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.

Social Good Summit 2013

As to the debate on the benefits of “clicktavism” or the impact of social media—the take away was: “Stop differentiating between online and offline and figure out how to get the job done.”

Activist, Mother, ExxonMobil Shareholder: Jane Dale Owen

Owen told me, “Houston made me become an environmentalist because of the air pollution.”

President Obama Vows To Cut Pollution

Obama addressed the climate deniers with the simple sentence, “We don’t have time for the meeting of the Flat Earth Society.”

Mother’s Day: Political Moms Mobilize For Climate Change

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) states, “I joined the Safe Climate Caucus because climate change is a threat and we must engage Republicans on the science of this issue.

Air Quality Awareness Week

Air Quality Awareness Week is on the calendar for April 29 through May 3, with the goal of bringing recognition to this vital concern.

Bicameral Task Force Tackles Climate Change

At the forefront of bringing awareness to all things green is Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), who serves as a ranking Democratic member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

“ExxonMobil Hates Your Children” and This Ad

There are a plethora of ads put forth by oil companies to promote the “social good” they are doing. As a writer on environmental issues, I happen to be aware of the flip side of the story. So while British Petroleum pushes their “Voices from the Gulf” tourism travelogues about how great it is to […]

New Study: High Pollution=Low Birth Weight=Unhealthy Babies

A study published on February 6, 2013 in the journal “Environmental Health Perspectives” posits, “Maternal exposure to outdoor air pollution is associated with low birth weight.”

Fracking Causes Friction In “Promised Land”

In the tradition of “The China Syndrome” and “Silkwood,” “Promised Land” uses mainstream entertainment to delve into American values, corporate responsibility, and activism.