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.
We extend our deepest sympathy and solidarity to the people of Japan in the unfathomable tragedy that is still unfolding, and we think about the wider implications.
While much of the talk about "peak oil" can be dismissed as hysterical catastrophizing, there is an underlying reality that humankind must come to grips with.
The EPA vetoed the permit for the Logan County mine, a symbol of the debate over mountain top removal mining that has been embroiled in litigation since 1998.
Connecticut prepares for debate between "Drill, baby, drill" or "Spin, baby, spin," wind turbines vs. fossil fuels.
As we look ahead to the new year, coyotes wandering around Chicago offer some lessons to keep in mind.
Comprehensive energy and climate policies, and infrastructure spending on clean transportation, could create 3.7 million jobs in the U.S., a new study shows.
It doesn't seem as if the big industrial nations are serious about trying to halt global warming.
WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.
In recent years, musicians have begun to weigh in on important social, economic, and especially environmental issues.