To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...
In the last few years, strong, devastating storms are seemingly becoming the rule, rather than the exception. We see above-normal numbers of "super storms" forming and wreaking havoc across the globe.
We have become so accustomed to in-fighting among our elected officials that we fail to recognize some legislators are actually responding to the needs of their constituents, and supporting programs that will help their children.
Call me a Luddite if you like, but I keep wondering if it might not make some sense to have at least one outpost left in our over-wired world that just says no to glittering disks and glowing screens.
When I graduated from college, I had a great opportunity to return home and dedicate myself to serving the community that had given me so much.
Nearly all tobacco use begins in childhood and adolescence, and an estimated 23,000 children currently under the age of 18 could die prematurely from a smoking-related illness. So here in Providence, we're fighting back.
Given the rapid rate at which public support is growing nationwide, it doesn't take a mathematician to recognize that marijuana prohibition is on its way out.
If you care about the places you visit this summer, then come back from vacation ready to demand climate action.
Ever since I was a little girl, I've always been extremely passionate about raising awareness and funds for my disease, Spinal Muscular Atrophy. It started off with lemonade stands in the neighborhood with my friends, where I would dream about raising $100 for my cause.
Once called the "Beehive of Industry" Providence, RI fell hard during the Great Depression. But in the 1970s, city officials decided to take action, uncovering downtown rivers that were buried beneath roads and embracing a passionate artistic community spirit.
Here's the dirty little secret the polluting industries don't want you to know: We, the American people, are already paying the costs of their carbon pollution. You and I are picking up the tab as they freeload.
From the tip of Maine to the Florida Keys, America's Eastern region is a diverse area filled with just about every type of terrain an active traveler could want: mountains, marshes, lakes, cliffs, forests and so much more.
Consider this - practically everyone reading these words right now lives in a home that is more energy efficient than the home you grew up in. It's j...
The next round of U.N. climate change talks began in Bonn, Germany -- the final round of midyear negotiations before the 19th Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in November.
Lincoln Chaffee is our Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award-winner. See, Republicans? Not only will you be welcomed, you'll actually get awards for making the trek across the aisle! Step right up, there's room for everyone!
In my work at LISC, I have been honored to help bring police and neighbors together to help communities grow. Because when you fight crime, you fight poverty.