Over two decades after the devastating Exxon Valdez oil spill off the coast of Alaska, significant quantities of oil can still be found covering the state's shores and beneath gravel beaches, a new study has discovered.
In a brilliantly written book, Too Many People by Lindsey Grant, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Environment and Population Affairs, he brought a lifetime of global experience into his profoundly direct book.
Americans use resources at an unprecedented rate. They assume, since the water and gas have always been ‘there’ for them, those resources will always be ‘there’ for them. Oh dear, but that assumption cannot last.
Older research has found that local "domes" of high CO2 levels can often form over cities. What Jacobson found was that these domes can have a serious local impact: Among other things, they worsen the effects of localized air pollutants like ozone
If the death exhalations that brood the broad towns in which we so fondly compact ourselves were made visible, we should flee as from a plague. All are more or less sick; there is not a perfectly sane man in all of San Francisco.
The recent blockbuster movie, “Avatar”, by the enigmatic director James Cameron, touched a lot of environmental nerves across America and hopefully, the planet. Moviegoers enjoyed an amazing futuristic world with similar dramas playing out across Am
Tanzania and Zambia are hoping to generate revenue for development projects with the sale of over 90 tons of stockpiled Ivory and are eager to obtain international sanctions that will permit the trade of ivory on the global market.
Not mentioned, but increasing in numbers as the human race accelerates its own populations across the globe—an astounding 18 million human beings starve to death or die of starvation related diseases every year.
To meet the Obama administration’s targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions Americans may have to experience a sobering reality: gas at $7 a gallon. To reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the transportation sector 14% from 2005 levels by 2020, the
Leaked policy documents reveal that the United Nations plans to create a “green world order” by 2012 which will be enforced by a structure of global governance and funded by a gargantuan $45 trillion transfer of wealth from richer countries...
he move to allow hunting is controversial as trophy hunters are allowed to kill vulnerable grizzlies and black bears as they emerge from hibernation or as they feed at the rivers. Even though more than 78% of British Columbians are against the ‘sport
Global Ecosystemic Meltdown! Sounds scary, doesn’t it? That is the latest term for global warming coined by Daphne Wysham, a major climate alarmist at the Institute for Policy Studies. In a recent podcast interview with OpEdNews.com’s Rob Kall titled
The United States adds 8,490 people, net gain, every day of the year. That equals 3.1 million annually. That equates to 100 million added by 2035 at current immigration-driven growth rates. Exponential growth is not sustainable.
With a rapt world watching the drama unfold on live television, a tsunami raced across a quarter of the globe on Saturday and set off fears of a repeat of the carnage that caught the world off guard in Asia in 2004. Japan was still bracing for the pr
In many ways, the American public cannot fathom its own critical condition as to overpopulation. Americans charged onto the North American continent with unlimited topsoil, trees, fresh water, resources and unimaginable spaces.
With accelerating ‘symptoms’ exploding across America and the world via water and food shortages, species extinction rates, energy crises, climate destabilization, ocean dead zones and more ramifications on multiple levels—we find ourselves passenger
For decades the standard question at grocery store check-out counters has been "Paper or Plastic?" But since January, consumers in the U.S. capital have faced a different question: "Will you pay 5 cents for a bag?" Europeans have long accepted the id
Last year, U2 got in big trouble with fellow tree-hugging greenies over the size of their carbon foot-print for their 360 world tour. Eco-groups were quick to point out that the 360 tour required a fleet of 189 trucks and buses, a crew of 500, and th
"Copenhagen did not provide us with a clear agreement in legal terms, but the political commitment and sense of direction toward a low-emissions world are overwhelming. This calls for new partnerships with the business sector and I now have the chanc
After 30 years as a member of the Sierra Club, formed by my favorite and the first environmentalist—John Muir—I stopped giving them $35.00 a year because I learned they wasted my money while doing nothing to protect the environment.
Scientists in California say a drop in coastal fog could threaten the state's famed giant redwood trees. "Fog prevents water loss from redwoods in summer and is really important for the tree and the forest," said research co-author Professor Todd Daw
When Vancouver plays host to the Olympic Games six-and-a-half years from now, it will mark a peculiar milestone -- as the least wintery city ever to host the Winter Games. (Publisher: If the USA wasn't under a blanket of snow, all we'd hear is Global
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