Whether for an acute impact like COVID-19 or a long-term impact like climate change, policy decisions must be based on science
On-line shopping with local delivery, has 2 to 5 times lower environmental impact than e-commerce from a central warehouse.
Not since the plague, also known as the Black Death, arrived in Europe in the early 1300s has the human population been more vulnerable to exotic disease.
Since most of the wood pellets are derived from newly harvested trees, the immediate impact on Earth’s climate is worse than coal.
Wind power is an important component of any program that insures future energy independence and avoidance of climate change.
Efficiency of resource use can lower demand, but not if the underlying population is growing and hoping to catch up in lifestyle.
Pursuit of insect-free farming is resulting in a loss of diversity at higher trophic levels across the landscape.
When you decide to have a cup of coffee, you have already made your largest contribution to the energy used to deliver coffee to your cup.
Have the laws of physics been reversed?
All other policy actions that could be taken now won’t matter if we fail to curb climate change.