There are way too few of us working on sustainability as it is. To lose our solidity is suicidal. We don’t have the time or energy to spend fighting amongst ourselves. Earth is in trouble! Civilization is in trouble.
Florida marine conservationists have come up with a simple recipe for fighting the invading lionfish that is gobbling up local reef life -- eat them. The Key Largo-based REEF conservation organization has just released "The Lionfish Cookbook," a
The United States grows by 3.1 million people annually on its way to adding 100 million people within 25 years and 138 million people within 40 years. Demographic projections show the USA doubling from 310 million to 600 million by 2070. Not good!
Climate: Nothing makes fools of more people than trying to predict the weather. Whether in Los Angeles or London, recent predictions have gone crazily awry. Global warming? How about mini ice age?
The activity of the sun not only drives the weather, but to a great extent also drives the world's economy: Farming, fishing, horticulture, solar industries, even the chemical industry and animal husbandry depend on a quiet, predictable sun. But whe
The freezing conditions that have blasted Britain are being blamed on a series of weather patterns that are bringing Arctic temperatures to much of western Europe, California and even Australia.
Scientists jumping aboard Ice Age express...World's climatologists abandoning discredited man-made global warming scam...Sweden coldest in 1,000 years...northern Europe under ice...UK at near standstill...Australia snow as summer comes...Giant snows
These species are being burnt out, starved out, and squeezed out of existence.. .thanks to technologies that most people, I'm afraid, think of as technologies of peace.
When Dr. Keeling, as a young researcher, became the first person in the world to develop an accurate technique for measuring carbon dioxide in the air, the amount he discovered was 310 parts per million. That means every million pints of air, for exa
“Any entity that grows beyond maturity suffers obesity or cancer.” That applies to persons, companies, cities and civilizations! Examples abound throughout history."
An investigative study released on December 20, 2010 by an environmental group reveals that 31 major cities have tap water tainted with the carcinogen hexavalent chromium. While the carcinogen is known to cause lung cancer if inhaled, cancer in labor
“Saying sulfates do not cause acid rain is the same as saying that smoking does not cause lung cancer.” American Secretary of Transportation Drew Lewis
“How long can men thrive between walls of brick, walking on asphalt pavements, breathing the fumes of coal and of oil, growing, working, dying, with hardly a thought of wind, and sky, and fields of grain, seeing only machine-made beauty, the mineral-
Increasing web connectivity in the developing world has been a focus of philanthropists, international bodies like the U.N., and individual states alike. But, like most grand visions, wiring entire countries for the Web is expensive.
If our nation keeps thinking like the people of New Orleans--that it won’t happen to them--think again. Look at millions living in the earthquake arena of California. It is not a question of if, but when the 9.5 scale quake hits.
“We lose four acres a minute, 6,000 acres a day and 2.19 million acres annually caused by population growth in the USA.” Mike Matz, Denver Post “Losing Spaces”
Every time I look into the issue of global warming and potential results, I find a plethora of misleading information promoted by various government organizations and contractors and a blatant effort to cover-up various aspects of either the researchRead Letter
In this funny and insightful talk from TEDxHouston, builder Dan Phillips tours us through a dozen homes he's built in Texas using recycled and reclaimed materials in wildly creative ways.
A team of marine scientists has found that toxin-producing algae once thought to be limited to coastal waters are also common in the open ocean, where the addition of iron from natural or artificial sources can stimulate rapid growth of the harmful a
"The use of the term "sustainable" provided comfort and reassurance to those who may momentarily have wondered if possibly there were limits. So the word was soon applied in many areas, and with less precise meaning."
In the name of job creation, the Obama administration doled out billions of dollars in stimulus money to some of the nation’s biggest polluters and granted them sweeping exemptions from the most basic form of environmental oversight,
“Can you think of any problem in any area of human endeavor on any scale, from microscopic to global, whose long-term solution is in any demonstrable way aided, assisted, or advanced by further increases of population, locally, nationally, or globall
The American branch of an international environmental group is suing two chemical companies, their PR firms, and the private investigators they hired allegedly for spying and racketteering. “The message of this lawsuit is: when companies engage in
Bamboo is a very aggressive plant, and it tends to muscle out any other surrounding plants. This creates a huge bamboo carpet throughout the forest. Bamboo has a life expectancy of about fifty years, and when the plant nears the end of its life cycle
Animal products cause more damage than [producing] construction minerals such as sand or cement, plastics or metals. Biomass and crops for animals are as damaging as [burning] fossil fuels."
“As we reap the whirlwind of troubles necessitated by excessive success, thinking ecologically of our global predicament may reduce the temptation to hate those who seem to be trespassing against us,” said Catton.
Climate change over the past 25 years is responsible for a temperature increase seen in more than 150 of the world's largest lakes, new satellite data shows. The results suggest an average warming rate of 0.81 degrees Fahrenheit (0.45 degrees Cels
“In an underdeveloped country, don't drink the water; in a developed country, don't breathe the air.” Changing Times Magazine
“Signs of stress on the world’s principle biological systems—forests, fisheries, grasslands, and croplands—indicate that these systems have already reached the breaking point. Expecting these systems to withstand a tripling of population defies reali
“Since the earth is finite in size, both economic and population growth must cease,” said Brent. “No power on earth or in the heavens will permit infinite growth on the finite earth. Nothing humanity can do or say will permit infinite growth on the