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This eco-troubadour’s New Year’s resolution is to make things write

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to write a song. Unfortunately, this is the third January that particular resolution has been on my list. Indeed, I’ve been wallowing in lyrical ineptitude for the past two years. The good news …

I’m dreaming of a warm Christmas

Speaking of humor, Bush, and global warming, the folks over at Current TV aired the latest Super News episode on the very same topic. Enjoy. (Yes, I realize I'm a little late with this one, but I've been on vacation.)

Willie no longer free; Willie now $2.37

The New York Times has a nice piece on Willie Nelson's efforts to combine love (of family farmers) and hate (of oil wars) in a new business venture: biodiesel branded as BioWillie. "I knew we needed to have something that …

Party In My Pants

Reuseable menstrual pads are P.I.M.P.-in’

Squeamish boys should read no further. Sorry, fellas, it's not that kind of party. As Umbra has pointed out, a lady's monthly menses doesn't have to be an environmental catastrophe (emotional catastrophe is another matter). Instead, it can be a …

Gerald Prolman, CEO of Organic Bouquet, answers questions

Gerald Prolman. What work do you do? I’m CEO of Organic Bouquet. How does it relate to the environment? Organic Bouquet is the world’s first online organic florist. All the flowers we sell are grown in a manner that is …

Arctic Refuge drilling: Why bother with legislation?

Logically, Bush could just decree it.

Consider: President Bush argues that we are at war (against "terror"), that the war will go in indefinitely, and that he alone decides what constitutes a cessation of conflict. President Bush argues that the executive branch has what amounts to …

Cars and libertarianism

‘When you drive, society becomes an obstacle.’

This screed by George Monbiot is mostly directed at a particular set of UK organizations, but it contains worthy insights with broader application:

Increased lava flow …

I once claimed that environmental humor is never funny. But Will Ferrell as President Bush, speaking on global warming? Kinda funny. (via EE)

The top five environmental stories of 2005

Chock full of good news … ha ha …

Top 10 lists are all the rage, but if seeing King Kong the other night taught me anything, it's that more isn't always better. In that spirit, here are my nominations for the top five environmental stories of the year. …