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The Danger of MIS-Reasoning About Risk

David Ropeik | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green
David Ropeik

Fluoride causes cancer. Childhood vaccines cause autism. Climate change is a hoax. Where do all these patent mistruths come from?

Attention and Action: The Connecticut Shootings vs. Drone Strikes

John V. Santore | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics
John V. Santore

The administration has and will continue to pick and choose which issues, and which tragedies, it highlights -- which issues deserve public attention and action. Drones do not appear to be one of those issues.

Noam Chomsky Embarrassed by George Monbiot

Ben Cohen | Posted 07.31.2012 | Media
Ben Cohen

I was extremely saddened to see a bad tempered back and forth between two important intellectual figures, Noam Chomsky and George Monbiot, over an article written by Monbiot on the definition of genocide.

Models for a Movement

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 10.03.2011 | Green
Craig K. Comstock

The new book GWR: The Global Warming Reader leaves a reader wondering why, given the evidence, there's not a robust movement to replace the causes of...

Are The Climate Change Deniers With No Evidence Just Naturally Gullible?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

To dismiss an entire canon of science on the basis of either no evidence or evidence that has already been debunked is to evince an astonishing level ...

Dear George Monbiot: Climate Change Doesn't Need Enlightenment, it Needs a Movement

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jamie Henn

There's a new movement that's been building up outside and inside the established environmental groups: It's the internet.

CITES, Biodiversity Loss and the Culprit: Intensive Fishing and Farming

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

High up on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species' agenda is a trade ban on bluefin tuna, supported by both the US and Europe.

Energy Boon or Dirty Boondoggle: Which Would You Choose?

Ben Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Carmichael

In instances of collective forecasts, consensus is rare. Opinions diverge, camps form and passions run hot. How can we avoid a decline in oil production from being disruptive?

How Nice Is It to Finally Have a Smart President?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

At Obama's press conference, the tone and thoughts on the problems facing the country were of a level we haven't seen since the Bush brood took over the White House.