The Genesis solar plant, costing $1.2 billion, has been hailed as a success, but at what cost?
Monsanto's glyphosate, sold as "roundup," is the most widely-used herbicide. In Colombia, however, it's also a weapon of war.
"Another derailment and explosion of a train carrying oil. We need to get these exploding death trains off the tracks."
Shell's dabbling in the Chukchi Sea, most feel, is now inevitable; for the moment, the Beaufort Sea won't be touched, but even that could change.
Cuba is breaking new ground in production yields, organic farming techniques, sustainability, and food security.
"California water policy, water management, and infrastructure need to be changed: those systems were built in an old climate and the reality is, we're in a new climate."
Muir is best known for his sojourn in Yosemite Valley from 1868 to 1874; at his urging, Congress established Yosemite National Park in October 1890.
"It's all well and good that the wealthy are having their lawns painted green, but that's not a solution."
"At the heart of this campaign is consumer rights. People deserve to know what they are eating and feeding their children."
Activists attended a forum on proposed climate and environmental legislation for New York City.