If you push past the national headlines, you start to realize that Washington, D.C., is going into 2019 with all cylinders firing on environmental progress.
I asked myself whether cotton vs. linen shirts, or nylon or denim pants, left a greater footprint on the environment.
Putting a fair price on carbon pollution is exactly what my home state of Washington has a chance to do this November, as voters decide whether to enact Initiative 1631.
A carbon fee program would preserve the personal choice of how we live our lives
Policies devoted to bioenergy should be redirected toward efforts to protect terrestrial carbon stocks and recarbonize the biosphere.
It is easy to overlook the life under sea ice in the Antarctic, but as climate warms, sea ice will diminish and so will the growth of algae that depends on it
A lot of the costs of climate change will be borne by society at large, through taxes and insurance premiums.
In light of this assault on an environmental policy that did its job, what can a despairing environmentalist do?
Over a similar lifetime, electric vehicles emit about 10-24% less greenhouse warming potential than conventional vehicles
As seen for the metabolism of birds, air travel by humans carries a large energetic cost.