It appears that no amount of arctic melt, short of rising seas swamping New York or Los Angeles, is likely to summon the kind of political will needed to address climate change, and the same goes for other global challenges.
H.R. 3409 will create uncertainty for businesses and undermine the development of clean energy technology, and it should be defeated.
The world faces a projected 40 percent shortfall in freshwater by 2030. So it's no surprise that the central theme of the annual World Water Week conference held last week in Stockholm is how to produce more food while using less water in the process.
Industrial agriculture, not manufacturing, gas drilling or mining, is the largest contributor to America's water pollution problem.
The three Abrahamic traditions all emerged in a region of our planet where rain is scarce, water is precious, and wellsprings are miraculous.
We all deserve water and the more we drink it, the better. It's time to teach our children and ourselves that when it comes to quenching thirst and hydrating the body, nothing beats good old H2O.
You realize just how out-of-step anti-environmental lawmakers are when a $400 billion industry with hundreds of millions of fans is busy installing solar panels and expanding recycling programs.
Anyone who cares about the water they drink and recreate in should be denouncing water pollution trading and fighting to keep financial markets out of our rivers and lakes - the health of our waterways is just too important to hand over to Wall Street.
2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, an historic piece of legislation that turned the tide on our polluted waterways and began to hold big polluters accountable for their actions and impacts on the health of our communities.
There couldn't be a better time than right now to take care of our water problem. We have millions of Americans desperately looking for work. Interest rates are low, which means it will cost less to make these repairs today than it will if we wait for five, 10, or 20 years.
Day after day, day after day, We stuck, nor breath nor motion; As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Water, water, every where, And al...
We've come a long way L.A. since 2006, when pioneering river enthusiasts were forced out of the water with their canoes by helicopter cops who warned it was against the law to recreate in the L.A. River.
Understanding water quality is imperative for our future if we are to make the best decisions and investments in keeping our waters in the U.S. and on this planet clear, clean and safe.
What do 2,700 plant species, 525 species of fin and shell-fish and more than 17 million people have in common? They are all residents of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
PCBs cause serious health effects, including cancer. So how does a product that was banned for production in the U.S. in 1979 still find a way to interrupt the health and wellbeing of our nation's waterbodies and citizens?
Fabien Cousteau was born with a passion for the ocean. Here are some of his thoughts on saving the world, one fish at a time.