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.
Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic, takes place in the summer of 1922, in an era of debauchery and decadence. These hotels evoke images of Gatsby's seductive revelries.
Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, and with it comes the official kick-off of the summer season. When that Friday hits, thousands of beac...
Last week legislators voted in favor of equality, which means the hard work is finished and only a few procedural steps are left before marriages can start. Barring any 11th-hour surprises, weddings are scheduled to start in Delaware on July 1, and in Rhode Island on Aug. 1.
This week, we started out with an update from Cathy Marino-Thomas, President of Marriage Equality USA, about the recent win in Rhode Island and debates in Nevada and elsewhere.
Get ready: we're about to see major marriage news in at least two states. Rhode Island and Delaware are rocking towards legislative votes, and that means we could see access to marriage dramatically expand just in time for summer.
Marijuana decriminalization is a tiny Band-Aid that has been touted as a quick fix for state governments across the country. Want to deal with overflowing prisons? Decriminalize. Want to make citizens happy? Decriminalize. Unfortunately, a Band-Aid is pretty bad at healing a bleeding artery
Recently, I had the opportunity to talk to Alex and Ani's Lifestyle Editor, Corporate Historian and co-author Cyd McKenna about fashion, the environment and how Alex and Ani's mission to impact fashion and so much more is a message we can all relate to on Earth Day and every day.
In the 20th century, we built a strong and thriving middle class that was based on a simple premise -- if you worked hard and played by the rules, you could afford to provide for your family, own a home, send your kids to college, and maybe even put a little away for retirement. It's time that we renew that promise.
An "island getaway" doesn't necessarily translate into washing up on the shores of the Caribbean. Plenty of other islands in the U.S. boast the same laid-back, secluded feel that you can find in Barbados or Jamaica, but often come at a fraction of those sky-high all-inclusive rates.
Traveling by train is a fresh of fresh air.