Get a FREE Issue of Earth Island Journal
Sign up for our no-risk offer today.

Go Back: Home > Earth Island Journal > Archives > Autumn 2007

Autumn 2007

The Energy Issue
volume 22 no. 3
Autumn 2007 cover

From the Editor

Each day brings fresh evidence of how humanity’s reckless carbon consumption fuels atmospheric changes. Europe experienced a particularly bizarre summer, as erratic weather simultaneously brought a heat wave to the Balkans and floods to Britain. Climate models predict that in coming decades wet regions will get wetter and dry regions will suffer more droughts. A new study suggests that climate change will even make ocean waves travel faster (see “Temperature Gauge,” page 23).

Yet the US Congress appears unable to adequately address the crisis. To reduce carbon emissions will require sweeping changes in how …more


Contents

Money for Nothing
In South America, business has always overshadowed biodiversity.
Harnessing the Wind
The Fission Division
Will Nuclear Power Split the Green Movement?
Everyone Has a Story: Aaron Lehmer
Earth Island News: Earth Island Project Reports
Earth Island News: International Marine Mammal Project
In Loving Memory of Gretchen Wyler
World Reports: Reimagining the World
An excerpt from Paul Hawken's new book Blessed Unrest
World Reports: Temperature Gauge
Trouble Brewing
1,000 Words: Intolerable Beauty
World Reports: Spyhopping
Toyotas vs. Tortillas
World Reports: Moving Mountains
The Human Costs of Our Coal Economy
In Review: The 11th Hour
In Review: The Carbon Buster’s Home Energy Handbook
Slowing Climate Change and Saving Money

7.8650

Subscribe
Today

Four issues for just
$10 a year.

cover thumbnail EIJ

Join Now!

 

7.8650