While I'm absolutely in favor of continuing scientific research into climate change, we don't need to rely on it to get Americans on board with the solutions. We just need to communicate more effectively.
On Aug. 28, voters in West VIrginia will not only go to the Democratic primary polls to elect a new US senator, they will determine whether Congress will be chained to Big Coal lobbyists for the next generation.
Russia is in the middle of the worst heat wave in its recorded history. When I think about the forces making the pursuit of sustainability unavoidable, I often try to categorize or separate them to get a handle on what's going on.
Today, a bunch of coal executives are congregating in White Sulphur Springs, WV. One of the primary things they will discuss is the formation of a 527 to take out candidates who may support a climate change bill.
The ongoing catastrophe in the Gulf shows what can go wrong when measures to prevent accidents are absent or ignored -- and when there is lack of responsible and essential oversight of oil and gas activity.