Obama speaking our language doesn't necessarily mean iMessages full of emojis, though his recent experiment with a "selfie-stick" suggests that it may not be far behind; instead we are seeing an Executive that is acting on our issues.
If governments fail us again, then businesses, families, institutional investors, individuals, artists will have to take the lead and make sure humanity has a chance to survive.
The U.S. Department of the Interior unveiled the first draft rules for offshore oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. If approved, they would -- among other things -- require energy companies to submit safety plans and have a separate backup rig nearby to quickly drill a relief well to handle any blowout.
We are grateful to our allies in Congress and the Obama administration for opposing the House Republican leadership's anti-environment agenda and will count on them more than ever to stop the inevitable polluter attacks of the 114th Congress.
In a time of new materials, a very old one is sneaking into our lives. You may have noticed that bamboo is making an appearance everywhere. There are bamboo floors, cutting boards and walking sticks.
In a standoff worthy of a John Wayne movie, a group of "welfare" ranchers in Eureka County, Nevada is blocking the release of federally protected wild horses back to public lands after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) treated the horses with a birth control vaccine.
Placing the blame on carbohydrates does nothing but add confusion to an environment already saturated with mixed nutrition messages, and distracts us from addressing the real cause of the obesity epidemic: modern-day environments.
Every day, in every corner of the world, people are courageously tackling environmental problems and creating the solutions. Some of the most inspirin...
f one brother has already finished his bath and left the water in the tub, another brother will get in and wash anyway. And while we're on the subject, I'll admit that their daddy and I only have time for showers every two or three days.
While it is hard to get excited by a string of meetings and a long list of acronyms, they nonetheless point in a forward direction; the world is finally coming to grips with the stark reality that we are pushing the planet's life support systems to their limits
The Urban Death Project is developing a new option which may appeal to those among us who want to minimize environmental harm and give something back to the earth when we die.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Deadpan Climate Humor At Its Best: Philomena Cunk Moments of Wonder - Climate...
In order for China, or any country, to fight air pollution and climate change, accurate real-time data is essential. We need to know not only what is going wrong but also when things are improving.
The growing movement to control air pollution in China and India gives us reason to hope that the dire projections of New York City's sea level rise released last week may not come to pass.
It's no wonder 90 percent of typical heroin users became re-addicted once they return home -- they are surrounded by all of the things that caused them to get addicted in the first place.
This week, President Obama unveiled the "Every Kid in a Park" initiative to connect children and their families with the great outdoors, ensuring millions of kids, regardless of where they live, have an opportunity to take that first step in nature.