Networker is now available


    The Transformative Power of Storytelling in Law, Science, and Organizing “Which stories do we tell? Stories of life. To whom do we tell them? To the decision-makers, to the people, to future generations. How do we tell them? In the language of power, in the language of the heart.” – Caitlin Sislin   Once upon…Read More →