In the wake of the January 6, 2021 insurrection and other rebellious acts from the right, there is increasing talk of a new American civil war. What shape it might take is open to all kinds of interpretation.
Imagine if Elon Musk, Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year,” put his mind to minimizing the frequency of and damage from forest fires. Suppose that he also focused on helping the United States and the world deal with mitigating other damage that is already being done to Planet Earth as a result of climate change.
It is interesting how in the United States and most other industrialized countries, increasing emphasis is placed on rebuilding and expanding its built infrastructure. An important question is largely going unasked. Where do these ribbons of concrete take us; do their paths take into consideration how our land is changing due to climate change.
In the tiny village in New York’s Hudson Valley where I reside, there are 1,135 people. The Village of Kinderhook is just one municipality
In an emotional address to members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on April 16, 2019, sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a
For more than forty years, scientists and environmentalists have been sounding the alarm about climate change. In 1975 Dr. Wallace S. Broecker, who first
Sometimes it takes just one person to spark a movement. Swedish student Greta Thunberg is one such person. In August 2018 the then fifteen-year-old
In 1985, three British scientists working at the British Antarctic Survey stunned the world when they discovered that at certain times of the year
It’s like clockwork. A disaster occurs and the airwaves are full of appeals for help from all of us who are clearly more fortunate
Houston and Southwest Texas are drowning in what the National Weather Service estimates to be 9 trillion gallons of rainwater—so far [as of two