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Tropical Rainforests

Why Sustainable Palm Oil Is Possible

Mark Tercek | Posted 10.14.2015 | Green
Mark Tercek

Palm oil is everywhere -- it's in our food, cosmetics and even our soaps and detergents. But growing demand for this common ingredient is putting tropical rainforests -- and our global climate -- at risk.

Santorum's Political Theology of Climate Denial

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Former Pennsylvania Senator and recurring presidential hopeful, Rick Santorum, as a devoted Catholic, recently publicly sparred with the spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis.

Stupendous Tropical Rainforests Offer Medicine and Fight Global Warming

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Tropical forests are felled at approximately 55,000 square miles a year. This is equivalent to the area of Switzerland and the Netherlands combined -- the size of a football field every second.