Where Will We Find Leadership to Save the Planet?

Governments don't lead, they follow.  This truth came to mind as I tried to look past the disappointment of President Trump's decision to reject the Paris climate agreement.  His choice to give up America's leadership toward a clean energy future will hurt not only the planet's environment, but also damage our national economy and our … Continue reading Where Will We Find Leadership to Save the Planet?

A President’s Final Words on Climate Change

“Without some common baseline of facts; without a willingness to admit new information, and concede that your opponent is making a fair point, and that science and reason matter, we’ll keep talking past each other, making common ground and compromise impossible. ... Take the challenge of climate change. In just eight years, we’ve halved our … Continue reading A President’s Final Words on Climate Change

Three Things Anyone–including you–Can Do to Help the Environment

David BrowerSomedays I feel like the task is too great, the struggle too demanding. A report about new--or decades old--toxins in the air and water; the count of 180 invasive species in the Great Lakes; the latest disturbing data on a warming planet; or just one more patch of litter along my favorite river; all … Continue reading Three Things Anyone–including you–Can Do to Help the Environment