Tag: environment

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...

EarthTalk® March 2016

Dear EarthTalk: What is being done to save elephants around the world? I understand that these magnificent creatures are teetering on the brink of...

EarthTalk® February 2016

Dear EarthTalk: What do green groups think about the outcome of the recent Paris climate talks? -- Jackie Lupinacci, Pittsburgh, PA On December 12, 2015,...

EarthTalk® January 2016

Dear EarthTalk: What's the latest in cutting-edge, hyper-efficient solar cells? Are we really moving beyond huge photovoltaic panels anytime soon? -- Michael Williams, Hartford,...

EarthTalk® December 2015

Dear Earthtalk: Is recycling still worthwhile given the expense and emissions associated with it? -- Michael Vitti, Norwalk, OH Americans generate about 254 million tons...

EarthTalk® | November 2015

Dear EarthTalk: Do scientists have any idea why so many whales are dying in the Gulf of Alaska lately? -- Michelle DiCostanzo, New York,...

EarthTalk® | October 2015

Dear Earthtalk: What advantages do so-called "vertical farms" have over traditional gardens and farms? -- Sylvia Pleasant, Washington, DC When Dickson Despommier's book, The Vertical...

EarthTalk® September 2015

Dear EarthTalk: There's a lot of talk about the potential for renewable energy sources like solar and wind. But cheap, abundant coal is still...

EarthTalk® | August 2015

Dear EarthTalk: How have polar bear populations in the Arctic been faring since the U.S. put them on its endangered species list in 2008,...

EarthTalk® | July 2015

Dear EarthTalk: Where will be the best places to live if global warming gets the best of us? -- Cynthia McIntosh, Jasper, WY If temperatures...

EarthTalk® June 2015

Dear EarthTalk: What resources are out there for helping teachers integrate sustainability topics into their curricula? -- Melinda Zullo, Toronto, ON Teaching our kids about...

Letters to the editor

Dear editor, Your front page article on the Tiny Houses was excellent and so exciting to see in the April 2015 issue of The Edge....

EarthTalk® May 2015

Dear EarthTalk: What can I do to help prevent deforestation in the Amazon even if I don't live in the region? -- Janine Greco,...

EarthTalk® | April 2015

Dear EarthTalk: What's going to happen to the U.S. solar industry when the federal solar investment tax credit expires next year? -- Victoria Chase,...