Inasmuch as the runoff of nitrogen is an interstate transport problem, managing the application of fertilizer and loss of nitrogen to runoff should be a high priority for the Federal government.
In the short-term, forests harvested for biomass energy actually put more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than burning fossil fuels,
The microparticles in soil and sediments may persist indefinitely, casting a sedimentary record of human activity on the planet.
Removing 5% of annual emissions by the spreading of rock dust on agricultural lands worldwide is a band-aid approach to a global hemorrhage.
Fracking promises that we will delay the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
We are seeing an increasing denial of science by the general public—often spread by cell phone and social media.
It is dumb and misplaced to ignore the prediction and the current onset of global changes in climate due to human activity.
We need to enhance natural processes that can accelerate diversification and allow emerging habitats to select the winners.
If the speed and physical coordination of lizards is affected by incidental pesticide exposure, one may wonder what impacts it might have on the nerve transmission in humans
This speaks to the importance of planting trees in urban areas to lower ambient temperatures and reduce the need for air conditioning.