As noted in an earlier post, I had the great fortune of helping out Kimbia with Give Local America, an event that became the largest giving day in U.S. history. The team just released a new infographic that shows some of the data behind the event.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Sep 8, 2014 How unusua...
Today's parking facilities are no longer the antithesis of environmental responsibility. In fact, the International Parking Institute (IPI) and its affiliate, the Green Parking Council, are working to not only turn them into spaces that contribute to the environment, but also the aesthetic of the world.
We learned that people will pay for a cleaner environment; just as people will spend more for a safer car with airbags, seat belts and a crash-resistant body, they will also pay for cleaner, greener air, water, lands and buildings.
For decades, cats have been routinely rounded up and killed in shelters as fall guys for bird population declines. But the real reason bird populations are suffering is the same reason salmon populations are struggling: humans.
In its Policy Assessment for the Review of the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards report--released Friday--the U.S. Environmental Protection...
We don't usually consider that the animals we eat might, if given the chance, develop into larger-than-life beings who'd crush in an instant any bias we held about their species.
Working peoples' experiences confirm what scientists have been warning for years -- rising temperatures caused largely by fossil fuel emissions that humans are pouring into the atmosphere are causing unprecedented climate disruption.
Do you like Blueberries? Tomatoes? Fruit and Vegetables in general? Pay attention. California supplies the half of the United States produce and California is in the midst of a drought that could effect all of our families.
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If you're like most people, your mind immediately leaps to the latest touch-screen gadget or to scientists dressed in lab coats. But not every innovation is technology-based, let alone tangible.
Many of the great challenges faced by humanity, such as climate change, energy security, and food security, cannot be managed without also ensuring that our citizens have access to reliable water and sanitation services.
Fifty years ago, the battle to create the magnificent Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in far northeastern Alaska inspired Congress to approve America's Wilderness Act, the law that has since protected millions of acres of some of our nation's most iconic and cherished wild places. The Arctic Refuge is, simply put, astonishing.
The climate crisis isn't just about searing heat, super storms and polar bears. Sea life is getting hammered too. Help can't come soon enough.
One can blame a press that treats Congressional malfunction as a bipartisan failure, but the overriding fact remains that while one side has been actively and knowledgeably waging a civil war, the other has been acting as if the war did not exist.
In this ongoing series, I talk with thought leaders about ideas and trends in the environmental movement. Next in the series is my conversation with H...