Our friends in Appalachia need our help today. Mountaintop removal coal mining is a social, economic, and environmental disaster. Here's why. And there's now a bill in Congress, the Clean Water Protection Act, that would help end the practice.
TreeHugger has good roundup of the rather sorry slate of environmentally-themed documentaries at Sundance this year. Not to belittle any of the films that are playing—I haven't seen any yet—but it seems that the fest is a little thin in this department compared to past years.