The seaside nuclear reactors at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in San Clemente were permanently shut down in 2013 following steam generator malfunction. What to do with the 3.6 million pounds of highly radioactive waste remains an epic problem.
Sarah "Steve" Mosko
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Due to the urgency of the climate crisis, “walking the talk” as an environmentalist means going beyond personal behaviors to promoting collective action…
Though President Trump has withdrawn the U.S. from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, this is no time for the 70 percent of Americans who believe climate change is happening to recoil in defeat.
The vast majority of Americans believe climate change is a clear and present danger — so why aren’t our Congresspersons doing anything to address it?
Just as money is no guarantee of happiness, neither is it assurance of protection against all of the frightening impacts of unchecked global warming.
When it comes to sustainable apparel, we haven’t had this many good, affordable choices since before the Industrial Revolution…
Flowers add color and gaiety to any special occasion and are a time-honored way to say thank you or beautify living spaces. However, cut flowers have become a multi-billion dollar global trade industry with a not so pretty underbelly rooted in where and how they are grown.
A carbon tax is a win-win for people and the planet, as it helps reduce both climate change and ocean pollution by aligning polluters’ incentives with the environment goals of society.
The Anthropocene epoch (since 1950) is marked by an unprecedented rate of global environmental change caused by population growth, technological development & resource consumption.
Halting global warming is the chief environmental challenge of our time. While heat-trapping carbon dioxide (CO2) is not the only greenhouse gas (GHG), it’s the most abundant and longest-lived in the atmosphere and contributes the most to global warming. In March, atmospheric CO2 content reached a new high of 400 parts per million, already past […]