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Water Challenges Are Actually Opportunities

Gina McCarthy | Posted 12.09.2016 | Green
Gina McCarthy

Our nation needs to talk more about the future of water, which I believe is one of the top public health and economic challenges now facing our country. This is a moment of opportunity - to drive smart, equitable, resilient investments to modernize our aging water infrastructure.

Flint Is All Around Us

Carl Pope | Posted 02.16.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

So, is Flint simply the story of a callous, politically motivated and irresponsible group of state and federal officials looking the other way? Is this story a one-off? Unfortunately, no.

Should Crimes Against the Environment & Animals Deserve International Prosecution?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Should crimes against the environment and animals be addressed by an international criminal code and prosecuted by an international tribunal, particularly if national courts are unwilling, unable or deemed inadequate?

When The EPA Looks At Fracking Risks To Water: No Data, No Problem?

Mark Brownstein | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Mark Brownstein

Although EPA didn't find evidence of hydraulic fracturing activities causing widespread, systematic drinking water contamination, they did find many instances of localized impacts to water supply and water quality.

Financial Dominoes Fall for Coal as Divestment Trends Gather Steam

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 06.12.2016 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Fossil fuel divestment news filled my newsfeed over the past week, adding to a growing list of impressive divestment stories from the past year. Again and again, we see young people convincing their colleges to divest, activists convincing banks to divest, and shareholders convincing companies to divest.

5 Reasons to Cycle for Trees in the STIHL Tour des Trees

Chuck Kellen | Posted 02.27.2015 | Impact
Chuck Kellen

Most of the time in life we take for granted that something vast and mysterious is playing out all around us. Some call it nature. For the great natur...

Flood Tide for the Climate Movement

Carl Pope | Posted 03.11.2015 | Green
Carl Pope

But when the tide comes, Shakespeare is right - you must seize it. This is time for boldness, a time for vision, and a time above all to concentrate our strength and effort where we can move big ideas and game changing projects. Slow and steady won't win this race.

Facing One of the Greatest Human Rights Challenges of Our Time

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 01.10.2015 | College
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

This fall, I joined college presidents from around the country to plan ways to strengthen campus climate action and sustainability initiatives. Our institutions have a central role in preparing new generations to meet the challenges of climate change.

Precious Fall Book Selection

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 11.22.2014 | Books
Kim Michele Richardson

This fall, the prestigious small press, Ashland Creek Press, gives us Love & Ordinary Creatures -- a richly told tale of grace, heartbreak and redemption. One of those grand 'You Gotta Read This' books to gift to others.

New York Scrubs Microbeads

Marta Wohrle | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green
Marta Wohrle

The environmental hazard caused by microbeads was noted in Lake Erie, when a science professor and her class found plastic beads that are not biodegradable clogging the water.

The Urgency of Protecting the Ocean: A Social Demand

Cristina Narbona | Posted 12.21.2013 | Green
Cristina Narbona

In recent years, there has been growing evidence on other climate change processes affecting marine ecosystems: ocean acidification, biodiversity loss, and connections between the ocean and extreme weather events. Appropriate action is urgently needed.

The Pirelli Calendar's Soulful Departure

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
Summer Rayne Oakes

Instead of the calendar that we often come to expect, featuring artistic nudes, Pirelli and McCurry opted for a less expected route. They chose, instead, to feature eleven women fully clothed -- all of who work on environmental and humanitarian causes.

Border Tensions Sit Uneasy With Enviromental Challenges

Leyla Aliyeva | Posted 11.25.2011 | Home
Leyla Aliyeva

The international community - political as well as scientific - needs to understand that without true international dialogue, the scope for environmental action is dramatically limited. But with that dialogue comes unlimited opportunity that goes far beyond the future of one species.

New Rule: Al Gore Must Come Out With a Sequel to His Film and Call It An Inconvenient Truth 2: What the F*ck Is Wrong With You People?

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Maher

People are always accusing me of hating America and calling it stupid, so now I'd like to take a few moments to hate England and call it stupid. Because now English people don't believe in global warming either.

Working With The Law Of Attraction - Day Two

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

I listened to the birds chirping away in the garden. Shining through the trees, the sun cast lacy patterns on the grass. I looked at Amma's picture ...

Bloomberg's Car Fleet Expands, Despite Workforce Stagnation | David Seifman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He may be one of the nation's most environmentally conscious executives, but Mayor Bloomberg also presides over a fleet of government vehicles that ha...

Green Books: A Great Way to Get Started on the Path to Eco-Wellness

Lisa Sharkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Sharkey

If you are thinking about adopting a greener lifestyle, but you're just not sure how to do it, perhaps picking up a green-themed book might help get you started on the path to wellness and healthier living.

Denying the Obvious

Daniel Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Kessler

When voters start standing in line on the first Tuesday in November, they ought to be also considering just what the people farther down the ballot will do about global warming.