Originally posted at BillMoyers.com In the clip below, biologist and activist Sandra Steingraber explains why she and others illegally blocked the dr...
The Renewable Energy Kids - Solar, Wind, Geo and Wave (wave to the folks, honey!) - are all growing up at different rates, having been nurtured in ve...
"Out of sight, out of mind" has played a huge role in how we've gotten into the environmental mess we're in now. We don't live in that world anymore. We can see our brothers and sisters across the globe. We can distribute necessary things far and wide.
As the World Bank warns, a possible 4 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures by the 2060s will lead to a "transition of the Earth's ecosystems into a state unknown in human experience."
When it comes to exposure to radioactive materials, how much is too much? If you're like most people, or scientists, the answer is probably "any amount."
This ruling by O'Dell-Seneca, which caused a corporate settlement to a single family to become unsealed, will lend strength to 150 cases now being brought in eight other states around the U.S.
I spoke with City Council member Vincent Gentile and Eileen Muller of DC37 Local 1842 and Valentin Colon of DC 37 Local 1930 about the future of New York City libraries. Then we heard from David Braun, president and co-founder of United for Action, about fracking in New York.
Invest In Clean Energy To Reap Enormous Health Benefits says the UN, reports Alister Doyle at Reuters News, and help slow climate change. Fossil fuel ...
Natural gas is here to stay. Its low price is spurring investment and jobs, and increasing energy security. But it's important to get it right.
In other words, the gas industry isn't joking about its desires to export shale gas to the global market, despite paying homage to the necessity to frack for "national security" and domestic energy purposes.
It's Melting, Melting: 1600 Years Worth of Andean Ice Melted in 25, says a new study, reports Justin Gillis at the New York Times. Researchers studyin...
To understand the hydro-fracking bubble, there are some things one must know: each well only produces a little gas, reserves were significantly overstated at the beginning of the game, and most important: Wall Street is very invested and wants its money out.
The only jobs being creating in Rep. Tim Griffin's district are for cleanup crews to mop up the damage from the dirty fuel he continues to endorse. But I'm sure the Republican voters in Faulkner County will figure out some justification for continuing to support the Keystone XL pipeline's biggest fanboy in Arkansas.
As the practice of hydraulic fracturing to produce natural gas continues to spread not only in the U.S. but worldwide, the scientific community has increasingly focused on the environmental consequences of the technique.
Destroying the land to provide a few years of toxic, temporary jobs and further entrench our nation's dependency on fossil fuel is not a good bargain for New York or for Illinois -- or for any other state proposed for wringing out the last puddles and whiffs of gas and oil.
The people took a stand against one of the largest multi-national oil companies in the world and resolved to fight back against Shell's plans to annihilate the Sacred Headwaters. And we were successful.