IPCC Report: Impacts, Adapation, Vulnerability

The top phrases pulled from the report are drought, extreme heat, floods, coastal erosion, disease, hunger, food instability, war and refugees.

Exxon CEO Wants to Keep Fracking Out of His Backyard

In the United States, ExxonMobil has the biggest footprint as a producer of natural gas by fracking.

India, Human Rights and the Bhullar Case

Commenting on the conditions of imprisonment, Gurpatwant Pannun emphasized, “Bhullar has been detained for the last eighteen years in appalling conditions, including solitary confinement.

Sports and Health: What Price Glory?

The injuries suffered as a result of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and anabolic steroid use have parallels and similarities.

The Empathy Gap between Us and Them

I kept perseverating about the parents of black male teenagers that I know, and the fear that they must be feeling.

Sandy Turns The Tide With A Surge Of Climate Support

Because of “Superstorm” Sandy, a groundswell of support to have a conversation about climate change can no longer be suppressed.

Separation Anxiety in Dogs: Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks?

Over 15,000,000 dogs suffer from anxiety in the United States alone.

A New Take on Mother’s Day

Over the past seventeen years, my views about motherhood have shifted, evolved, and been redefined.

Antibiotics in Your Food: What You Need To Know

In a 2010 Congressional hearing, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Agriculture (USDA)—along with the CDC—testified that a definitive link existed between antibiotic resistance in people and the “routine non-therapeutic use of antibiotic in industrial farming.”

The Clean Air Fight Continues In 2012

Despite testimony from a slew of health officials and organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Lung Association, pushback has continued based on the premise that regulations are an economy killer, or that the supply of electricity is at stake.