The Democratic Party Wants to ...

Dec 5, 2018 by

After years of infighting, the Democrats may finally have found an environmental consensus in the Green New Deal.

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Global Arts Corps

Dec 4, 2018 by

From Rwanda to Kosovo, Cambodia to the North of Ireland, Global Arts Corps has used the transformative power of theatre to bring together people from opposite sides of violent conflict, unrest and war in 17 countries on 4 continents…

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Blumenthal wants FCC to prove ...

Dec 4, 2018 by

Washington – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is leading a campaign to determine whether new “5G” wireless technology is safe and is asking the federal government for proof the cutting edge radiofrequency does not pose health risks – including cancer.

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The New Internet Police Protec...

Dec 4, 2018 by

Before the Internet was launched in 1992, our thoughts, values and beliefs were informed by our family and friends and by the books, magazines and newspapers we read and by what we heard on radio and saw on television.

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In the Face of Extinction, We ...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Researching and writing about the impacts of runaway climate change, as I’ve been doing now for too many years, I’ve watched several patterns recur.

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A Photographer Uses a Drone to...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Johnny Miller is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who has always highlighted urban, cultural, and social issues in his works.

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An Unthinkable, Inevitable Res...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Resilient design can’t save every human settlement from wildfires, drought, flooding, and other anthropogenic natural disasters. In some cases, we will have to consider retreat.

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How to Move From Concern to Ac...

Dec 2, 2018 by

A study conducted by The Yale Program on Climate Communication has determined that only 21% of all Americans are actively doing something to address Climate Change in their everyday lives…

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“Basic Training” f...

Dec 2, 2018 by

There are five things each of us can do to recover a saner image of who we are, whether we think of ourselves as peace activists or not.

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Everything you’ve been t...

Dec 2, 2018 by

Recycling is an easy cop-out for governments and large corporations, but the truth is that we have to take very different action if we want to stop irreversibly poisoning the planet

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A Conspiracy No More: US Gover...

Dec 1, 2018 by

Wednesday marked the first time that the U.S. government openly acknowledged and discussed the reality of chemtrails — or as they and their ilk call it, “geoengineering.”

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Oceans Highlighted in Dire Whi...

Dec 1, 2018 by

Last week, the White House released the Fourth National Climate Assessment, a dire warning on climate change risks and impacts across the U.S.

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Students at every grade need t...

Dec 1, 2018 by

The National Climate Assessment, released the day after Thanksgiving, offers motivation and opportunity to bring climate topics into the classroom at every grade level.

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The Elders demand urgent clima...

Dec 1, 2018 by

G20 countries must take decisive, long-overdue action to cut emissions and end fossil fuel subsidies to avoid irreversible climate catastrophe.

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Trump officials accused of usi...

Nov 30, 2018 by

Interior secretary Ryan Zinke says he hopes new laws will end environmental reviews and allow ‘thinning’ of forests

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We broke down what climate cha...

Nov 30, 2018 by

Yeah, we read each chapter of the report so you don’t have to.

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This City’s Overdose Deaths Ha...

Nov 29, 2018 by

Dayton, Ohio, had one of the highest overdose death rates in the nation in 2017. The city made many changes, and fatal overdoses are down more than 50 percent from last year.

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Video Games Consume More Elect...

Nov 29, 2018 by

Researchers set up a special lab to measure gaming’s massive carbon footprint.

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COP24: Nationalism and the cha...

Nov 29, 2018 by

At a world gathering on climate change this weekend, nations will face a key political test: whether they can transcend the narrowness of nationalism in favor of cooperation. All eyes will be on the US and China.

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Chemicals on our food: When ‘s...

Nov 28, 2018 by

Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows – regulatory protections are being questioned.

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Their water became undrinkable...

Nov 28, 2018 by

In Martin County, Kentucky, residents are paying steep prices for water that sometimes comes out of the tap brown and foul-smelling—that is, when it comes out at all.

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The Tax-Code Shift That’s Chan...

Nov 27, 2018 by

Nonprofit groups that used to focus their energies on litigation and education are structuring themselves to be political players.

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How to provide a backyard habi...

Nov 27, 2018 by

We live in an ecosystem where plants and animals depend upon one another for survival.

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NASA just landed InSight, a ro...

Nov 26, 2018 by

NASA landed on Mars for the first time since 2012.

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Ecological Design Book Extract

Nov 26, 2018 by

In many ways, the environmental crisis is a design crisis. It is a consequence of how things are made, buildings are constructed, and landscapes are used.

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Blue Wave, Red Town

Nov 26, 2018 by

How my middle school guidance counselor became the first Democratic state representative elected in Bedford, New Hampshire, since 1934.

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Knowledge, Ignorance and Clima...

Nov 26, 2018 by

Philosophers have been talking about skepticism for a long time. Some of those insights can shed light on our public discourse regarding climate change.

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Thoreau on Nature as Prayer

Nov 25, 2018 by

Walt Whitman saw trees — “so innocent and harmless, yet so savage” — as a wellspring of wisdom on being rather than seeming.

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In a massive new report, feder...

Nov 24, 2018 by

In a massive new report, federal scientists contradict President Trump and assert that climate change is an intensifying danger to the United States. Too bad it came out on a holiday.

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Giving Thanks in Time of Fire

Nov 24, 2018 by

Settling into my airplane seat on the next leg of a long business trip, I heard a man say to his seat companion behind me, “I am so happy we live here.

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