We want these bears dead. This is the message the B.C. government's "reallocation policy" sends across the country. This policy is also preventing the implementation of an innovative solution to end the commercial trophy hunting of grizzlies and other large carnivores throughout B.C.'s Great Bear Rainforest.
Graphic from Oil Change International The State Department is providing additional time for comments on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, extending the...
If you're running a little short on potable water, you might want to take some empty jugs up to Portland, Oregon, where for the next few days, they will be throwing away 38 million gallons of water
I admit to having mixed feelings about Earth Day for the obvious reason that "saving the planet" is a 365-day, 24/7 job. But if we can get people to focus on the central idea it represents even for a few minutes, it's worth it, right?
In the tradition of King and the civil rights movement, students and community advocates at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale also held protests for divestment from Peabody yesterday.
So, if you're casting about for something to do this Earth Day, why not take the bus, subway or train? And post photos of your Earth Day ride on Facebook and tweet them using hastags #transit and #EarthDay.
Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change,
Environmental Protection Agency,
League Of Women Voters,
This Earth Day, put people before polluters. If supporters like you stand up and demand the strongest standard possible, we can put our country -- and our planet -- on the path to a sustainable future and ensure a cleaner, healthier future for everyone.
Beyond the obvious effects of this massive oil spill, and the ongoing court battle between the government, plaintiffs, and BP, the question needs to be asked: After the worst offshore blowout in US history, did we learn anything?
As you celebrate Earth Day this Tuesday, know that something really exciting is on the verge of happening for Everglades restoration -- even if barely anyone is watching.
American Energy Alliance,
Friends Of The Earth,
President Barack Obama,
U.S. Secretary Of State John Kerry,
Energy In Depth,
Koch Family Foundation,
Reuters and Politico broke a major story today that TransCanada's northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will not be decided on until after the 2014 mid-term elections.
Do you know the difference between the terms "climate change" and "global warming? Which of these is more ominous? They are often used interchangeably, with "climate change" somehow seeming more politically correct. Perhaps it's because "climate change" is a more natural, slow moving, and benign process (it's happened to the...
Yes, I know hundreds of people attempt to summit the highest point in the world every year, but I'd like to think my journey is special. I'm climbing in honor of my father for over a decade.
Alaska Gasline Development Corporation,
Alaska State Legislature Senate Democratic Caucus,
ExxonMobil Pipeline Company,
From Russia With Love,
Rabinow Consortium LLC,
Trans Alaska Pipeline System,
U.S. Department Of Energy,
Alaska State Legislature,
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog A legal controversy — critics would say scandal — has erupted in Alaska's statehouse over the future of its natural gas bounty.It's not so much an issue of the gas itself, but who gets to decide how it gets to market and where he or she resides.The...
Food For Thought,
Might I suggest two strategies to ensure that all of the meat you consume be delicious and satisfying to both mouth and soul?
The company whose negligence was responsible for the worst marine oil-spill in history won 43 new leases in the Gulf, which is still fouled by million of gallons of unrecovered crude.
BP Oil Spill,
National Fish And Wildlife Foundation,
Natural Resource Damage Assessment,
Center For American Progress,
Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill,
On April 20, 2010, an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig kicked off the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, as nearly five million barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf Coast over the next several months. Most of that oil is still there, and will be for years to come.
How can we make long-term healthy decisions for the Earth when our own inner noise is pushing us just to get out the door?
Hate mail, harassment campaigns, accusations of scientific fraud and threats of lawsuits have become the new normal for climate scientists and researchers who study climate change denial. These problematic conditions have a chilling effect on scientific research.
Sustainability is one of the most far-reaching issues of our time. To impart measurable change, neither individuals nor companies can do it alone. This makes partnerships across public and private company lines especially critical. While working together toward this common goal is extremely important, it's not always easy. Developing...
On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld limits on dangerous emissions of mercury and toxic air pollution from power plants. This was a big victory for clean air, clean water, and the health of our families.