Corporations are a mechanism for people to cooperate -- not independent persons of their own. Their rights come from us, the citizens of the United States, and they should not be able to lord it over us as if they were citizens.
India almost has to follow a different path -- relying on the resource between our ears instead of the kind we can we dig from under our feet -- because that's the only resource available in sufficient quantity.
The last remaining healthy salmon run in California -- the Sacramento River chinook -- has taken a catastrophic turn for the worse. Scientists had expected at least three times as many returning fish.
Public vigilance will be needed if we don't want uneconomical upgrades of coal-fired clunkers and ratepayer or taxpayer guarantees of nuclear boondoggles to stall out an innovative, competitive, and clean energy future.
As the K. brevis mats bloom and spread, they emit a potent neurotoxin that kills fish and marine mammals. The agribusiness industry and other polluters fought hard to prevent any action against its spread in Florida.
We are wasting huge quantities of the cleanest fossil fuel -- natural gas -- and what will be the world's scarcest natural resource -- clean water -- to produce very expensive gasoline from tar sands.