Coliform bacteria, nitrates, total dissolved solids and unhealthy pH levels, oh my! If you are worried that your water might contain these or other contaminants, at-home water quality testing is easy and relatively inexpensive…
Questions & Answers About Our Environment
Some environmentalists consider artificial cloning unnatural & inhumane, but others see it as an essential tool to help save growing numbers of endangered species during the sixth great extinction crisis in the history of the planet….
ExxonMobil knew as early as 1977 that our enthusiastic burning of fossil fuels was leading to global warming — and since then has spent upwards of $30 million to promote so-called climate denial…
Not surprisingly given the current political climate, the respective Vice Presidential candidates, Republican Mike Pence & Democrat Tim Kaine, differ on most of the issues, including their policies on conservation, environment, energy & what we should do about climate change.
There’s never been a better time for schools to add solar panels to their energy mix, given lots of public and private grants that can help foot the bill for the conversion….
Nuclear fusion may be the most promising energy source that most of us have never heard of. Scientists first discovered fusion as a potential energy source in the 1930’s and have been quietly working on it ever since. Only recently, given societal pressure to find alternatives to fossil fuels, has fusion started to capture the attention of the media and policymakers—and now researchers are hoping the process can become a key source of safe, clean, reliable energy in the near future.
As the human population swells and global warming compounds other environmental problems here on Earth, the notion of colonizing other planets is more appealing than ever. While we are far from being able to support human communities elsewhere in the solar system and beyond, environmentalists are increasingly interested in space exploration as one potential solution to our own earthly woes.
Hawaii has become ground zero for testing and trials of genetically engineered crops, and environmentalists worry about the implications for ecosystems throughout the islands and beyond…