In a chilly March wind, protesters marched along the snow-splashed streets of Washington to deliver more than two million comments opposed to building the Canadian-backed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Chanting “We don’t want your dirty oil!” and “Leave the tar sands where they are, climate change has gone too...
The toxic industrial spills in West Virginia and North Carolina over the past weeks have delivered the first hard lesson of 2014: Never take safe drinking water for granted. And yet the natural gas industry has been asking us to do exactly that for years now. No more. This year,...
Climate change is here. It is happening, and it is affecting women at a greater rate than men. While our effort to limit carbon emissions and assist those impacted by climate change is no small task, involving more women in these negotiations is something that we can change immediately.
"The Economist World Ocean Summit" in Half Moon Bay California at the end of February drew hundreds of attendees. I, and The Economist's Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait, called it "Davos for the Ocean," but I didn't mean that as a compliment.
She may well look back and find that training for her space walk was easier than preparing to take the helm of NOAA.
Electricity use and demand is truly disconnected from GNP growth. Our economy is growing, but more efficiently. This is a very big deal.
Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Unfortunately, that aptly describes the federal government's fiscally short-sighted response to climate change and its impacts, such as more droughts, wildfires and severe storms.
You don't have to wear a dress made out of oats or offer a cake made out of raw sprouts.
We built our cities 100 years ago, and now our urban infrastructure is falling apart. Like many cities across the country, San Francisco's water, sewer and energy systems are in a major state of disrepair. You should see the mess under our streets. And sometimes you see it above ground...
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Vice Admiral Michele Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, who was interviewed at ARPA-E by The Atlantic's Steve Clemons, gives us hope that diversity could be a secret weapon to shift calcified -- and white-male-dominated -- industries into innovation overdrive.
When 1 in 5 owners is saying they've had to lay off employees, it's time to sit up and take notice.
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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.
Green roofs (and cool roofs/white roofs, too) can do a lot to reduce the harmful global warming effects that black roofs accelerate.
Resort to biting? It sounds like the dog is making a conscious choice. Dogs communicating and the humans refusing to listen? What's that? A Saturday Night Live skit? Are you saying that people are to blame when dogs bite?
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.
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.
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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 6, 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is...
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Urbanization is happening rapidly. Globally today, for the first time ever, more people live in cities than anywhere else.