October 7, 2015
Tenth-century Anglo-Scandinavian King Canute, tired of sycophantic courtiers who praised him as all-powerful, took his throne to the ocean's edge and ordered the incoming tide to retreat. In answer, the waves washed upon the king's feet and continued to rise, shaming those who claimed he could control even the sea. One thousand years later, what will the California Public Utilities Commission do when confronted with the rising tide?
October 6, 2015
On October 5, after more than 5 years of closed-door negotiations, the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations finally reached an agreement on the increasingly controversial and unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. Here is what some environmental organizations had to say about a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
October 5, 2015
I was driving down from Denver where ten Sierra Club members and activists from New Mexico had traveled to testify in one of three EPA hearings on their newly proposed methane rules. The view was incredible with rainstorms rolling along the horizon, the sun illuminating the streaks of moisture...
October 2, 2015
In late September, the Sierra Club convened elected officials from across California to a Moving California Beyond Oil Summit, to address the problems of extreme crude facing the state, including fracking, urban oil drilling and explosive crude by rail, and how cities can adopt policies and leverage resources to transition the state to a clean fuel economy.
To fish or to mine? Alaskans must decide the future of a wild beach with a long history.
Lumber Liquidators was turning virgin trees from the world's last Siberian tiger habitat into floorboards.
Can you help Clueless U clean up its act? Play to find out.
A Columbia student helps Nepali villagers deal with climate change.
A wig made of sea sponge protects this crustacean from predators.
Wisconsin and Florida officials adopt the bureaucratic equivalent of sticking their fingers in their ears and saying "la la la."
Now a successful solar entrepreneur, in 1979 15-year-old Larry Hoang was one of the "Vietnamese boat people."
Paddling among gators and very colorful locals on the Big Bend Saltwater Trail.