[We need] a report card that grades plant production, soil organic matter, biodiversity and nutrient balance against our best measures of what they would be in a world without humans.
I asked myself whether cotton vs. linen shirts, or nylon or denim pants, left a greater footprint on the environment.
Several new studies suggest that air pollutants in general—gases as well as particles—may be responsible for widespread cognitive decline in the human population
The opposition to global warming theory would melt in the face of an experiment with five Earth’s receiving no treatment and five Earth’s with CO2 added to the atmosphere
The Clean Water Act was designed to keep dangerous things out of our environment; a little bit of rational firearms regulation would do likewise.
The SAB is no place to serve if you value your time and potential contributions to protecting the environment of our nation
A carbon fee program would preserve the personal choice of how we live our lives
Potassium…. may emerge as problematic…. as large areas of highly weathered tropical soils….are converted to agriculture.
Policies devoted to bioenergy should be redirected toward efforts to protect terrestrial carbon stocks and recarbonize the biosphere.
Hurricane Florence provides a stark demonstration of how runoff and overflows can contaminate waterways with hog waste and coal-ash leachates.