Right now, the people of Japan are facing the worst disaster of their lifetimes. But around the world, others are facing their own personal meltdowns. During these times of crushing loss, how do we begin to climb out of the hole?
It's not enough to think of Earth as an impotent casualty of humanity's predations. It is also a complex system with many potent defenses -- defenses it is already wielding to devastating effect when it comes to human societies.
Simulated on a computer model, a bobbing mass of wreckage will begin washing up on beaches in Southeast and other West Coast zones within three years, according to a pair of Hawaiian scientists.
Celebrity chef Candice Kumai is teaming up with fellow former Top Chef contestants to host a fundraiser in support of the children devastated by the recent earthquake in Japan.
Surprise consequences to the earthquake in Japan have revealed significant weaknesses in both the worlds of politics and business and from an investment point of view, there are lessons we can learn.
As terrible as the impacts of the Japanese tsunami have been, one issue barely being covered by the media is the potentially massive effects on ocean life and ecosystems.
At 11:34PM, the whole room began to shake for a couple of minutes. An hour later I still feel tremors.
To ease domestic and international concerns, the Japanese government seems to be more transparent in recent days. Is it too late? Has confidence already been irreparably damaged? Again, time will tell.
Do you remember what it felt like to be young? Like all the world was in front of you? The feeling of invincibility and an infinite amount of hope? ...
What if our most important endeavors, those that determine the direction of our country, dictate the quality of our relationships and define us as human beings, could be structured in such a way that everybody wins?
I can't think of a major economy that has suffered two massive disasters in a century other than Japan. Given the way Japan rebuilt after World War II...
The Biblical story of Passover warns us to preserve our planet, its environment and its inhabitants. The eternal message of the Festival of Freedom is peace, liberty and freedom for all.
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.
In the wake of the tsunami in Japan, we are seeing organizations and governments leaping into action to help. In an almost turn-key fashion, planes ar...
When preparing for disaster, it's crucial to assume you will need to rely on your own supplies for at least three days.
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.