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.
Questions & Answers About Our Environment
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…
According to a new report from NRDC, 5,300 different water systems across the country either shirked responsibilities to treat their water supplies to reduce lead levels, failed to monitor water supplies for lead, or neglected to report unsafe lead levels to the public or regulators.
While virtual reality is hardly a replacement for experiencing life itself, environmentalists are starting to use it as a tool to help everyday people appreciate the natural world around them and the environmental challenges we face as global citizens.
Given the influx of cheap natural gas and the ascendance of renewable energy sources, coal might not be able to mount a comeback.is down and out…
Underwater noise pollution from military sonar, industrial activity & seismic testing is an increasing threat to marine wildlife & ecosystems…