Your Community Spirit 2013 December 27

News includes Fracking Company Finds New Way To Screw Over The Environment; Three Fifths Of America Doesn’t Know Incandescents Are About To Disappear; Scientists Call For Labeling Tar Sands Oil; Climate Grinches Of 2013; Climate Champions Of 2013. Happenings include Public Comments On Fracking Rules; For Kids’ Sake Art Submissions; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Stone Soup Picnic; Community Racial Justice Coalition.

Your Community Spirit 2013 December 20

News includes Hundreds Gather In Carbondale For IDNR Frack Rules Hearing; Bankrupt Fracking Firm Suing NY Governor To End Moratorium; Fracking Could Screw Up Sexual Health; BP Engineer Found Guilty Of Obstructing Justice; November Was Globe’s Warmest November; Greenpeace 30, Pussy Riot Receive Amnesty; Michael Pollan Says Gardening Makes Better Writers. Happenings include For Kids’ Sake Art Submissions; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Southern Illinois MLK Celebration.

Your Community Spirit 2013 December 13

News includes Dallas Bans Fracking In Most Of City; Check Climate Forecast In Your County; Southern Half Of Keystone XL Filling With Oil; People In China Beat Smog With Cigarette Filters In Nostrils; Offshore Wind Farms Could Protect Us From Hurricanes; Wind Energy Becoming Cheaper Than Natural Gas; Homeless Guy Makes Ridesharing App. Happenings include Filipino Fundraiser Dinner; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair; Transpoetic Krampusnacht; Public Hearing On Fracking Rules.

Your Community Spirit 2013-12-06

News includes Fracking Opponents Voice Concerns At IDNR Hearing; Big Corporations Preparing For Carbon Taxes; Climate Sneak Attack; Scientists Say Current Warming Target Is Disastrous; Tough Times For ALEC; Will Massachusetts Ban Fracking; Students Petition SIU To Divest From Fossil Fuels. Happenings include Filipino Fundraising Dinner; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; United Nations Declaration Of Human Rights Anniversary Vigil; Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair; Christmahanukwanzadan; Marriage Equality Community Forum; Public Hearings On Fracking Rules.

Your Community Spirit 2013 November 22

News includes California And Illinois Release Draft Fracking Rules; BP Sends More Drill Rigs To Gulf Of Mexico Than Ever Before; Hunger Strikes At U.N. Climate Talks In Warsaw; Big Green Groups Bail On U.N. Climate Talks; Top 10 Climate-Change-Fighting Countries Are In Europe; U.K. Vows To Curb Coal Financing. Happenings include Public Hearings And Comments On Fracking; Super Typhoon Haiyan Relief; Washington Illinois Tornado Relief; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair; Christmahanukwanzadan.

Your Community Spirit 2013 November 15

News includes Philippines Climate Negotiator Vows Hunger Strike; Philippines Faces Nightmare Recovery in Haiyan’s Wake; Americans Seeing Light On Climate Change; U.S. Says Poor Countries’ Calls For Climate Compensation Could Screw Up Climate Treaty Process; Arctic Heating Faster Than We Thought; Bamboo Scooter Runs On Air; Basement Of Vacant House Is Now Urban Greenhouse; Pope Opposes Fracking. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Fall Bulb Planting; Green Earth Workday; Shawnee Volunteer Corps Trail Work Days; Holiday Card Recycling; Full Moon Ceremony; Carbondale In Thanksgiving; Vegetarian Thanksgiving; Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2013 November 08

News includes Colorado Voters Tell Fracking Industry Off; Frackers Might Soon Be Allowed To Float Wastewater Down Rivers; Kochs And Republicans Launch Bid To Snuff Out Wind Energy Tax Incentives; UN Says Hurry Up On Climate Action Or We’re Screwed; Bay Area Commits To 80% Greenhouse Gas Reduction. The website of the week is Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF). Happenings include Compassion Food Drive; LOGIC Composting Workshop; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Pyles Fork Cleanup; Carbondale In Thanksgiving; Vegetarian Thanksgiving.