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By James Ware
We are running out of time. There are levers to battle the increasing effects of climate change.
The Fourth National Climate Assessment Report states our civilization is facing an irreversible tipping point in less than 12 years. The Report was published last December.
If we don’t act now to change...Read More »
by Joy Danzig
A bill called the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividends Act is a bold, forward-looking initiative. It would reduce greenhouse gases and pay all US households a monthly dividend.
There is increasing urgency for nations to curtail greenhouse gases, primarily carbon, and increase reforestation, among other courses of action, to...Read More »
By Brad Waite
It’s time to move toward a plant-based diet.
Today, many recognize the health benefits of eating a diet consisting mostly of plant-based foods, rather than flesh. Many people also recognize the moral and ethical reasons for eating less, or no, meat.
Today, however, I want to talk about the environmental...Read More »
By Judith Schumacher-Jennings
Shortly after Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced the Green New Deal, Donald Trump tweeted:
“I think it is very important for the Democrats to press forward with their Green New Deal. It would be great for the so-called ‘Carbon Footprint’ to permanently eliminate all Planes, Cars, Cows, Oil, Gas &...Read More »
By Jennifer Mu
Many people I know have taken at least one vacation onboard a cruise ship in their lifetime. Some of our friends vacation on cruise ships only. Why not? On a single cruise, you can have all the luxury of a resort hotel while visiting many exotic destinations. You...Read More »