What has to happen for our leaders to lead us to a clean energy tomorrow at this inflection point? The masses are restless and want federal, high-level action. Now is the time.
More than 10,000 bears are believed to be languishing on Chinese bear bile farms. The simple solution of just opening the gates is not an option - the scale of the problem is way beyond that simplistic approach.
Everybody loves small family farms, from Republicans to Democrats and hipsters to ultra-religious folks. As a nation, we romanticize them -- the last link to our pioneer past, perhaps.
Massachusetts Food Waste,
Food Waste Ban,
When I first started writing this column, I envisioned covering breakthroughs that could enable us to live sustainably on a world inhabited by 7 billion people and rapidly counting. The population predictions then were pointing toward perhaps 10 billion people by century's end, and that seemed an unfathomable...
Though they like to invoke patriotic themes and drape themselves in the flag, the oil barons have persistently demonstrated their enthusiasm for putting corporate profits ahead of the public welfare.
Environmental changes, medications and allergen immunotherapy are effective strategies that can help pet allergy sufferers to treat their symptoms and live with a pet allergy while still keeping their best friend around.
Over recent decades, analysts and activists have made all sorts of links between the increasing degradation of our global environment and the increasing concentration of our global wealth.
José Manuel Sobral,
The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies For a Hotter,
The Carnivore’s Manifesto: Eating Well,
The Handbook Of Food Research,
From sustainable seafood to ethical eating to field guides for food activists, these books highlight innovative and creative methods that are creating a better, more sustainable food system while educating and informing eaters and consumers.
Green News Report,
Climate Change Denial,
Global Warming Deniers,
Greenhouse Gas Emissions,
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Good news: President Obama creates the...
Consider the tragedy of the Titanic. It is a metaphor for the surpassing vanity of mankind and the indifferent brutality of nature. As such it can speak to us about the looming threat of climate change.
California State Teachers’ Retirement System,
Cowboy And Indian Alliance,
Northwest Coal Ports,
People’s Climate March,
Rockefeller Brothers Fund,
Renewable Energy Investments,
Un Climate Summit,
Meeting organizers' goals, UN Climate Summit speakers acknowledged the March and the people power that it represented. As President Obama said, "Our citizens keep marching. We cannot pretend we do not hear them."
What if there were a ballot initiative in Maine to ban the death penalty, and staff from the Maine Department of Corrections joined with private citizens to oppose the measure, spent state resources traveling around the state, starred in TV ads with their uniforms on, raised funds and even gave...
2014 UN Climate Summit,
Fossil Fuel Divestment,
Global Ocean Commission,
Nyc Climate March,
Peoples Climate March,
World Ocean Observatory,
Until we as ocean advocates can make the case that climate itself is a function of the ocean, along with its impact on fresh water, energy, food, health, and security, the UN and other agents of governance will continue to struggle with the compromised attitudes and actions, or lack thereof, promoted by vested interests.
Women have long played a pivotal role in environmental conservation in America, yet far too few women today hold top leadership positions in America's environmental and conservation organizations.
From space, it is obvious: The world is blue, shrouded by water as a vapor in clouds, crowned with water as diamond-bright polar ice, and wrapped with water as a liquid that embraces all land masses and sets Earth apart in a beautiful but inhospitable universe.
As much as manufacturers oppose environmental legislation and regulation, they embrace what happens in the marketplace. They have to. Consumer dollars are their lifeblood. Corporate need for profit gives consumers power. Why don't we use it?
China will be the main victim of climate change, caused partly by its own CO2 emissions, should no action be taken. It is therefore in China's self-interest to take action to reduce CO2 in the very near term.
Reducing Carbon Emissions,
Climate Change Denial,
Global Climate Change,
Low Carbon Economy,
Climate change economics is viable and sustainable. The wide-ranging benefits to our not so distant future lives and our generational concerns for the environment are priceless.
What do these three threats to our health and our planet -- air pollution, obesity and greenhouse gas emissions -- have in common? Fossil fuels.
Cowboy And Indian Alliance,
Harvest The Hope,
Keystone XL Pipeline,
Natural Resources Defense Counsel,
Harvest the Hope, a concert on the farm of Art and Helen Tanderup in Neligh, Nebraska, right on the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline, was many things: a musical tour de force starring Neil Young and Willie Nelson; an...