Republicans are making a big mistake if they think that because environmental protection ranks far down on the public's list of priorities, the issue is fair game.
Davon Baynes, a Corpsmember with Civic Works Real Food Farm in Baltimore, MD - recently travelled to the Boulder White Cloud Mountains in Idaho. W...
If the new GOP leadership debuts by substituting a crusade against environmental protection and Obama for jumpstarting the economy, it won't be too long before many voters experience buyer's remorse.
During the six weeks since the "biggest climate march in history," the CO2 emissions have entered the atmosphere from American cars at two trillion po...
At their own peril, Republicans have conflated deregulation of red tape bedeviling business with environmental regulations protecting public health. The electorate overwhelmingly support dispensing with the former, not with the latter.
While on a humpback whale research trip to Hawaii I kayaked into a warm-water bay and was suddenly surrounded by a wild pod of sleek spinner dolphins, including mother-calf duos accompanied by babysitting aunts and sisters.
Are you one of those super environmental types who shops at Whole Foods and your local farmer's market, avoids GMOs, and does your housekeeping only with eco-friendly soaps and detergents? But then when it comes to fashion, suddenly all their rules about purchasing products that are good for the earth fly away.
Politicians who beg off taking a stance on global warming because they are not scientists are shirking the sacred responsibility and trust vested in public office.
In our mad dash towards instant gratification and easy comfort, we continue to consume empty calories that yield chronic diseases that we address pharmaceutical interventions.
Though California was a model in building for earthquake preparedness, American cities are largely not prepared to take on other severe forms of weather. Focusing on prevention when building city infrastructure could save enormous sums of money, time and even lives the next time a devastating storm hits.
The nation needs every tool at its disposal to combat the unrelenting increase in human generated greenhouse gas emissions, the primary catalyst for global warming. That is why the time for reconsidering the institution of national land use planning is at hand.
They walk among us -- those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they actually are. Take note of five enterprising women who generate a powerful ripple effect and emerge as some of the finest agents of change this fall.
How did a creature commonly associated with the West's wide open spaces end up in an East Coast heavily urbanized neighborhood devoid of virtually any natural hiding places? The answer: coyotes are one of those species adept at leading a "cheek to jowl" existence with human beings, even in urban centers.
Shell is running out of places to hide. Today, LEGO announced it will be ending its 50-year relationship with the oil company after millions of people around the world called on the toymaker to put the partnership on ice.
What if humanity actually committed itself, at the level of a national government, to learning from and working with nature? What if environmentalism didn't mean (only) marching in the streets, pumping one's fists or chaining oneself to a tree?
It is only a tiny island, you say, and a remote one at that. Still, the 107-square-mile El Hierro, one of the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa, could be considered a symbol of hope for a global warming-besieged world.