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Inconvenient Truth

Hey, I Tried to Warn You About Climate Change 30 Years Ago!

Greg Mitchell | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

This is what it was called before it was referred to as "global warming," and then more accurately and broadly, "climate change." Back in the good old days we figured we still had plenty of time to address it. In that period, nuclear threat was the prime concern.

What Causes Obesity? Top Cardiology Journal Spreads Confusion

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

There doesn't seem to be any way around the latest inconvenient truth. Sugar kills. We need to drastically decrease consumption.

How To Keep Your Ego In Check At Work

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 12.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Our ego convinces us that we are important, needed and great at what we do. The more you control your ego, the more your life comes into balance.

If Movement Fails to Draw the Line Against Keystone XL in TX & OK, We All Flunk the Climate Test

Tom Weis | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Here's the inconvenient truth about the Keystone XL: TransCanada does not need the pipeline's northern leg to begin pumping hundreds of thousands of barrels of toxic tar sands daily through America's breadbasket for export overseas.

5 Questions For Al Gore

Posted 03.29.2013 | OWN

Since starring in the Academy Award–winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" (2006), former vice president Al Gore has been the planet's eco-warr...

The Bizarre Insanity of Banning Bottled Water

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

You may have seen the news on Facebook or heard the stories on NPR: Concord, Massachusetts, has banned bottled water, and certain "liberal" colleges i...

Creationism Runs into Inconvenient Truth of Science

Nathan Greenberg | Posted 11.07.2012 | Science
Nathan Greenberg

Science may very well be a means of explaining the workings of God. We may have been given the necessary tools to explore and explain our existence.

Beyond Hope: Groundbreaking Environmental Road Trip Film Takes Climate Change Solutions Back Home

Jeff Biggers | Posted 04.17.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

By the dramatic end of Your Environmental Road Trip, audiences will not only cheer, but feel compelled to spring to their feet to make their own journey and join an inspiring movement for change.

On the Future of Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The older I get, and the more I believe in the power of nature and the universe, the more magic happens (fueled significantly by Hard Work). Case in p...

The Prince's Speech:
A Love Poem to the Future

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Laurie David, producer and author Last spring, right on the heels of one of the biggest events in his life, his son's wedding--and w...

More Than a Desperate Housewife, Eva Longoria Talks Activism

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
Avital Andrews

Eva Longoria, who plays the self-involved Gabrielle Solis on ABC's Desperate Housewives, takes on extracurricular projects that set her far apart from her shallow onscreen persona.

WATCH: Al Gore's Fed Up Sequel To 'An Inconvenient Truth'

Posted 10.10.2011 | Comedy

Oh, Al Gore. You tried to warn us about global warming in 2006, but did we listen? Sure, we bought a few hybrid cars and made a few donations, but eve...

An Exercise for the Practice of Freedom

Carol Smaldino | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

I have found it ironic and frustrating that environmentalists generally haven't included the necessary alarm about and investigation into the human climate of divisiveness, distraction and denial.

To Mayor Bloomberg: Stop the Bullying

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Carol Smaldino

We are right to rally our compassion for the victims, but the inconvenient truth is that the solution to this problem is rooted in recognizing and listening to the bullies, most of whom are and/or were victims.

The Perils of a Plastic Society

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

Our dependency on plastic is not purely physical; it is the word used for surgery of many of those most of us envy. And sadly it is a word that describes many of us, certainly in how we deal on the outside.

Don't Speak: Helen Thomas and the Culture of Blame

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

It is wrong to shame Helen Thomas, who, throughout her life has been one of the only people to dare to offend those who needed it.


Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael DeJong

For me, on a cosmic level, the King's kitschy, tacky jumpsuits stand as a metaphor for the glitz and bling of today's hyper-consumerism

Greening Hollywood: Empowering Youth To Cool The Earth

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

When 5,000 kids turned out for the Environmental Youth Conference in LA, they got a surprise as celebrities like, Vanessa Hudgens and Tyrese took the stage to share a few words.

Saving the Planet? Or Keeping it Livable

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

We need to learn from China and their choking smog. If for no other reason than for the luxury of stepping outside to suck in a big gulp of clean air.

Al Gore Inches Toward Solartopia

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

I am told that Gore opposes atomic energy. But if so, his public silence -- and lack of action -- is deafening. If he really wants to have a lasting impact, he must join us in publicly opposing nuclear power.

Nico Pitney

'Inconvenient Truth' Director Making Obama Documentary | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The pool report on Friday from the Obama press corps revealed an interesting tidbit: Davis Guggenheim, the director of An Inconvenient Truth, is makin...

Greener Great White Way: Broadway Gets "Eco-Friendly"

Grist | Sarah van Schagen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mamma Mia! Broadway is going green. Inspired by An Inconvenient Truth, producer David Stone (who recently greened his hit musical Wicked) met with oth...