As more and more of the world yields to (or joins) capitalism, it becomes apparent that anything and everything that can be turned into money will eventually fall prey.
If you're interested in figuring out the roots of our current economic, social and political crisis, what it will take to fix it, and how you can be part of the solution, here's a list of 15 recent books you might want to take with you.
The passing of another Earth Day seems to have some pundits waxing nostalgic. One such pundit, Nicholas Lemann of the New Yorker, wrote a glowing piec...
The problem is, if we conceive of our challenge as squeezing within the limits of a finite planet, our imaginations stay locked inside an unecological worldview of separateness and lack -- precisely the thinking that got us into this mess. Not good.
U.S. dairy producers are leading the way in productivity and innovation when it comes to sustainable practices. Earlier this afternoon, I joined Innov...
By Kristin Caddick, junior at Gaston Day School in Gastonia, North Carolina If you take 450 students at an environmental conference from around the g...
What families who really are struggling with low incomes, poverty, can afford to shop organic, afford to feed their kids great organic farm to table food? Well, the answer is here. For those lucky enough to live in Santa Cruz, CA, that is.
There is little promise, so far, of a coming "reverse polarization" or evolutionary leap that might prevent the piracy of our life support nor much sign that our institutions will heed the warnings of climate scientists, and even the CIA, about the deepening eco-crisis.
Every Earth Day, some of us are tempted to say things like "We live on the same planet; we're all in this together." But no, we're not.
Can I resist the excuse of the intersection of Earth Day and National Poetry Month to share two favorite poems that explore the earth and nature?
The planet we inhabit is a living, breathing entity. It is an incubator of life, beauty and prosperity, hurtling in orbit through a cold, frozen universe that is much the opposite.
April 22 is Earth Day, featuring advocacy, action, and resources to support a sustainable Earth. One way we can celebrate Earth Day is to choose an organic, GMO-free diet.
If you love the Earth, you need to know some things about tar sands crude -- starting with how it would affect the climate of this wonderful planet we all share. Actually, "affect" is probably the wrong word. We're talking wholesale destruction.
This year the celebration of the 44th Earth Day has a heightened urgency for New Yorkers. Though our city has long endeavored to be a leader in environmental advocacy, the reality of climate change in our lives can no longer be ignored.
"After living with just the necessities, we realized that we had much more time to spend with our family when we weren't spending it caring for a large house and lots of belongings."
For now, Qatar, like many Arab countries, reclaims water from the saline seas. This process requires energy, and a lot of it. They can do this because their vast petroleum reserves provide the needed energy to desalinate the water -- for now. What about the future?