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A Weather Report on the Road to Paris

William S. Becker | Posted 09.15.2015 | Green
William S. Becker

Remarkably, climate change and the movement toward an international agreement to combat it did not make the list. Assuming the agreement is achieved and short of nuclear war, it is hard to imagine a more consequential development.

Of Naturalists and Nature Amid the Richness of the Andes

Steve Zack | Posted 02.22.2015 | Green
Steve Zack

Our natural world, so wondrous and so valuable to the quality of our lives and to the integrity of our breathing planet, needs a renewed commitment to its conservation.

Hostages Strapped to the Tank: Coastal Commission Stories - Lesson 2

Steve Blank | Posted 08.17.2014 | San Francisco
Steve Blank

"Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception." Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince For six and a half years I served as a public official...

California Says 'Welcome Aboard' to Obama's Big Climate Move

William Bradley | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Today's executive order from President Barack Obama, directing power plants to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, vindicates California's 2006 decision to move forward on its own to cut greenhouse gas emissions through a comprehensive program.

Best Road Trips For Best Friends

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel

By now you've probably seen the adorabs photos of Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss taking a road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway. While we wish we c...

A New Idea to Protect Wild Salmon

Carl Safina | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

A few years ago I visited Southeast Alaska and saw more salmon than I thought I'd ever see in my entire life. The question: will they be there for our next generation?

Earthquake Hits South Of Alaska

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

By Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A 6.8-magnitude earthquake in the Pacific Ocean prompted a brief tsunami warning early Friday morning for ...