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Putting U Money Where U Mouth Is

U.S. colleges get schooled in sustainability Remember how report-card time brought a mix of emotions — excitement, anxiety, a little bit of vomit in your mouth? Oh, to be a student again. But last week, the tables were turned as …

Eh, You’ll Be Fine

U.S. says some gray wolves no longer need Endangered Species Act protection The U.S. government announced yesterday that it will remove 4,000 gray wolves in the western Great Lakes area from Endangered Species Act protections and work to delist 1,200 …

A defense of carbon offsets from Adam Stein of TerraPass

They’re not a silver bullet, but they generally work

The last few days have been rough for carbon offsets on Gristmill, with our own Gar Lipow launching several broadsides at the whole concept. Adam Stein over at TerraPass offered to reply to some of the criticisms. Naturally, Stein is …

Space mirrors! [cue disco music]

U.S. response to IPCC is … something

The IPCC sent an early draft of its latest report to various world governments, seeking comment. The U.S. response (PDF) should surprise no one: it sought to push the IPCC in a favorable ideological direction. That means downplaying the negative …

Have Some Class: Week of Action in action

Students unite to fight climate change

This week, young people at high-school and college campuses across the nation will be getting action. No, just kidding (?), they’ll be taking action — to raise awareness about climate change during the Week of Action sponsored by Campus Climate …

House committee hearings on politicization of climate science: guess who the Republicans invited?

Our old friend

Later this morning (Tues.), the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform — led by Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Ranking Member Tom Davis (R-VA) — will hold hearings on Bush administration political interference with climate scientists. Now here’s a …

Bush grabs more power; sun rises in east

Now it’s regulatory

These are not words that lend themselves to restful sleep: President Bush has signed a directive that gives the White House much greater control over the rules and policy statements that the government develops to protect public health, safety, the …

'Tis the season (for wicked curry in a wicked hurry)

Yummy veggie curry

Despite the fact that I am an omnivore, I belong to a vegetarian dining co-op that meets weekly. There are nine of us, and we each prepare dinner once every nine weeks. Several people in the co-op eat meat as …

Super Bowl gets greener, renewables could power half the world by 2050, and more

Read the articles mentioned at the end of the podcast: Leader Hosin’ But I’m a Cheerleader Plus, Only Teams With Animal Names Can Play The Neverending Tory This Just (W)in Read the articles mentioned at the end of the podcast: …