...environmental activists crammed into an auditorium here to ponder an anguished question: If the scientific consensus on climate change has not changed, why have so many people turned away from the idea that human activity is warming the planet?
“Pressures resulting from unrestrained population growth put demands on the natural world that can overwhelm any efforts to achieve a sustainable future. If we are to halt the destruction of our environment, we must accept limits to that growth.”
Responsible government response, not another commission is needed
On May 14, President Barack Obama announced that oil companies would no longer be given license to bypass environmental reviews of their drilling projects.
At first, Li was flummoxed. Then, he says, he realized that deserts are "like a dry ocean." The pH of oceans is falling gradually as they absorb CO2, forming carbonic acid. "I thought, 'Why wouldn't this also happen in the soil?' " Whereas
More evidence of a criminal cabal running America
Join Colorado teacher and world bicycle traveler Frosty Wooldridge on an epic coast to coast bicycle ride from the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, 3,500 miles to Washington, DC in the summer of 2010.
Heavy oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill threatened Louisiana marshlands on Thursday after washing ashore for the first time since a BP-operated rig exploded a month ago, sparking ecological disaster.
“The modern plague of overpopulation is solvable by means we have discovered and with resources we possess. What is lacking is not the sufficient knowledge of the solution, but the universal consciousness of the gravity of the problem for billions of
“People who take issue with population control do not understand that if it is not done in a graceful way [birth control and family planning], nature will do it in a brutal fashion.” Henry Kendell
Across the planet, humanity faces its greatest crisis in the 21st century created by its own fecundity. Demographic reports show human beings growing from 6.7 billion to a mind-numbing 9.2 low estimate to a high of 9.8 billion in 40 years. Whether
State officials say they had no choice — especially after last July, when an eight-foot python sneaked out of its cage north of Orlando and strangled a 2-year-old. It led to a six-week hunting season to reduce the python population. “
Will people have to convulse and hemorrhage from their internal organs and lungs before the corporate media will show at least a modicum of truthfulness?
This is a grass-roots effort to bring a non-toxic oil clean-up system to the attention of 'those in charge' of the Gulf oil catastrophe. Dr. Mike Castle presents a simply amazing solution to cleaning up oil and other contaminants on land and in water
California faces 50 million people by 2035! By mid century, by growing at 1,500 people daily, 79.1 million expect to call that beleaguered state. All of California’s problems can be traced back to too many people. That simple! That harsh!
BP said Monday it was siphoning some of the oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, but worries escalated about the ooze reaching a major ocean current that could carry it through the Florida Keys and up the East Coast.
A great article by Diane Student of Freedoms Wings: "This is getting ridiculous! As the oil spill in the gulf continues to grow with gallons and gallons of oil spewing from an underwater well, the President has taken to finger pointing while compla
Climate bill will not solve the problems of global warming and continues pandering to the fossil fuel industry -- including expanded offshore oil drilling -- that created the problems in the first place.
But thanks to Laurie Marker, the founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, who has worked to protect the cheetahs from extinction for 36 years, the world's fastest land animal has a future. IPS spoke with Marker, who was recently awarded the p
FORGET expensive machinery, the best way to purify water could be hiding in a cactus. It turns out that an extract from the prickly pear cactus is effective at removing sediment and bacteria from dirty water.
Here are ideas people have proposed to help clean up the oil spill and stop the leak. Some seem plausible and effective, while others could potentially cause more damage in the end.
Political patience is washing away for BP executives who can't stop a broken underwater well from spewing oil into the Gulf, where crews lowered a new containment box to the seafloor in preparation for the latest bid to funnel the gusher to a waiting
The continuing eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano had shot an ash plume 17,000 to 20,000 feet (5 to 6 kilometers) as of yesterday, when it was photographed by a NASA satellite.
“More than one scientist has remarked that the human race is embarked on a vast, unplanned experiment to see what happens when we alter our environment,” said Lindsey Grant.
A spike in urban wildlife in New York City is complicating pest control and creating a public health risk not normally faced by city-slickers, a wildlife expert says. Already this year, six wild coyotes have been spotted across Manhattan, a signif
A day after icy slush clogged the massive box they hoped would contain an out-of-control oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, BP officials on Sunday said they may try again — this time with a smaller box.
No rational country wants to follow in the footsteps of China, India, Bangladesh or Mexico. But the USA, Canada, Great Britain and Australia follow in the same tracks!
This civilization fails to understand its predicament. This week, Washington reporter Eleanor Clift called the illegal immigrant flood, “A happy invasion!” Former President Bill Clinton advocated for more immigrants. Most of the liberal press is