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Exxon has used the legal system to avoid paying damages for the Valdez spill.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, after the second plane hit the World Trade Center and it was clear that the nation was under attack, US authorities issued an emergency alert, grounding air
In the midst of a wicked winter, I like to curl up with some sultry nature writing. My father instilled in me a fascination with the natural world.
Eric Alterman and Mark Green would like to thank Jenny Stepp for her research on this article.
This article is adapted from Carl Pope and Paul Rauber's forthcoming Strategic Ignorance: Why the Bush Administration Is Recklessly Destroying a Century of Environmental Progress (Sierra Club Books) .
It's more fiction than fact.
George W. Bush may not know it, but one influential part of his government is finally taking global climate change seriously.
"The environment is probably the single issue on which Republicans in general--and President Bush in particular--are most vulnerable." So asserted Frank Luntz, a leading Republican pollster, last
A while back, in a column calling for more arts funding, I observed that a lot more people are interested in classical music, ballet, theater and museums than are interested in space exploration,
When Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman and the agribusiness insiders-turned-"regulators" who run George W.