According to a recent survey conducted by the Woods Institute for the Environment in collaboration with the Center for Ocean Solutions, a majority of Americans are in favor of preparing for climate change—but less than half of those surveyed want the government to pay for it.
Anthropologist Jane Goodall, the world’s expert on chimpanzees, opened her presentation to a lively CEMEX Auditorium on April 7 with series of primate calls, later translating them as greetings.
Reducing carbon dioxide emissions may no longer be enough to halt global warming, according to a new report produced by researchers at the Global Climate and Energy Project
In 2007, I wrote my first “Seeing Green” piece while stranded in Princeton’s student center (I went to the public rival-down-the-road, Rutgers) as my boyfriend coached swim practice. The column, “Oil for Breakfast,” detailed the myriad invisible ways fossil fuels support our daily lives — fueling the machine to fix the nitrogen to fertilize the corn to feed the pig to make the sausage, for example.
VICTORIA, BC — I spend a lot of time fear-mongering when I write a column. I think about the world’s numerous problems and how to convey them in non-technical terms. I list the ways these problems affect us directly and brainstorm metaphors for their severity. Most of these tidbits don’t make it into the final piece, but my columns do fall largely on the gloomy side.