The very survival of Kiribati and dozens of other coastal nations around the world are intrinsically tied to our own survival.
Author C.J. Quinn takes to the Soap Box and wonders why we must continue to create environmental catastrophes in order to provide energy for our planet…
In contrast with today’s win-lose or even lose-lose “free trade” system, ethical trade can be a win-win approach – if we could only see it to fruition.
If you take into account all throwaway containers used in the United States on a daily basis, there are one billion containers that flow through the supply chain — and perhaps only 400-500 million or so of these materials are collected for recycling. Of these 400-500 million containers collected for recycling, perhaps 15-25 percent are thrown away […]
Here’s a bold statement for you. We are now in charge of evolution on this planet. Eons of natural selection and chance mutation have surrendered control to the human race, and what we do with it is going to say a lot about who we really are. Don’t scoff, you saw this coming. Who hasn’t […]
It is a cynical rule of politics that, if you get people sufficiently scared and confused, many can be persuaded to agree to some of the worst and most irresponsible ideas. Case in point, the threat that has emerged this week from Senate Republicans, who are using fear and misunderstanding about wildland fires in our […]
Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” is the practice of drilling into the Earth’s surface and fracturing the rock beneath it by injecting fluid into the cracks of the rocks. Large fissures allow oil and gas to flow out and into wells where it can be extracted. Fracking is very hazardous to the environment as well as human health, and the […]
The story of Chris McCandless, a 24 year old American who traded in his materialistically comfortable life for one in the wild and who in 1992 two years into his voyage died in the Alaskan outback, has resurfaced recently due to the book ‘The Wild Truth’ published by his sister Candice McCandless in 2014. Over […]