The 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Recalls the Tragedy, the Heroism and the Lingering Health and Environmental Impacts of that Day. Most U.S. publications are likely running some sort of remembrance or retrospective related to the tenth anniversary of 9/11 this month. The date has come to represent so much: tragedy, heroism, resilience. But it has […]
From The EditorMost of us have fallen prey to the green seduction: the bottled drinks, cereals, ice creams, lotions and shampoos that have become the name-brand alternatives to their not-so-sustainable counterparts. Other people drink bottled Nestea, we drink Honest Tea (and then recycle the bottles of course). Some wash their kids’ hair with Johnson & […]
The tragic tsunami in Japan last March revealed the persistent dangers of nuclear power. Communities called transition towns are finding ways to bypass dangerous forms of energy—creating their own biofuels, growing their own local food supplies and relying on shared community skills.
Schools are being built on toxic sites. What can we do to prevent it?