Economic Genius?

President Trump outspokenly fancies himself a financial genius, but he is actually a textbook illustration of “penny wise, pound...

Water Scarcity

A quarter of humanity is running out of fresh water, with the number of hydrologically stressed nations bound to increase due to climate...

Wildlife Respect

...these life forms to invariably balk at civilization.

Obligatory Transparency

You have to ask yourself what is so objectionable about obligatory transparency?

Alaskan Paradox

Alaskans are in a quandary. Their economic “bread and butter” is also undermining their future quality of life. Oil and natural gas are...

Befitting Retrofit

Retrofitting every last building in the country to reduce carbon emissions through energy efficiency is not as farfetched as critics...

The Outlier

President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord is not the only instance of the United States transformation from leader to...

All of the Above

Democratic presidential candidates should avoid the temptation to trash their rivals’ environmental policies in order to distinguish...

Climate Change Fallacies

Unlike many in their party, Republican members of Congress on environment-related House committees acknowledge the threat of climate...

Return to Chincoteague

It was a decade since I visited the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, a spectacular mix of marsh, woodlands, and beach habitat on a...

A Different Earth Day

Earth Day in 2019 is different from previous incarnations. Environmental concerns are more a part of the national discourse than ever...

Price and Principle

Practicing what one preaches can be easier said than done, even for an avowed environmentalist, who in this case happens to be me. My...

The Chamber of Fools

The solution to climate change is for humanity to produce as many babies as possible. This bizarre prescription for what ails the planet...

The Art of Compromise

Compromise is not only the implicit ethical life blood of a vibrant democracy. It is also the primary means of avoiding legislative...

Icon Alert

Some of the nation’s most iconic natural resources are under siege from industrial activity. Yet if each of these threats could be...

Republican Travesty

Republican politicians had best be careful of what they wish for as they mercilessly attack Democrats’ Green New Deal (GND). Just what...

Leafy Infrastructure

President Trump embraces upgrading the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, but it’s doubtful he would appreciate, much less contemplate...

Smart Green Deal

Right Wing circles are quick to ridicule freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, as a hysterical alarmist. They mock her...

Shopping and Climate Change

How should climate change impact our shopping habits? Quite a bit if we want to secure an environmentally sustainable world for future...

Rogues Gallery

Were there an environmental “Rogues Gallery” for heads of state, here are some prime candidates. Saddled with the dubious distinction of...