Tag: environment

EarthTalk® | March 2015

Dear EarthTalk: What are some basic guidelines about seafood consumption, especially for women and in light of all the pollution threats to our oceans...

EarthTalk® | February 2015

Dear EarthTalk: How is it that antibiotics are being "overused," as I've read, and what are the potential consequences? -- Mitchell Chase, Hartford, CT The...

EarthTalk® | January 2015

Dear EarthTalk: I've heard that the price of getting solar panels installed on a home is lower than ever, but has it gotten to...

EarthTalk® | December 2014

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that global warming is causing our crops to be less nutritious? -- William Persson, Glendale, OH It is difficult to...

EarthTalk® | November 2014

Dear EarthTalk: What are some of the more dangerous threats to our air quality and what can be done to eliminate them so we...

EarthTalk® | October 2014

Dear EarthTalk: To what extent is Antarctica really melting and what impact might it have on coastlines around the world? -- Andrea Hutchinson, Cary,...

EarthTalk® | September 2014

Dear EarthTalk: Why are wildfires on the increase and what can be done to stop them from happening? -- Sandy Heffran, Albuquerque, NM There's no...

EarthTalk® | August 2014

Dear EarthTalk: With summer officially here now, what can you tell us about which sunscreens are safe and which are not? -- Clara Rosen,...

EarthTalk® | July 2014

Dear EarthTalk: Do you agree with the recent claim in the Wall Street Journal that organic agriculture isn't actually sustainable? -- Chuck Romaniello, Pittsburgh,...

Earth Talk: Mobile apps support the environment; reusable “K cups”; cap-and-trade...

Dear EarthTalk: What are some cool apps that work with a mobile phone that can help me get in better touch with the environment?...

From the Editor: It’s Time to Listen

EACH ONE OF US has spurned wisdom given to us by an elder. We want to do something, and we want to do it...

EarthTalk® | December 2013

Dear EarthTalk, Can you discuss pollutants in car interior materials, and also pollution inside cars originating from gasoline and diesel exhausts outside the car? --...

Earth Talk® | November 2013

Dear EarthTalk: What's the skinny on essential oils? I love them, but a friend told me they are no good for the environment. --...

EarthTalk® | October 2013

Dear EarthTalk: What is the new documentary film A Fierce Green Fire about and what does the title refer to? -- Gloria Howard, Washington, D.C. A...

EarthTalk® | September 2013

Dear EarthTalk: Some green groups are promoting the simple notion of sharing as a way to green communities and combat waste. Can you explain?...

Activism on the Run

Changing the planet though the focus of attention ARE YOU CONCERNED about the world these days? Planet-wide, humanity is on a destructive path in many...

EarthTalk® | August 2013

Dear EarthTalk: What is the gist of President Obama's new plan to tackle global warming and how does the green community feel about what...