Tag: environment

EarthTalk® | June 2019

Dear EarthTalk: What are some examples of ways food and drink producers are fighting the ever-growing torrent of plastic waste they have helped create?...

EarthTalk® | May 2019

Dear EarthTalk: A chef told me that our food choices are the major driver of climate change around the world, but it seems to...

Earth Talk | April 2019

Dear EarthTalk: What is a low-carbon diet and is it good for losing weight or is it only about saving the planet? -- Jane...

EarthTalk® | March 2019

Dear EarthTalk: What is the so-called Green New Deal proposed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and is Congress likely to go for it? -- Mark Talarico,...

EarthTalk® | February 2019

Dear EarthTalk: How is it that bitcoin, a virtual currency that few of us have heard of and no one I know uses, is...

EarthTalk® | January 2019

Dear EarthTalk: With the onset of global warming, how likely is it that ski resorts and skiing itself might soon become a thing of...

EarthTalk® | December 2018

Dear EarthTalk: Considering all the well-publicized problems with plastic in our oceans, do you think that plastic has any kind of future? -- Lea...

EarthTalk® | November 2018

Dear EarthTalk: I'm getting ready to join the electric car revolution now that my old clunker is getting on in age. What's the latest...

EarthTalk® | October 2018

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the Monarch Butterfly is on the brink of extinction? How did we let that happen? -- Alex Degeneres,...

Love Coming Home

An excerpt From Love Coming Home: Transform Your Environment, Transform Your Life Have you ever stopped to think that you start and end each...

EarthTalk® | September 2018

Dear EarthTalk: With all the crazy heat waves around the world this summer, how could anyone still claim that climate change isn't anything to...

EarthTalk® | August 2018

Dear EarthTalk: Is ridesharing via companies like Uber and Lyft good or bad for the environment overall? -- Jeff Timotheos, Akron, OH Between fuel, maintenance...

EarthTalk® | July 2018

Dear EarthTalk: How do the big gadget-making companies (Apple, Samsung, etc.) stack up these days regarding their environmental footprint? -- Doug Greco, Newark, NJ While...

EarthTalk® | June 2018

Dear EarthTalk: Is there proof that fracking for oil and natural gas can by itself cause earthquakes? -- James Mitchell, Hauppauge, NY Geologists used to...

EarthTalk® | May 2018

Dear EarthTalk: I need to get my roof replaced as a result of storm damage (thanks global warming!). Is Tesla's solar roof a good...

EarthTalk® | April 2018

Dear EarthTalk: Now Trump is going to allow the importing of elephant "trophies" after all! Where do things stand overall now in the fight...

EarthTalk® | March 2018

Dear EarthTalk: Can you settle this age-old question for me once and for all: Is it greener to take showers or baths? And how...