In the United States, where we honor "rugged individualism" over community care and sharing, I think the Earth will have to make some drastic moves before the dominant mindsets shift.
When preparing for disaster, it's crucial to assume you will need to rely on your own supplies for at least three days.
Former Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson argues that new designs for nuclear power plans should constantly be evaluated and old designs reevaluated.
You can't get many Americans to view a wind farm as a sign of our investment in a clean, safe energy future, but they seem to roll over and let the nuke industry do as they please, even in the wake of Fukushima.
CNN, March 25: "Most Americans who live within 50 miles of a nuclear power plant aren't prepared for a nuclear emergency and don't think the police, h...
In an attempt to provide support for Japan, we reached out to some global inspirational luminaries and asked them to share their thoughts on how to stay grounded in the midst of such turmoil.
Was the tragedy in Japan unleashed by the earthquake and tsunami, as well as the damage to the nuclear power plants, an act of God? Of course, it depends on what kind of God you believe in.
A central tenet of existence is the truth of impermanence. Ultimately there is no stability in a constantly changing world. As one of my teachers puts it: "Anything can happen at any time."
Only those of us who served in Japan in the 1950s might have shaken our heads after Thursday's frontpage photos in the New York Times that showed Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko consoling evacuees.
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As it was hard to ignore the elephant in the room that was the Japan Tsunami, 2011 became the year that these talks manifested into something more tangible than ever before.
Like the American financial institutions that spawned the subprime mortgage crisis, Japan's nuclear crisis is largely the result of forsaking prudence for profits.
Near as I can tell, we are all going to die a slow incomprehensible radioactive death relatively soon now. Or we're not.
I wonder whether dignity and pride, as perceived by the Japanese, might underlie seemingly disparate reactions to life hurdles.