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By Laurie Mazur / On May 22nd, 2017

A round-table discussion with environmental justice leaders on the challenges (and opportunities) of the Trump era

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By Laurie Mazur / On March 22nd, 2017

An interview with Miya Yoshitani, executive director of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)

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By Royal Gardner / On July 29th, 2013

Lawyers, Swamps, and Money is a periodic blog by Royal C. Gardner, author of...

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By Admin / On January 21st, 2013

  Well, it's officially President Obama's second term in office. And with his commitment to addressing climate change, we have compiled a list (in no particular order) of ten books...

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By Admin / On September 27th, 2011

They're arguing that a new study shows canned foods to be safe, even when lined with BPA. The problem? That's not what the study says.

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By Jonathan Isham / On June 29th, 2009

Today, hundreds of citizens are on the forefront of the climate movement; 20 years ago, in the summer of 1989, the fight against global warming had only two well-known spokespeople: Senator Al Gore and NASA Scientist Jim Hansen.  (Bill McKibben, now at...

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By Jonathan Isham / On February 25th, 2009

In times of great trial, the best politicians strive for Churchillian rhetoric – or better yet, simply quote Churchill.  And in tough times, no quote resounds more than Churchill’s memorable assessment, in late 1942, of the Battle of El Alamein, the...