volume 28 no 3
Remember Peak Oil? Before fracking opened up vast amounts of gas and shale oil, before the protests against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, before BP’s Deepwater Horizon blowout, peak oil was one of environmentalists’ chief concerns. Greens said that, at some point soon, crude oil production would decline, forcing a spike in petroleum prices that would fundamentally alter life as we know it. The prediction was at once a warning and a hope: We had to prepare for an era of oil scarcity, and in those preparations lay the groundwork for a less …more
- Something’s Fishy
- The Central Pacific Nation of Kiribati Boasts It Has Created One of the Largest No-Fishing Marine Reserves in the World. Unfortunately, It’s Not True.
- An Extreme Energy Roadtrip’s Postcard from the Edge
- Blowing the Tops off of Mountains, Fracturing Communities, Digging for Tar Sands in the Desert…
- Back from the Dead
- We’re on the Verge of Being Able to Revive Extinct Species. But Even If We Could, Does that Mean We Should?
- Earth Island Reports: Plastic Pollution Coalition
- Businesses Go Beyond Plastic
- Earth Island Reports: New Leaders Initiative
- Meet the 2013 Brower Youth Awards Winners
- Green Machine
- The US Military is the World’s Largest Fuel Guzzler. It’s also Leading the Charge to Break Our Addiction to Oil.
- 1,000 Words: Hooked on Phonics
- Mark Fischer
- Modified Stands
- Will genetically engineered trees help save the climate or will they alter forests forever?
- +/-: Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor?
- +/-: The Green Economy and a Path to Citizenship
- +/-: More Immigration = More Americans = Less Wilderness
- Conversation: Naomi Klein
- In Review: Take My Advice
- Letters to a Young Scientist
By Edward O. Wilson
Liveright, 2013, 256 pages
- In Review: Now and Never
- The Once and Future World: Finding Wilderness in the Nature We’ve Made
By J.B. MacKinnon
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013, 240 pages
- Voices: A Tale of Two Wolves