Well yes … and no. To answer that question, let's take a minute to talk about sustainable design.
There will be no drilling in paradise. Soco International, a British oil company, has abandoned plans to drill for oil in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
In the United States, the Pusztai story received little press. The U.S. mainstream media, greased by greenback dollars, failed to discuss other data suggesting GM foods may pose enormous health risks, including:
The Mississippi River sweeps millions of bottles, cans, tires, oil, plastic bags and containers, along with junk of every description, and chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico 24/7.
The maiden flight of Solar Impulse 2 took place on Monday morning at Payerne aerodrome in Switzerland.
The Obama administration took aim at the coal industry on Monday by mandating a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions at fossil fuel-burning power plants by 2030 -- despite claims the regulation will cost nearly a quarter-million jobs a year and force p
One of our most precious rights as human beings is the right to know the truth. When we know the truth about any particular issue that affects our lives, we can exercise our freedom to both acknowledge and act upon the truth, or ignore and deny it,
The Colorado River is an important source of water for much of the western United States, including Arizona.
U.S. Department of Agriculture has publicly admitted it is responsible for the mass poisoning of tens of millions of birds over the last several years
China plans to take more than five million ageing vehicles off the roads this year in a bid to improve air quality, with 330,000 cars set to be decommissioned in Beijing alone, ...
Ecological economists such as Herman Daly write that the more full the world becomes, the higher are the social or external costs of production. Social or external costs are costs of production that are not captured in the price of the products. F
Looking to take a bite out of the Japanese food market, electronics giant Toshiba has announced plans to construct a vegetable production factory in the city of Yokosuka.
As hydraulic fracturing ramps up around the country, so do concerns about its health impacts. These concerns have led 20 states to require the disclosure of industrial chemicals used in the fracking process.
Millions of fish are suddenly dying all over the planet. In fact, there have been dozens of mass fish death events reported in the past month alone. So why is this happening? Why are fish dying in unprecedented numbers all over the world? When mo
“We are eating hybridized and genetically modified (GMO) foods full of antibiotics, hormones, pesticides, and additives that were unknown to our immune systems just a generation or two ago. The result? Our immune system becomes unable to recognize fr
"We have such a miserably poor understanding of how the organism develops from its DNA that I would be surprised if we don't get one rude shock after another." Professor Richard Lewontin, Professor of Genetics, Harvard University
“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.” Economist Kenneth Boulding
"The genetic modification of food is intrinsically dangerous. It involves making irreversible changes in a random manner to a complex level of life about which little is known.It's inevitable that this hit-and-miss approach will lead to disasters.
The melting of a small area of ice on the shore of East Antarctica could lead to sea level rise for thousands of years, reports a new study. The study appears in Nature Climate Change by scientists from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Resear
The politics of helium
The good news? Thirteen of the 25 cities with the worst year-round particle pollution reached their lowest levels yet, including Los Angeles and Pittsburgh.
“The introduction of genetically modified foods (GMO) tampers with the essence of life in an experiment with an unknown outcome and no real way to undue the damage. The FDA purposely does not require labeling of GMO food.
For the second year in a row, Lake County's has earned the distinction of having the cleanest air in the United States.
“It occurred to me…” Academic gowns show universities are medieval institutions being dragged kicking and screaming into the 17th century.
Building Trust International has announced the winners of its 2014 Moved To Care competition.
Regardless of how much environmentalist groups disguise their religious beliefs with scientific jargon or claim that their stances on specific issues are grounded in science, their statements should be treated as religion as nothing more.
Last September, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe told Olympic dignitaries in Buenos Aires in an address that helped Tokyo win the 2020 Games: "Let me assure you the situation is under control."
Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years – a trend that could continue as climate change causes temperatures to rise and drought to become more severe in the coming decades, accordin
As the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico approaches, much of the region’s environment and marine life are still feeling the effects of the largest accidental oil spill in US history.
Even the conservative Fraser Institute recognizes there is a problem and is calling for change. The institute’s latest survey of global mining executives found B.C. had slipped in the rankings to 32nd place in terms of confidence as a mining jurisd