For the first 50 years after plastic was invented, the idea of only using the long-lasting material once was blasphemous, an affront to values of frugality honed over years of […]
By Richard Heinberg For the United States and much of the rest of the world, the 1970s were a time of high oil prices, surging inflation, stock market swoons, political […]
What can you say about governments that, in the midst of a global food crisis, choose instead to feed machines? You might say they were crazy, uncaring or cruel. But […]
An NPR/Ipsos poll released in January revealed that the overwhelming majority of Americans believe that U.S. democracy is “in crisis and at risk of failing.” What the poll does not […]
Living things need carbon dioxide to grow and we, humans, are constantly breathing it out. It can’t really be a pollutant…can it?