This is the U.S. taking the lead on climate action, and with the international climate meetings happening this fall in Paris, it is a powerful example for other countries to follow, and it's already bringing other nations to the table with strong plans of their own.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Disappear, So Do Beautiful Insects. Pinterest.com ...
I recently found myself on a mountain in the middle of the night. Again. Unlike the last time, this event wasn't quite so...traumatic. Though this a...
Just so everyone is on the same page, being raw vegan means you eat no animal products and no cooked food. This pretty much limits you to fruits vegetables, nuts, and seeds.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is slated to release the final version of its Clean Power Plan, regulating emissions from existing power plants, any day now. Many are already predicting changes, some that could be significant.
Not to worry, here are some useful daily tricks that can make you wake up to a great morning every day that promises an active, confident and productive day.
I've written previously about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Energy Highway" initiative--the proposal to build high-voltage transmission lines through New York's Hudson River Valley.
Big businesses know climate change is threatening their companies -- and all of us. On Monday, 13 major companies, from General Motors to Microsoft to Coca-Cola, announced they were doing something about it.
Of course, getting more sleep is easier said than done -- believe me, I know! This is especially true in a culture that's wired and connected 24/7. An...
The Arab Spring and the crisis facing Iraq resulting from ISIS's epidemic, serve to demonstrate that political stability and economic prosperity can only be effectively brought together by virtue of a depoliticized Rule of Law and for such Rule of Law to gradually become a common underlying feature of Iraqi culture.
The only major region of the world with below-average annual temperatures was Eastern North America.
No matter how hot it gets, summer doesn't have to drain your energy budget. The warmer months are a good time to execute a year-round plan for smart energy use that will save money and maybe keep the earth a little greener. Here are a few ideas you might try.
This Bump Day, I pledge to keep fighting for clean air and water so pregnant moms everywhere have one less issue to worry about as they try to make sure their babies are healthy. We are counting on the EPA to ensure that the coal industry's progress in cleaning up its noxious pollution isn't stalled any further.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Broken computers and wildflowers are making this week's column late, short, but swee...
I respect William G. Bowen for his distinguished leadership in education, but take strong exception to his rejection of the growing movement for university divestment from fossil fuel holdings. The climate issue is not extramural and shouldn't be political; it is an existential matter.
JAKARTA -- Over the last 20 years, economic growth has helped to lift almost a billion people out of extreme poverty. But one billion people are still extremely poor. 1.1 billion live without electricity and 2.5 billion people without access to sanitation. For them, growth has not been inclusive enough.