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By Paul Ehrlich / On August 27th, 2008

Stanford professor Paul Ehrlich delivered a seminar to the Long Now Foundation a few weeks ago, and you can watch it here. Ehrlich offers an overview of the "state of the world" from the point of view...

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By Jay Inslee / On August 19th, 2008

Since my trip to Mumbai last March, I have committed myself full bore, with every fiber of my being, to pushing a legislative agenda that could bust through the solid barrier of congressional apathy and create an aggressive American response to global...

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By Jay Inslee / On August 14th, 2008

With the dead weight of one hundred years of petro chemical consumption paired with the overwhelming wave of development in the Indias of the world, how can we turn the tide of global warming?...

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By Stephen Pyne / On July 10th, 2008

". . .the Gap Fire has scorched more than 10,000 acres of land, stretching its flaming wings to the south, east, and west, seriously threatening hundreds of houses, and forcing thousands of Goleta and countless mountain community residents out of their...