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You Won't Believe What Rand Paul Said About His Environmental Record

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
Heather Taylor-Miesle

If Rand Paul's a tree hugger, what absurd labels will come next? Is Phillip Morris now an anti-cancer advocate? Is Ronald McDonald an anti-obesity crusader? Does Mr. Peanut have a nut allergy? It's time to stop the charade. No amount of Paul's backyard compost is going to cover up the manure he's shoveling when he calls himself a tree hugger.

Oxygen Nation: Whatever Your Politics, Embrace Your Inner Tree Hugger

Craig Bowron | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Craig Bowron

In any war it's critical to carefully brand your opponent, and in the war over climate change and what to do about it, the "climate deniers" have won the branding battle.

The U.N. 'Sustainability' Conference -- What Are We Sustaining?

Peter Jay Brown | Posted 08.19.2012 | Home
Peter Jay Brown

Technology, although nice, is not the answer. Just because we can play God and produce designer foods, "fake" meat in factories, and unusually fast-growing fish, should we? This is a question that each of us needs to answer before it is too late.

Kabul's Garbage-to-Green Man

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Virginia M. Moncrieff

You could bore everyone witless reading out a shopping list of the amenities Kabul lacks, and somewhere tucked into that endless list would be green space -- something Walid Tamim is changing.

Private Security Walks Off The Job in Protest; Coal Company Goes Too Far

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Cope

Laura Steepleton and Nick Stocks spent the past week tree-sitting 80 feet above the ground in an act of civil disobedience protesting Massey Energy's mountaintop removal site there.


Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael DeJong

In an industry-wide turn-around, many high-end labels are trying to change their luxury goods businesses by "double air kissing" new environmental and labor standards.

7 Easy Holiday Gifts You Can Make

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Andrea Chalupa

Instead of passing on giving gifts this year, employ some meaningful strategies that will make you and your loved ones happy.