For the women who are in leading roles in business, I have a proposition to make. I want you to be champions of climate justice.
First of all the hiatus we are currently experiencing has happened previously. Each time, the upward climb in global temperatures has paused for a period of years and then resumed its ascent.
Urbanization is happening rapidly. Globally today, for the first time ever, more people live in cities than anywhere else.
When 1 in 5 owners saying they've had to lay off employees, it's time to sit up and take notice.
I'm quite happy to never be a ninja if it means I can simply spray something on the dirt and then get back under the duvet.
Green roofs (and cool roofs/white roofs, too) can do a lot to reduce the harmful global warming effects that black roofs accelerate.
EPA has done the right thing in intervening to stop the Pebble Mine, and NRDC and its members are committed to continuing our efforts to that end -- however long it takes to achieve it.
More businesses should be following Apple's stance in encouraging more investment in sustainability. While Tim Cook told sustainability skeptics to "get out of our stock," I would urge climate change deniers to get out of our way.
Unless you're dwelling in a forest somewhere, chances are you live or work near a highway and/or bridge -- and what happens here in Buffalo may impact the cost/benefit analysis your city makes between your health and what it gains from commercial interests.
The U.S. Department of Defense released the 2014 version of its Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) Tuesday, declaring the threat of climate change impacts a very serious national security vulnerability.
It's fascinating to find out that this owl had done well, and had survived for eight years -- well beyond the average lifespan of a Barn Owl. But her long and successful life was cut short when she ate a poisoned rodent. This happens a lot.
The idea is that, by developing and adopting alternative energy supplies -- and then selling America's eco-friendly power to its economic partners -- the United States can break free of its dependence on fossil fuel autocracies and grow its national economy.
Wouldn't it make much more sense to hire people to construct wind turbines, install solar panels, and build the new electric grid we need? Wouldn't it make more sense to invest in battery technology and the other developments we will need for a fossil-free future?
If eco-activists are using the explicitly Hindu practices of yoga and kīrtan as means of expressing the eco-activist program, why is Hinduism on the ground seemingly so devoid of activism?
Before I started farming, I had little idea that non-profits like Berkshire Grown existed all over the nation, supporting small farms in ways that, unfortunately, state and federal governments are currently not set up to do.
Last week, U.S. senators introduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act with a bipartisan group of co-sponsors. The bill would spur the use of energy efficiency technologies in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors of the U.S. economy.
Poultry, dairy and eggs are produced in an industrialized system that values profit and "economic efficiency" over food safety, animal welfare or fairness for farmers.
This week, Cruelty Free International cheered the introduction of the Humane Cosmetics Act by U.S. Representative Jim Moran (D-VA). This landmark legislation addresses the inherent cruelty of animal testing for cosmetics.
Causes of greyhound deaths included including fatal injuries suffered during or after races, and heat stroke. Fifty-one of the dead greyhounds were under 3 years old; the two youngest dogs were both 17 months old. These majestic, perfectly healthy, gentle and loving animals were essentially run to death.