Talking about the weather isn't small talk any more.
Blair Mountain was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009, but coal operators pressed to have it removed in 2010.
An impassioned look at the environmental, climate, and health dangers -and unsafe working conditions - created by the coal industry.
Living on a farm makes me think long and deep about food deficits here at home and around the world, deficits far more menacing than budget deficits.
The first ever report from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean warns of mass extinction of marine life.
If the environment continues to heat rapidly, permafrost will melt ever faster, releasing greenhouse gases to such an extent that it overwhelms any possible improvement by human action.
Young girls and women who have been exposed to air pollution may have had their DNA mutated, causing them to contract breast cancer before menopause.
Another reason to curb Big Oil: scientists are warning of danger to fetal development from chemicals found in crude oil.
What's the budget debate about? Obama put the question of "how to balance the budget" in the context of "what kind of country will we be?"
Specific themes and topics of the book include the anti-nuclear movement and the needed unification of environmentalists and unions.