Tag: environment

EarthTalk® November 2017

Dear EarthTalk: Even though I know a vegetarian diet is better for the environment, I love cheeseburgers and a good steak every now and...

EarthTalk® October 2017

Dear EarthTalk: Was Hurricane Harvey caused by global warming? -- Tom Dell, Bern, NC The short answer is no. No single hurricane or weather event...

Earth Talk® | September 2017

Dear EarthTalk: What exactly is Al Gore's Climate Reality Project and how does it work to train activists? -- Kelly G., Washington, D.C. The Climate Reality...
Grizzly Bear

EarthTalk® | August 2017

Dear EarthTalk: Is the federal government's decision to take Yellowstone's grizzlies off of the endangered species list good news or bad news for the...

Earth Talk® | July 2017

Old cell phones can leak all kinds of hazardous elements into soils around landfills and potentially contaminate nearby groundwater supplies. Credit: SteveStLouis, FlickrCC. Dear EarthTalk:...

EarthTalk® | June 2017

Avengers star Mark Ruffalo is one of a handful of Hollywood A-listers committed to the fight against climate change. Credit: Gage Skidmore, FlickrCC. Dear EarthTalk:...

EarthTalk® | May 2017

Activist Winona LaDuke recently set up her tipi at one of the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camps and has been outspoken about the need...

EarthTalk® | April 2017

Dear EarthTalk: I would like to know what good the EPA has done for the environment? -- Mary W., via e-mail Without the U.S. Environmental...

EarthTalk® | March 2017

Dear EarthTalk: Is alternative energy still the next big thing for American venture capitalists? -- Jeffrey Moss, Fairfield, CT A decade ago, in the wake...

EarthTalk® February 2017

Dear EarthTalk: Now that his second term is winding down, what will President Barack Obama's environmental legacy look like? -- Mary Danson, Littleton, NH The...

EarthTalk® January 2017

Dear EarthTalk: What kinds of changes to federal environmental policies can we expect to see from Donald Trump when he assumes the presidency? --...

EarthTalk® | December 2016

Dear EarthTalk: How has wildlife been affected around the site of the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown in Russia three decades ago? -- Walter Scinto, Hartford,...

EarthTalk® | November 2016

Dear EarthTalk: What's the latest in the battle over whether or not to permanently protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? The issue seems to...

EarthTalk® | October 2016

Dear EarthTalk: I am interested in helping my school get solar panels on the roof to show students how we can be part of...

An Ocean Ethos: New Paradigm for the 21st Century

The world has lost its way. The physical and political turmoil we face is symptomatic of a failed system of values unable to support...

EarthTalk® | September 2016

Dear EarthTalk: I find it hard to believe that Flint, Michigan is the only city or town in the U.S. with lead contamination of...

EarthTalk® | August 2016

Dear EarthTalk: Have any wildlife species gone extinct already as a result of global warming, and which are most at risk moving forward? --...