Of course those who want to employ Facebook merely as a place to post photographs of grandchildren and hamsters are free to do so. But for those committed to doing something greater, there are several directions possible for the advancement of the next generation of Facebook. Some of those directions suggest a new vision of governance.
Climate change, extreme weather and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from new and existing power ...
In an effort to capture the hearts and minds of people, a group of reef mappers with the Catlin Seaview Survey have set out to visually document coral reefs, before they're gone.
Verbal fireworks during a confirmation hearing within the Dirksen Senate Office Building contrasted sharply with the mellow mood outside.
The latest IPCC report underscores how climate change will create changes in crop production, yielding an increased chasm between supply and demand. To me, the natural ensuing question is, "If you thought there was a chance that something bad could happen, would you do something to prevent it?"
We're all in it together. We're part of nature, not its master. This concept is the missing foundation stone of contemporary civilization.
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On the standard, commercial television channels we hear about extreme weather virtually every single day. Droughts in the southwest hardly seen since...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 9, 2014 How unusua...
Forty-four years ago the very first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, marking a commitment to environmental protection.
This story reveals once again that climate change isn't just about melting glaciers and polar bears. It's about people -- people losing their homes, their livelihoods, and their dreams for their children.
Analysts now hope that commitment by the world's three largest emitters will pave the way for a strong accord in 2015.
From the damage of Superstorm Sandy and increasingly dangerous wildfires to the need to reduce carbon pollution and develop clean energy, this series is giving climate disruption the kind of attention it deserves but rarely receives.
Future generations will thank us for taking this step before it's too late.
As the ocean absorbs more CO2, the ocean becomes more acidic, and acidic water affects all ocean life especially plankton and coral reefs. It poses a real threat to animals higher on the food chain, including fish. One out of six American jobs depends on our oceans.
This weed constitutes shelter for such species, an incubation place for plankton, sea urchins, periwinkles, and other shellfish, young adult lobsters, and other coastal animals, above and below the waterline, that forage there for nutrition.