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Entries by James Boyce from 04/2010

What's Up With the Rainforest: Are Biofuels an Ethical Solution?

| Posted 04.01.2010 | Green

While scientists make strides in researching solutions towards a better future, we have become apathetic to our environmental crisis.

Scott Brown: Don't Forget, It's the People's Seat

| Posted 04.07.2010 | Green

Scott Brown is one of my two Senators and as such, he represents me, not a birther Tea party extremist from the West. And the Scott Brown that appealed to Massachusetts voters is actually a defender of the environment.

Nike Shanks It

| Posted 04.08.2010 | Sports

It's hard to argue long term with successful companies, I don't often think that I know better than the folks at Apple, or Google, or in this case, Nike, but the new ad with Tiger Woods is an absolute disgrace and Phil Knight should have known better.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Rate of Forest Loss Has Decreased, But We're Not Out of the Woods Yet

| Posted 04.09.2010 | Green

While it's not hard to conclude that logging and high rates of deforestation are detrimental to the forests, a realization that may come as a surprise is the impact urbanization has had on the rainforest.

This Year's Growing Green Award Winners Announced.

| Posted 04.14.2010 | Huffington Post

Last year, the Natural Resources Defense Council celebrated sustainable food with the first Growing Green Awards And now NRDC has just announced the ...

Breaking: Huge Texas Tea Spill Threatens California

| Posted 04.16.2010 | Huffington Post

They say politics makes for strange bedfellows - So I guess I'm not surprised to see the self-proclaimed advocates of freedom, justice, and the Americ...

What's Up With the Rainforest: Brazil Suspends Amazon Dam Project Targeted by Avatar Director

| Posted 04.16.2010 | Green

The recent decision to suspend the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam suggests that Hollywood holds a great deal of environmental leadership power.

3-2-1 and the Social Change Film Forum at Harvard

| Posted 04.18.2010 | Impact

At the inaugural Gleitsman Social Change Film Forum where "Countdown To Zero" was shown, the question was simple "Can film change the world?" I think the answer is clearly yes.

Dear Senator Reid: I'm in the Ring With You on This One

| Posted 04.22.2010 | Green

I believe that this legislation -- this moment in time, this fight -- is imperative, and you do, too. As you said, the climate bill "may be the most important policy we will ever pass."

What's Up With the Rainforest: More Hope, Less Blame

| Posted 04.26.2010 | Green

While corporations have jumped on the eco-bandwagon, we'd like to call attention to the unsung heroes who have shown a dedication to environmentalism, not driven by profit or personal gain.

The Time Has Come, the Time Is Now

| Posted 04.29.2010 | Politics

This bill gives us a chance to move our society forward, create a new country, a new non-fossil fuel based economy, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and create jobs, all right now.

I Am Responsible For the Oil Spill

| Posted 04.30.2010 | Green

At some point I am sure President Obama will fly down and see the Gulf spill damage for himself. But the damage is not where he is visiting, the real damage is in Washington.