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.
While scientists around the world are coming to a growing consensus concurring on the reality of global warming, Americans are being polarized along political lines.
Earth Day is usually accompanied by two divergent approaches: One is the nice, feel-good style of school observances; the other is vaguely or explicitly apocalyptic.