Nearly a third of all airplane deaths are preventable, but in the decisive moment most of us will freeze up.
Our neighbor to the north’s once-celebrated record of environmental science research and climate change policy has been thoroughly turned on its head over the past decade. And tense negotiations over the Keystone XL pipeline may have damaged Canada’s relationship with the U.S.
The Geowives, a social club for women whose husbands work in the energy industry, is having difficulty attracting new members, but the existing group remains committed to its Tuesday afternoon lunches.
Last year, 23 people in America died from lightning strikes. And over the last 70 or so years, lightning has killed more people than hurricanes.
Traveling to places where not much remains.
We should continue to fight for new building codes and oppose the construction of new oil pipelines—and more ambitious projects still—but only because they offer hope and aspiration in the midst of despair, not because they will actually help at this point.
It might be the only way for our National Park Service to nurture the kind of ecological awareness required for a genuine environmental ethic.
It's conservationist against conservationist as those that care most about biodiversity and wilderness argue over the best way to manage and protect what little we have left.