MUSE(ING)S



Recent, highlights 

Interviewed for, quoted in: What A Balloon’s Pop Tells Us About The End Of The WorldFiveThirtyEight.Com, and First Take ESPN, by Maggie Koerth-Baker, December 19, 2016.

Presenter for #JumpStart: Morning MeetUp for ChangeMakers Series with Kaitlin Butler, Impact Hub Salt Lake, December 6, 2016.

Video interview for, quoted in: "The new climate rallying cry: keep it in the ground". (Sammy Roth, images and video by Jay Calderon). Desert Sun*. April 13, 2016.
*The biggest Keep in in the Ground Story at time of publication, running on page-one of the USA Today section in about 100 Gannett print papers around the country, entitled "Cry: Keep It In the Ground".  

Co-author of Women's Congress Companion for Political Change, (with Carolyn Raffensperger), Forward by Joanna Macy, Afterward by Susan Griffin, (in revision, to be published with Ice Cube Press).

Presenter for PeaceperSISTERS monthly meet up: Making Common Cause (and having a good time doing it!), April 26, 2017. Powerpoint and presentation materials available upon request.

Climate Justice Museum Exhibit proposal


Publications 

Articles

"Fever Pitch: This Crucial Moment in the Fight Against Fossil Fuel Infrastructure" (with Patrick Robbins). The Leap: This Changes Everything. April 11, 2016.

"Utah's Hopes for Oil Shale Bonanza Has a Public Relations Problem, Industry Symposium Hears". DeSmog Blog. October 25, 2015. Republished by Common Dreams and others.

"It's Time to Take Back the Law: 8 legal principles that give future generations a chance" (with Carolyn Raffensperger, Executive Director, SEHN). On the Commons Magazine. September 16, 2015.

"The New Ecofeminism: Fulfilling our Sacred Responsibilities to Future Generations" (with Carolyn Raffensperger). Guernica Magazine. September 2, 2015, *by agreement with On the Commons Magazine

"Economics As If Future Generations Mattered". (with Carolyn Raffensperger). Guernica Magazine. October 24, 2014, *by agreement with On the Commons Magazine. 
Republished by: Common Dreams NewsResilienceCounter CurrentsConnexions.orgNYC StartUp NewsOlduvaiAid NewsRepost in: personal blogs, Reddit, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter users.

"When the Copper is Gone, Our Children Will Get the Pit". Salt Lake Tribune, Opinion Section. Online April 11, 2014. Print April 13, 2014.
Cited in Wikipedia: Bingham Canyon Mine, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bingham_Canyon_Mine

"Nick Beckstead Gives Lecture on Shaping the Far Future", Global Catastrophic Risk Institute Online Lecture Series. August 27, 2013


Science & Environmental Health Network newsletter, The Networker, and Blog

Editor and contributor to The Science & Environmental Health Network's blog and newsletter, The Networker, which covers political, economic, philosophical, scientific and social issues related to the environment and public health. Authored pieces listed below: 

2016
“From our bird’s Eye View, You Rock!.” Volume 21 (1) January, 2016.
“The Archetypes, the work, and the journey” Volume 21(2) February, 2016
“(Mythic) Models for Protecting Environmental Health and Future Generations.” Volume 21 (2) February, 2016
“Who’s in Charge? A Book Review of ‘The Toxic Schoolhouse.’” July 7, 2016.
“Join Us in Telling Obama to ‘Keep It In The Ground’ on September 15th.” September 14, 2016. 

2015
“The Transformative Power of Story-Telling in Law, Science and Organizing.” Volume 20 (2) February, 2015.
“What’s in the Pipeline: Common Cause and Joint Action, Not Oil.” April 2, 2015. 
“Changing the Rules of the Game: SEHN’s Strategic Engagement with grassroots groups.” Volume 20 (8) September, 2015.
"Confronting the Hydra", in "Grassroots Organizing: The Roads Home", Networker, Volume 20 (9) November, 2015
“Using Legal Principles in your organizing.” May 19, 2015. 
“Why Legal Principles are Important in Organizing around Mining, Fracking and Pipelines.” May 19, 2015. 
“Preparing the Harvest: An update on the work of the Women’s Congress.” July 20, 2015. 
“Utah is Ground Zero for the Fight over Unconventional Energy Development.” September 10, 2015. 
“Iowa’s Heart in the Fight to Protect the Land: A Conversation with Angie Carter.” November 10, 2015. 
“Making History-SEHN Intervening in the Bakken Pipeline on behalf of Future Generations.” November 10, 2015. 
“Mind the (COP21) Gap: Introducing Climate Countdown –a webseries on the path to Paris.” November 12, 2015. 
Walking the property line: eminent domain, and the U.S. oil and gas rush, Networker, Volume 20 (5) May, 2015
What's in the Pipeline: Common Cause and Joint Action, Not Oil, Networker, Volume 20 (4) March, 2015


In the News: articles with quotes listed; interviews and media contact (labelled) 


  • February 17, 2016. “Terry Tempest Williams Ups the Ante on the Crime of America’s Lands Being Sold to the Highest Bidder.” Article in Common Dreams and Eco-Watch.com by Lauren McCauley 
  • April 13, 2016. “Why Fighting Climate Change Won’t Destroy the Economy: Studies Show that Transitioning to Clean Energy Wouldn’t Be Prohibitively Expensive.” Article in The Desert Sun by Sammy Roth. 
  • April 13, 2016. “The new climate rallying cry: Keep it in the Ground. Climate Activists hope to end coal, oil, and natural gas extraction on public land.” The Desert Sun by Sammy Roth includes video and interview of k.b.
  • May 13, 2016. “Feds may deny oil, gas leases to climate activists. Article and video with k.b. by Sammy Roth at the Desert Sun.
  • July 14, 2016. “Lawmakers Side with the Fossil Fuel Industry in Push for Online Lease Sales for Drilling on Public Lands and Oceans.” Article by Gabby Brown 
  • July 16, 2016. “Groups Rebut Inaccurate Obama Administrative Statements on Keep it in the Ground Movement. Article in Common Dreams with k.b. as a contact.
  • July 21, 2016. “Bid Goodbye: An Existential Threat to Environmental Activism is about to get real.” Article in fusion.net by Ari Phillips 
  • July 28, 2016. “To Protect Climate, Public Health, Americans Call for End to Federal Coal Program.” Article in the Center for Biological Diversity 
  • September 15, 2016. “Keep it in the Ground Movement delivers 1 million signatures to the White House calling for an end to New Federal Fossil Fuel Leasing.” Center for Biological Diversity 
  • December 19, 2016. “What a Balloon’s Pop Tells us about the End of the World.” Article in First Take ESPN by Maggie Koerth-Baker, Interview, quotes
  • February 12, 2016. “Keep it in the Ground Rally in Salt Lake City to target BLM’s oil, Gas Auction.” Center for Biological Diversity article about climate activists, Elder’s Rising and SEHN.
  • February 16, 2016. “100+ Climate Activists Protest BLM Oil, Gas Auction in Utah.” Center for Biological Diversity