Did Exxon/Mobil really pay scientists and economists to write articles trying to debunk global warming? That’s disgusting…
Deirdre Imus may not do her own house cleaning, but she knows the chemical makeup of name-brand cleaning products and the environmental and public health dangers they can cause.
Deirdre Imus (not to be confused with the Imus she’s married to) may not do her own house cleaning, but she knows the chemical makeup of name-brand cleaning products and the environmental and public health dangers they can cause. And her new book: Green This! Volume One: Greening Your Cleaning (Simon and Schuster, $15.95), is a readable, practical how-to book on ridding your home of toxins.
This year’s recipients of the coveted Goldman Environmental Prize include a Vietnam vet fighting Pentagon nerve gas incineration, a champion of native forest dwellers terrorized in Liberia’s civil war, a researcher whose reports are helping China reconsider the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of dam construction, and an activist who helped stem the tide of illegal logging to establish the world’s largest area of protected tropical forest in northern Brazil.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg used the occasion of Earth Day to unveil 127 new environmental initiatives aimed at greening Gotham over the next two decades. With the city likely to take on an additional million residents by 2030—up from 8.2 million now—Bloomberg thinks that addressing environmental issues now may be the only way to deal with the inevitable future strain on infrastructure and natural resources.
A large array of local governments, nonprofit organizations and ad hoc citizen groups has risen to the challenge, making the United States the world’s nexus for river restoration work.
Querido DiálogoEcológico: ¿Hay esfuerzos importantes en estos momentos para interesar e involucrar a estudiantes secundarios y de universidad en cuestiones ambientales?
Querido DiálogoEcológico: ¿Cuál es la historia con el rBGH, la hormona dada a las vacas que las hace producir más leche? ¿Por qué algunos grupos la desean prohibir?
People looking to grab a quick bite no longer have to settle for deep fried food and artery-clogging burgers. Healthy options are exploding from EVOS in Florida serving airfries and organic field greens to Burgerville in Oregon and Washington serving sweet potato fries and Alaska halibut.
Green investors used to have two choices: invest in responsible mutual funds or buy individual equities. Lately, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have emerged as a new, important place for green investors to park their money.