We split the atom. We invented the light bulb. Heck, we not only sent a man to the moon, we brought him back again. Why, then, can we not get recycling right?
We need to add a new dimension to the Golden Rule: you shall do unto the next generation what you wished the previous generation had done to you. We have no right to hand over a planet that is in a more miserable condition than the planet we ourselves have had the good fortune to live on.
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End of the day we are still those hairy, hunched pre-human apes much in need of a flea dip, stooped over a spark and then slugging the guy who made it and running away with the torch.
The details are slowly emerging, and sadly no one is particularly surprised that such an outrageous conspiracy might have actually taken place.
President Francois Hollande now has the opportunity to host a conference that could for the first time address the real threats to our environment and if it does so, this will be the most important conference in the history of humanity.
Shopping at your local supermarket is like touring the world without leaving your neighborhood. There's seafood netted in the South China Sea, wine from Chile, licorice from Australia, produce from India, and store-brand products from who knows where. Cheap labor abroad plus modern shipping equals yummy, affordable groceries in our baskets.
Climate change is increasingly understood as an issue of inter-generational justice, and it has become a truism that today's children will bear the b...
By addressing climate change and remembering how it fits into the big picture, we can help ensure that people around the world, and our children and grandchildren, are able to enjoy the activities and the life that we have enjoyed up until now.
TIANJIN, China -- Enlightened self-interest should encourage China to leverage its global economic weight in the pursuit of multilateral pathways to address more effectively critical issues where international cooperation has so far proven clearly insufficient.
The rains have already started in California. The Golden State is prepped for an epic El Niño year. Ski slopes are opening weeks early. So is 2016 finally the year of the next great Sacramento Flood?
The declining costs of technology and the rising costs of fossil fuel recovery have helped increase the space for more ambition and create the political moment in which genuine and transformative change is possible.
Knowledge is power when it comes to making those changes. While there is no shortage of resources available to help improve environmental literacy and empower us to make deep lifestyle changes -- or identify the incremental steps we need to achieve them -- they're not helpful unless they motivate us.
Consumers for Smart Solar, the group promoting an anti-home-solar constitutional amendment in Florida, has collected half a million dollars from the 60 Plus Association, a group that has itself received at least $34 million since 2010 from organizations financially backed by the Koch brothers.
Since September 2010, weather-related disasters were declared in all 50 states and in Washington, D.C. And 40 million people live in counties recently affected by five or more disasters.
During a recent public speech, the incoming head of the new China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) vowed to run a "lean, clean and green" institution operating to the highest international standards. He also promised to do all of the above with greater speed than its rivals.