"Weed." "Pot." "Marijuana." The answers began pouring out. College kids are familiar with the five-leaf hemp plant, but only as a drug. The "other" he...
Far from being the single biggest thing ever done on global warming, as some are trumpeting, these rules are so modest in their scope that they are smaller than the emissions reductions that will be achieved by the car and truck fuel efficiency rules already in effect. Quite a bit smaller.
I'm not an economist or a scientist. I can tell you how baking powder and baking soda react. I can warn you not to knead your dough too much. But the fact is, you don't have to be a scientist to understand that we're throwing too much bad stuff into the air to expect much good back.
Imagine a California led by a veteran community organizer, chronicler, entrepreneur and visionary who has inspired two generations to rethink our views of the American Dream, and justice for all, from his prolific work.
You are probably aware that in a report issued this month by the National Climate Assessment Panel, scientists warn that the effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every sector of the United States.
The EPA has just released its first rule to clean up greenhouse gas pollution from existing coal-fired power plants. This rule is going to be furiously attacked as a "war on coal." It's not. It's a pivot to a cleaner energy future that has to happen, sooner rather than later.
Only with the limits imposed by the energy crisis and now the climate change crisis has recycling become obligatory in many parts of the world. The range of recyclables has also widened dramatically over the years beyond just paper, cans, and bottles.
So what are we to believe? Is regulation of carbon emissions a prelude to economic collapse or essential to our economic prosperity?
Night Moves definitely works as a tense, lo-fi psychological thriller. But the environmental dimension is what gives Night Moves its interesting moral dimension, as well as informing the unique world where the film takes place.
Kathy Mohr-Almeida and her daughter Anna -- along with millions of others in Arizona and surrounding states -- could breathe a little easier if the Environmental Protection Agency steps up to enforce the Clean Air Act protections for Navajo Generating Station, one of the biggest polluters in Arizona.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is just days away from the release of its first-ever proposed rule regulating greenhouse gas emissions ...
Plants live a sedentary life (in case you forgot) but that doesn't mean they live a boring one. In order for plants to survive they must be constantly responding to the environment around them.
Hungarian environmentalists had been trying to create an authentic Green Party ever since the end of Communism. When they pulled together a new initiative on 2009, they didn't call it a Green Party. Instead, they wanted to transform the entire process of doing politics in the country. The name of the party said it all: Politics Can Be Different.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 29, 2014 How unusu...
This victory is the first time Illinois environmentalists worked together on fracking since four Chicago-based organizations chose to support a flawed regulatory bill over the loud objection of people in potentially impacted regions.
Though at times it seems that our nation's leaders have been more interested in leasing out our public lands to oil and gas companies, I believe this new National Monument represents a sea change within the administration. The time has come.