Tag: environment

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,...

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?...