Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a litte more crowded. @@ Climate Change, The Elevator Pitch: Climatologist Simon Donner ...
One of the best ways to communicate any message to your children is through regular rituals that are woven into the fabric of their lives. The consistency of intention and action help ingrain the messages you want your children to get most. The use of rituals is very effective in teaching your children about a love of nature and their responsibility for taking care of Mother Earth.
We have plenty of resources. In the sustainability field we tend to focus on the lack of things -- food, energy, metals, etc. However, the lack is often caused by overconsumption, use of old technologies or poor distribution.
I truly hope Obama ignores the noise and pushes the EPA to set a strong standard that will adequately protect public health based on the science, which is what the Clean Air Act requires.
This coming Earth Day, let's celebrate with an Earth Gratitude Wave. It will be a time for you to consciously express your gratitude for the earth.
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.
The environmental issues that we face as a global community are seemingly insurmountable, and the statistics about the impact and pace of climate change are alarming. However, people like Amira, Truth, Ronnie and Tyshane are somebodies who are doing something.
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.