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Though the G-8 leaders should subsidize zero-carbon
energy sources, they should resist Bush's advocacy of nuclear energy.

The people of Africa, not Western corporations, should benefit from Africa's resources.

There is no specific genetic marker that distinguishes one race from another.

Wal-Mart's CEO showcases his company's hypocrisy.

Why is The New York Times Magazine floating an unsubstantiated theory of genetic determinism?

Albert Einstein's banner year.

Black farmers and the agrarian culture they embody are rapidly disappearing.

At Pittsburgh's Jefferson Elementary School, which overlooks the dark
gray plumes from two electric power plants, there are so many children
with asthma the school nurse alphabetizes the inhalers

Blogs

The climate movement often seems like it’s fighting “against something”--against indifference and political gridlock. But this is a struggle “for everything” that we care about.

November 18, 2013

A new disclosure shows that the fracking industry has spent millions to buy off political support. 

November 18, 2013

Why are so few talking about the radiation threat soaring the Pacific?

November 15, 2013

South Korea may be better known for its high-tech exports, but its small farmers are leading the way when it comes to food sovereignty and community agriculture.

November 14, 2013

History illustrates that Typhoon Haiyan was a man-made disaster that’s the result of climate debt. 

November 12, 2013

The super-typhoon that just hit the Philippines should be a wake-up call for climate-change negotiators in Warsaw.

November 11, 2013

The need for outside assistance is urgent.

November 10, 2013

Environmental groups leveraged millions to make climate change a key issue in the race for governor of Virginia and seats on a Washington State county council.  

November 6, 2013

The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.

October 29, 2013

Wendell Berry’s writing and poetry provides a way forward one year after Superstorm Sandy.

October 22, 2013