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'Our Future, Our Choice' -- On the Ground at the People's Climate March

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.27.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

On September 21, I was present at a piece of history...the People's Climate March of 2014. It was a huge event, planned with precision, and broken down into six contingencies. The route covered two miles. My interviews began with people waiting for the bus, on their way to the west side of Manhattan.

Less Pollution May INCREASE Hurricanes?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green

Could the planet's dirty air have been keeping hurricanes partially in check? That's the startling conclusion of a new climate study, published in ...

African American Descendants Sue To Save Louisiana's Revilletown Cemetery

Susan Buchanan | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Jan. 7, 2013 edition.) Former residents of Revilletown--an African American community to...

EPA Gives Out First Texas Greenhouse Gas Permit

AP | By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 01.10.2012 | Green

HOUSTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday awarded a greenhouse gas permit to a Texas plant, the first the federal agency has iss...

Lynne Peeples

The Dirt On Shop Towels: Are Industrial Workers At Risk?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.10.2011 | Green

Once a week, a batch of freshly laundered red towels, sealed in plastic, arrives at the Atlas Garage on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, while 100 or...

As the Earth Turns: How Environmentalism Has Evolved

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Marshall

Unlike the great industrial cleanup of the '70s and '80s, which focused on visible pollution like smokestacks and drainage pipes, we're faced today with damage from "non-point" sources like fields and hog farms.

More Than Genes III: Pregnancy, Toxic Environments, and Fetal Vulnerability

Dan Agin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Agin

It's natural for pregnant women to feel besieged by the idea of environmental toxic impacts on the developing fetus. The reality is that we're all besieged by this idea. But is it better to be ignorant of the dangers?

Cleaning up the American Eden: How Environmentalism Was Born on the Hudson River

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Louise Mirrer

The Hudson River has played a decisive role, not only as the birthplace of New York City and State, but also as the cradle of today's environmental movement.