• Remember the legacy of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Florida environmentalist
• Countries made only modest climate-change promises in Paris. They’re falling short anyway.
• PA’s Environmental Rights Amendment grows some teeth
• This Scientist Stands Between Scott Pruitt and the Destruction of the EPA’s Advisory Boards
For decades, the Migratory Bird Act Treaty has protected migratory birds from polluting industries.
The mayors, representing 51 million people across 47 states, told Scott Pruitt the emissions rules are needed to protect their cities from climate change.
Rachel Carson, perhaps the greatest, and certainly the best known, environmentalist of the twentieth century, was deeply opposed to nuclear testing and nuclear war from at least 1946.
A number of biologists have recently made the argument that extinction is part of evolution and that saving species need not be a conservation priority. But this revisionist thinking shows a lack of understanding of evolution and an ignorance of the natural world.
One of my resolutions this year is to eat less meat. As a lifelong carnivore, this task has already proven to be easier said than done.