volume 25 no. 3
In late July, as the Eastern Seaboard sweated through the second punishing heat wave of a restless summer, it was difficult to know which was the worse environmental disaster: the just-barely-contained BP blowout in the Gulf of Mexico or the failure of the US Senate (the “greatest deliberative body in the world”?) to even debate long-overdue climate legislation. The waters of the Gulf and the political culture in Washington seemed equally poisoned. Across the country I heard expressions of surprise that the Macondo oil well had finally, mercifully, been capped. And if many were …more
- We Are All Louisianans
- No Comment
- Despite a flood of information about the Gulf spill, there’s very little understanding of its impacts.
- Hide and Leak
- BP’s Cleanup Is More Like a Cover up. Holding the Company Accountable Will Require Digging for the Truth.
- Disaster in Another Language
- The Oil Spill May Hit the Gulf’s Vietnamese Community Hardest
- Web of Destruction
- From Grand Bargain to Devil’s Bargain
- How the BP Disaster Sank the Climate Bill
- Feedback: Letters & E-mails
- Around the World: Local News from All Over
- Temperature Gauge: Notes from a Warming World
- Spyhopping: “Ecocide”: The Fifth War Crime?
- Earth Island Reports: Announcing the 2010 BYA Winners!
- Save the Date!
- Earth Island Reports: Sustainable World Coalition
- Required Reading
- Earth Island Reports: Project Survival Media
- Local Solutions
- Earth Island Reports: Plastic Pollution Coalition
- The Bioplastic Labyrinth
- Earth Island Reports: New Earth Island Projects
- Earth Island Reports: International Marine Mammal Project
- The Cove Spurs Free-Speech Dialogue in Japan; IWC Spares Whaling Moratorium
- Dispatches: Night Vision
- A writer takes a journey into the dark and finds that there is a lot to see
- Dispatches: Forests Forever
- Environmentalists and Logging Companies in Canada Recently Inked One of the Biggest Conservation Agreements in History. Can the Deal Stick?
- 1,000 Words: Awfully Beautiful
- David Maisel
- Conversation: Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson
- +/–: Got a Light?
- Deserts vs. Big Solar
- +/–: Solar Belongs on Rooftops
- +/–: To Fight Big Pollution, We Need Big Solar
- Dispatches: Not a Square to Spare
- Toilet paper, it turns out, grows on trees
- In Review: Who’s Going to Clean Up This Mess?
- 3 Films
- In Review: Crude World
- By Peter Maas
288 pages, Knopf, 2009
- In Review: Don’t Be Such a Scientist
- by Randy Olson
216 pages, Island Press, 2009
- In Review: Schneider’s Last Stand
- Science as a Contact Sport
by Stephen Schneider, PhD
290 pages, National Geographic Books, 2010
- Voices: Leave the Leaves