For too many in the Arab World today the most immediate challenges are all-consuming. From the Syria crisis and its spillover effects, the difficult p...
Mountaintop removal coal mining is already a shocking, devastating, and destructive practice on its own -- but what happens when you add in coal companies making deals with state and federal transportation agencies in order to seize private land and blow it up for coal?
This year the planet blasted through an unprecedented threshold: 400 parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere. It's the Big Gulp of carbon emissions.
Seeing these numbers on paper only reminds us of the connection veterans share with the outdoors and those in our community who see protecting our natural treasures as a patriotic duty.
The educational community is in a great position to help attract the next cohort of women idea makers who will make significant contributions to society, but future female STEM frontrunners still need preparation and support.
Unfortunately, in my part of the world -- the Middle East -- this idea is not too well understood. Too often, extremist versions of some religions have supported ongoing war and violence, rather than standing for peace.
In my own self-examination I have gone back to the rooting of my relationship to land; I have gone back to my home: North Dakota
Cancer prevention should not be just experiments performed in a laboratory or a reason for building a new medical center, but rather cancer prevention must include looking at the choices we make in our everyday lives and in business.
But there's another idea that many of us Americans have bought into even harder: Religion. I don't mean spiritual people who strive to lead good lives by adhering to the tenets of forgiveness and compassion that are found throughout The Bible.
Even if, like me, you don't fall into one of those categories and also take issue with the Catholic Church's teachings on a number of contested social issues, it is difficult to deny the inherent wisdom and clarity of the pontiff's critique of the modern capitalist economy.
Every day of the week, The Pollination Project provides $1000 in seed funding to an individual who is working to make the world -- or just their own community -- a better, more peaceful and more sustainable place.
One of most gorgeous women on the planet, Priyanka Chopra, for the longest time, aspired to become either a criminal psychologist, or a software engineer. The other day, I sat down with her, and talked to her about Lady Gaga, UNICEF, Solar Power, and Rape.
To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...
This Thanksgiving, people around the country are using the hashtag #ClimateThanks on Twitter to share who and what they're thankful for in the fight a...
Sticking your head in the sand and thinking that climate change won't happen in our lifetime or won't affect us is short-sighted, to say the least. It will.
I am looking through a luxury magazine in an airport transit lounge. Back home, my country, the Philippines is in the challenging attempt at helping our people hit by the super typhoon of all time: Yolanda/Haiyan.