Virtually every student across the world is asking themselves the same question: can youth protest really make an impact on the climate crisis?
Chinese Worker Exploitation Claims Persist for Apple 18-hour shifts, exposure to toxic chemicals still the norm at Chinese suppliers
Is Apple really doing everything it can about claims of Chinese worker exploitation at its suppliers like Foxconn and Pegatron in China?
Is off-shore oil drilling actually safer now than ever? Lessons from Deepwater Horizon Disaster Inform Newer Regulations
Dear EarthTalk: Is off-shore drilling any safer for the environment today given lessons learned from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico? —Leslie Jackson, Bern, NC The Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in 2010 resulted in 11 lost lives and hundreds of […]
Dear EarthTalk: The proposed KeystoneXL oil pipeline from Canada into the U.S. seems to get all the headlines, but shouldn’t we also be worried about the Energy East pipeline? — Art Shea, Troy, NY The Energy East Pipeline is a $12 billion project proposed by TransCanada Corp. that will combine existing, converted natural gas pipelines […]
Captain Paul Watson, “Defender of the Seas,” Travels the World to Challenge Illegal Whaling and Fishing, and Whale Wars Captures the Action…
On Easter Monday of 2006, 20 people grabbed their camping gear and left the comfort of their homes to erect a tent city at Eagleridge Bluffs, a scenic area in West Vancouver, British Columbia. They were protesting the state government’s plan to build a four-lane highway through the Bluffs that would destroy rare and sensitive ecosystems and would decimate portions of a popular hiking trail.