The state's water situation is life-changing. Here's the behavior that needs to be altered.
We're racking up environmental debt, and still borrowing more
We're racking up environmental debt, and still borrowing more.
John Holdren is wielding his political position to delegitimize an academic whose views he finds inconvenient.
No matter their politics, West Virginians want their water regulated.
There's a reason the energy industry wants that pipeline—the alternatives aren't as cheap or practical as they sound.
The carbon costs of greeting cards
Totting up the carbon costs of an old ritual
This piece originally appeared on newstatesman.com. Remember the fungus chair?
In his recent State of the Union address, President Barack Obama praised natural gas as “the bridge fuel that can power our economy with less of the carbon pollution that causes climate change” and vowed to “cut red tape” to help business invest in it. But two studies released this winter bolster long-held fears that the extraction process, hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, presents serious dangers for human health—and in particular, the health of the unborn.
Calling the fight a civil rights issue was just wrong.