If you missed Important Ideas #5 on environmental and energy claims in the first presidential debate, you can watch it here, or download an audio podcast.
Chances are you are environmentally responsible to one degree or another. You recycle your trash, purchase energy efficient light bulbs, buy natural cleaning supplies, all with the goal of leaving the world a better place for our children. But one way to make a big impact that you might have overlooked is by encouraging your children to lead eco-friendly lives. By leading the next generation to understand and care about the environment as much as we do, you can help your children to grow up into environmentally conscious adults.
Think treatments for erectile dysfunction only lead to cheesy television advertisements? They do, but the popularity of “Himalayan viagra” is also creating environmental damage in Asia.
Steven Smith threw the dice; he quit his job and sunk his savings into restoring land in the South Bronx that was once an illegal dump. It paid off.
The Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa make up only 5 percent of the world’s population, yet they take in more than 20 percent of the world’s grain exports. Imports to the region have jumped from 30 million tons of grain in 1990 to nearly 70 million tons in 2011. Now imported grain accounts for nearly 60 percent of regional grain consumption. With water scarce, arable land limited, and production stagnating, grain imports are likely to continue rising.
FOX News loves to criticize the EPA. Here are ten examples of criticisms that just don’t meet the truth test.
Do you think you can reduce your annual trash to squeeze inside a single quart size jar? Well, Bea Johnson and her family did, and so can you. You probably [ … ]
Going green is the latest fad. Environmental conservation is at the heart of a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Whether you are motivated by health, environmental concerns or current trends, there’s a [ … ]
Raising money for non-profit organizations and charitable causes has always required a bit of salesmanship and a lot of creative thinking: charities not only have to pitch potential donors, and [ … ]
Until a few days ago, I’d never heard of the DOCUMERICA project, an effort by the EPA in the 1970s to “capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and [ … ]
We love quick fixes. On oh-so many levels, we try to quickly and easily fix something without thinking ahead to the potential longer term problems that often result from the [ … ]
Dang. Ever see water that ignites upon leaving the tap? If not, then you might be interested in seeing Gasland, a recent film by Josh Fox that dives into the [ … ]
Honeybees are in danger and need our help. In the last few years, populations have decreased in half, due to diesease and the mysterious Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), which has [ … ]