Tag: environment

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? --...

EarthTalk® | July 2016

Dear EarthTalk: How are the world's penguins faring in this day and age of global warming? What can we do to help them? --...

EarthTalk® | June 2016

Dear EarthTalk: I'm finally ready to make the switch from my old gas guzzler to an electric or plug-in hybrid car. What are the...

EarthTalk® | May 2016

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that home rooftop solar only makes sense in certain parts of the U.S. with proper incentives as opposed to...

EarthTalk® | April 2016

Dear EarthTalk: How is it that big game hunting can actually be good for wildlife? -- Ronnie Wilson, Ft. Myers, Florida When Minnesota dentist Walter...