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earl-merkel's picture
Apr.10.2014
Mother Gaia is not amused... (Photo, at right) Huh: there's a double feature over at the cheap-ticket theater down the block: "An Inconvenient Truth" AND "Blazing Saddles"... fair, if rather unbalanced... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2600681/Cut-eating-baked-beans-reduce-smelly-...
will-durst's picture
Apr.09.2014
According to a new UN report, there’s good news and bad news about global warming. The good news is—it’s worse than we thought. Yeah. That’s the good news. The bad news—you don’t want to know. Because then there’s worse news and ultimately, “holy moley, is that an asteroid the size of a mini-...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Mar.18.2014
In the 3rd grade my brain was always somewhere else when it came to classroom work. Some of us are wired to daydream and find other things to think about. That made it tough to concentrate on things like math games.  Our 3rd grade teacher liked math games. One day she had us naming...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Feb.17.2014
In my keynote for Staging Sustainability 2014, I was asked to define “sustainability.” “The implicit meaning of the term refers to its opposite,” I told the group. “We fear having damaged ecosystems so much that life on Earth will soon be unsustainable, so sustainability names our search...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Feb.12.2014
I spent a chunk of last week in a very cold and snowy Toronto at Staging Sustainability 2014, a conference with the subtitle “People. Planet. Profit. Performance.” It was masterminded by Ian Garrett of the Center for Sustainable Practice in The Arts, who teaches at York...
hank-quense's picture
Nov.24.2013
  In a stunning announcement that caught Washington DC by surprise, Republicans now say that they believe climate change is real and getting worse. FNN political reporter Stacy Conundrum continues her report.  Once everyone had digested the changed position, the Republicans dropped...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Jul.30.2013
            You want to keep major cities like New York and Miami from drowning, but congressional dolts won't allow a solution? Fortunately, there’s a simple way to get them on board if we think out of the box, or, to be more specific, out of the galaxy.   ...
jeffrey-ricker's picture
Jun.17.2013
I'm still sore. Last week I volunteered at an organic farm just across the river in Illinois, and spent my day packing CSA boxes, weeding beets, planting lettuce and watermelons, learning to trellis tomatoes, fertilizing eggplants, harvesting scallions, and digging up turnips. I spent my day...
earl-merkel's picture
Mar.17.2013
From our "Alfred E. Newman/'What, ME Worry?'" -files: Having been on a project deadline most of the past week, this one surfaced on my radar screen late. As did the latest China/hacking story, the "North Korea Declares Korean War Back ON!" story, and Iran playing "I repeat everything YOU say/...
allan-goldstein's picture
Mar.04.2013
            The deepest divide in politics isn’t between the right and the left.  The greatest gap is between the politics of show and the politics of go.             The politics of...