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Environmental Issues

Trump's Budget Endangers American Workers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

After the president issued a budget last week slashing and burning environmental, labor and educational programs, the guy responsible for the thing, M...

Drinking Water Could Be Criminalized For Millions In Africa's Most Populous City

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.19.2017 | Home

It’s a bitter irony not lost on its residents: Lagos, Nigeria, is surrounded by an abundance of water, but millions of inhabitants in Africa’s mos...

The EPA Is 'Brainwashing Our Kids' Says Climate Change Denier Sen. Jim Inhofe

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) believes it’s not conspiracy theorists or deniers of the near-universal consensus on climate change that ar...

4 Things You Didn't Know About Buying Premium Gas

Kayla Matthews | Posted 03.10.2017 | Business
Kayla Matthews

As you head to the gas pumps to fill up your tank, you might thinking, “You get what you pay for.” That is usually equated with a product that wou...

The Hyperloop Will Revolutionize Transportation

Nikhil Reddy | Posted 03.08.2017 | Impact
Nikhil Reddy

For the last four years, tech junkies have been obsessed with the Hyperloop, a revolutionary mode of transportation that would fundamentally change th...

Trump Proposal To Gut Great Lakes Funding Could Allow Pollution To Flourish

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.06.2017 | Politics

DETROIT ― The Trump administration’s reported proposal to slash Environmental Protection Agency funding could spell major problems for the Great L...

Trump’s War On The EPA: Deconstruction

Jeremy Symons | Posted 03.02.2017 | Green
Jeremy Symons

Note: This is Part II of a two-part analysis of President Trump’s war on the Environmental Protection Agency. Part I: Deception examines how Trump i...

Beetles Have Killed 5 Million Acres Of Colorado Forests (And Counting)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.16.2017 | Green

DENVER ― Two different species of tiny beetles have destroyed more than 5 million acres of Colorado forests, according to a new report. The mountai...

The Election Inspired This Gay Hunter To Stop Hiding Who He Truly Is

Outsports | James Nichols | Posted 02.21.2017 | Queer Voices

I returned home this past summer in Northern Wisconsin at the lowest point of my life. I had dropped out of graduate school as the anxiety and fear of...

'Trump Guy' A Confronts Snowy World About The Global Warming 'Hoax'

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.10.2017 | Comedy

Global warming? Didn’t you see the snow? There’s nothing warm about snow, you science-snorting liberals! But seriously, some people see snow as a...

Senate Votes To Kill Dodd Frank Anti-Corruption Rule

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics

By Lisa Lambert and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - The Republican-led Congress killed a controversial U.S. securities disclosure rule ea...

Labor Leaders Weigh In On Trump’s Executive Order And The Importance Of Regulations

Linda Reinstein | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics
Linda Reinstein

Regulations tend to be contentious. It requires finding a balance between protecting people — present and future — from harm, while not stifling b...

A National Parks Twitter Account Is Defying Donald Trump With Climate Change Facts

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics

The National Parks system has another rogue tweeter, and they’re not afraid to get real about climate change. The official Twitter account of Badlan...

Americans' Global Warming Fears At Highest In Nearly A Decade

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.18.2017 | Green

Americans’ concerns about global warming are at their highest in eight years, a survey released Wednesday found. Among 1,226 adults surveyed nation...

Epiphany's Choice: In Reverence To Honor, Or In Fear To Destroy

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.06.2017 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Hang on, you there, packing up the Christmas lights, dismantling the tree, boxing up the crèche with its cast of characters and that long-tailed star...

China's Largest Freshwater Lake Is Shrinking

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.04.2017 | Green

China’s largest freshwater lake is under serious threat, and it seems no one can agree on how to save it. Poyang Lake can swell to over 1,700 squar...

Christians, Creation and Environmental Concerns

Shayne Looper | Posted 09.27.2016 | Green
Shayne Looper

Christians have often been disparaged for their lack of involvement in and concern for environmental issues, and that criticism has sometimes been valid.

Concern for Ocean Noise Pollution Still Falls on Deaf Ears

William Spear | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
William Spear

Twenty years ago, in what seems like another lifetime, I gave an hour talk in London at St. James Church Piccadilly as a part of their Alternatives Le...

Forget Star Wars; Get Ready for Water Wars

Marc Ross | Posted 01.20.2017 | Green
Marc Ross

If trends persist and a growing body of scientific evidence holds true, we may be at war, or at least find ourselves hurled into new geo-political conflicts, for something that most of us, at least in first-world countries, take for granted -- water.

Astoria Characters: The Cerebral Cowboy

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.08.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Jim Ruchalski, a pack-a-day guy, has gone to a lot of trouble to clear the stale-smoke scent out of his apartment. That's why the candles are burning and the fans are humming on high.

Diane Jeanty

Liberal Groups To Latino Voters: Cory Gardner Doesn't Care About Your Community | Diane Jeanty | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

As part of its ongoing offensive against Senate candidate Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), the super PAC NextGen Climate Action Committee teamed up with t...

What the World Food Programme, Hillary Clinton, Women and Nutrition Have in Common

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 09.09.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

I got the chance to be in an inspiring place where you can actually breathe knowledge and engagement for social-economic and human causes, namely poverty eradication and food access ( or accessibility) to all.

State of Our Fractured Union: 5 Things We'd Like to Hear From President Obama

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

In previous years, President Obama has used his platform to promote his "all of the above" energy plan, which includes significantly expanding domestic oil and gas production -- i.e. fracking -- thus betraying the promises he articulated in his nomination speech at the 2008 DNC.

WATCH: Beautiful Fashion Shouldn't Cost The Earth

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green

Which would you choose: fashion or the Earth? The two should not be mutually exclusive, yet many fashion industry practices currently take a notic...

The One Infographic That Will Change Everything You Think About Food | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

We waste 1.3 billion tons of food each year. The details are startling, but the solutions are simple....