When we fail to realize the beauty of people like us fighting to make the lives of others better, we fundamentally diminish the humanism of our work.
Sadly, rather than applauding this type of innovation we're instead stranded in a political culture that seems hell bent on demonizing it. Certainly, the development of alternative energy technologies has seen its mistakes and miscalculations but what industry hasn't?
Grantham's greatest concern, though far from his only one, is that the world's farmers may not be able to produce enough food at affordable prices to feed the 9 billion or so people that are projected to inhabit the planet by mid-century or sooner.
We went to war with Germany, Italy and Japan on December 7, 1941 to defeat fascism. Most people would define fascism as a rigid social order that sub...
For decades, farmworkers have been leading a struggle for justice in our food system. Today, a recent string of victories by a farmworker group, together with the steadfast work of other groups, have taken the movement to a whole new level.
My mother showed me that in the midst of life's pain and turmoil, grief and loss, I can find great comfort in the beauty of a tree, deep joy at the sight of the moon and a sense of wonder by simply noticing the world around me.
Veterans are taking the lead in promoting responsible conservation policies and smart growth of renewable energy on our public lands. We ask that you join us in this effort.
About two years ago, I wrote about the idyllic weeks and months I spent as a child in Ecuador's "el Oriente." El Oriente is Ecuador's magnificent ju...
Listening to Fisher and the other speakers at the Inaugural William K. Reilly Fund for Environmental Governance and Leadership Awards event at American University's Katzen Art Center recently, a Reilly leadership philosophy emerged.
US Gets Weather Whiplash With Climate Change notes Andrew Freedman at Climate Central. Warming air and oceans mean more moisture in the air, and the ...
If confirmed, Mr. Froman will face many opportunities to build a new and responsible model of trade. The Sierra Club calls upon Mr. Froman to put communities, working families, and the environment at the core of our trade agenda.
We will never convince the intransigent ideologues of the error of their ways, but the media can -- and must -- do better at presenting accurate and complete information about pesticides.
This week marked six months since Superstorm Sandy, and it was also the end of our 100 Days of Action for Climate and Clean Energy, which we kicked of...
Carbon dioxide levels in excess of 400 parts per million have already been recorded at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, but they tend to fluctuate hourly. The milestone is significant because it illustrates how dramatically humans have altered the atmosphere in a few generations, says Mother Nature Network.
All told, about 90,000 Native families are homeless or under-housed on a given night, and Native communities nationwide face an immediate housing shortfall of 200,000 homes.
Coffee production worldwide accounts for over 30 million acres of land use -roughly the size of England - giving the coffee industry a lot of space to either harm or benefit the environment. And for too long, coffee producers unknowingly chose the path of harm.