Healthier, greener options already exist; we need only to summon the willpower to enact them. Therefore, when the fracking moratorium expires and it comes time, once again, to say "no" to fracking in Maryland, let this "no" resound permanently into this beautiful state's future.
April was Earth awareness month. According to an article by Wendy Correa in Mothering magazine, breastfeeding is probably the most overlooked means of contributing to the health of our planet.
Tired of facts? Do you think all the concern about climate change is just a bunch of hooey? Then this newscast is for you.
Pope Francis's recent encyclical made headlines because of climate change, but his teachings are much broader concerning human responsibility to care for life on the planet. Good for him! It is time to bring the moral resources of all our traditions to this issue.
Do we not, as individuals, have the ability to "wake up" and "see" a world, once resplendent with life and health, now toxic and destabilized; accelerating into a a mass extinction event, due to our inability to grasp the simplest reality of the connection and equality of all things in nature?
Critics like to portray environmental regulation as a job killer, but the restoration economy now provides more jobs than mining, logging, or steel production -- all while actually fixing the environment instead of destroying it
Here we go again. A new set of peer-reviewed scientific papers pointing to 50 percent higher than estimated regional methane emissions from oil and gas operations in Texas were published this week. And like clockwork, the oil and gas industry's public relations machine kicked in.
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS) will have no effect on the proposed Clean Power Plan, according to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
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When these individuals contemplate their future, concern over climate change looms large and tends to negate any dismissive partisan ideology. After all, they are likely to be the first generation to fully experience the consequences if the mainstream scientific community's worst fears are realized.
As public servants working in both domestic policy and diplomacy, we understand the urgent need for global action. Climate impacts like extreme droughts, floods, fires, heat waves and storms threaten people in every country -- and those who have the least suffer the most.
Not to be a buzz kill, but if you light up a joint or unwrap that edible, chances are your weed came from an illegal grow farm in Northern California where forests were cleared, rivers were sucked dry or tainted with chemicals, and animals were poisoned.
This week, the United States and Vietnam will open a new chapter in our history as General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong travels to Washington, the first visit by Vietnam's Communist Party General Secretary to the U.S. since our two nations established relations 20 years ago.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Beautiful in so many ways: w...
People often compartmentalize the various parts of their lives for understandable reasons. Family, job, friends, church are often compartments that people use to make complicated lives and complex issues more manageable.
Islam is a religion that teaches duty and responsibility. We are made dependent on one another so that we may help each other. My relationship with the earth isn't limited to just my lifetime, but to those born after me.