We pay, and the corporations who caused the problem have higher profits. The Regulatory Accountability Act is not about government accountability; it's about the allocation of who pays, with taxpayers ultimately footing the bill.
The Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park in west Texas are places people visit when they want to reconnect with nature and...
No doubt you'll have your own rituals, however here are seven steps I employ that help me take stock of the positives, challenges and the lessons learned, and clearly identifies what can be sent off with a kiss and not carried into 2015.
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As the Republican Party assumes control of Congress, one of their top priorities is to roll back the Obama administration's recent advances in energy and climate policy.
As a recent graduate of Harvard, I am perhaps too familiar with particular, traditional metrics of success that have come to be embraced by our societ...
The year of the virus may just turn into the Decade of The Virus. A major effort is needed in the scientific community to educate a global cadre of the next generation of virologists, to explore and to illuminate the world of viruses as we learn about who they are, what they are doing and how we control them.
Children love the Earth. Kids care in the purest and sweetest way for birds, flowers, plants, and animals. To see children marvel at a bee buzzing around them is just one way that children express their connection, love, and awe for Mother Nature.
Pope Francis believes that care for creation and economic justice go hand in hand. When you destroy the environment, you impoverish people. Domestically but even more so internationally, areas with an abundance of natural resources tend to live in poverty.
As we enter into 2015, GGO is rapidly approaching the final summit, moving upwards and pushing onward toward a gender responsive framework from the UNFCCC.
The stark inability of the Bangladeshi government to handle the current crisis bodes terribly for the even-higher stakes catastrophes that could result from the construction of the Rampal Power Plant.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Japan Meteorological Age...
The Hoover Dam was the world's highest and most powerful dam when it was completed in 1936. It spurred the agricultural and industrial development of the US Southwest, and destroyed the Colorado River's rich downstream fisheries.
Under American law, criminal prosecutions serve dual, mutually reinforcing purposes: they both punish and deter. Yet until recently, prosecutors have been excessively cautious about defining routine industrial behavior as a guilty act that triggers criminal culpability.
The public's increased awareness of the environmental impact of material disposal has led to support for measures such as New York's styrofoam ban. It has also led to a certain amount of moralizing and anti-consumption ideology that, in my view, is less useful.
Several countries believe their proposals were not fully captured as options in the Lima text. And its best proposals are indeed far behind from what is needed to address climate change. Here are 10 examples.