Climate change: The need for blue-green jobs

  • Posted on 7 March 2012
  • By Tom Politeo

The tug of war over the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline sets the stage for an archetypal battle of tree-huggers against the economy. This is, of course, exactly the way Big Money and Big Oil hope to frame the debate, capitalizing on an economy that has been staggering along on shaky legs.

Homes and oil don't mix in Montebello Hills

  • Posted on 15 February 2012
  • By Yvonne Watson

The Montebello Hills are riddled with old oil wells, and one company intends to keep drilling at a proposed hillside development of 1,200 homes; but are oil and homes really a good mix?  The Sierra Club’s Save the Montebello Hills Task Force says no, and is working to stop the housing project.