volume 26 no 1
I’ve always been surprised that so many environmentalists, typically found on the political left, are such stalwart believers in the conservative doctrine of supply-side economics.
For proof, just look at the various enviro-campaigns against the fossil fuel industry. Hoping to choke the coal industry, greens go after strip mines in Appalachia. Determined to address the risks from natural gas “fracking,” campaigners demand state-level moratoriums on the practice. The same thinking is at work in the fight against the Canadian tar sands. Convinced that they can slow the razing of the boreal forest if they …more
- Not a Pretty Picture
- More than 500 cosmetics sold in the United States contain chemicals banned from beauty products in Europe, Canada, and Japan.
A proposed law aims to change that.
- Riding the Long Wave
- A writer paddles the Salish Sea and ponders the impacts of our society’s short attention span.
- Crude Conundrum
- Canada’s Tar Sands Are Dirty, Dangerous … and Managed by Awfully Nice Folks. Does that Make them Ethically Just?
- Tunnel Vision
- Oil companies are determined to build two massive new pipelines to transport crude from the tar sands. Local activists, concerned about spills and water quality, have geared up to fight them.
- Feedback: Letters & Emails
- Around the World: Local News from All Over
- Temperature Gauge: Notes from a Warming World
- Spyhopping: Fluoride, Toothpaste and the A-Bomb
- Earth Island Reports: Campaign to Safeguard America’s Waters
- Save the Whales! … And the Frogs and Fish!
- Earth Island Reports: Sacred Land Film Project
- Notes from Hallowed Ground
- Earth Island Reports: International Marine Mammal Project
- Sting Supports the Dolphins
- Earth Island Reports: Brower Youth Awards
- New Book Offers a Roadmap for Change Makers
- Earth Island Reports: Plastic Pollution Coalition
- Information Recycled, Reused, and Improved
- Earth Island Reports: Serengeti Watch
- Safeguarding the Great Migration
- Earth Island Reports: New Projects
- Dispatches: If You Save It, Will They Come?
- China’s New Parks
- 1,000 Words: Chris Jordan
- Running the Numbers
- Dispatches: Fighting Spirit
- Dispatches: After the Gold Rush?
- Dispatches: New Frontiers for Black Gold
- Dispatches: Caution: Wide Load
- +/-: Gas Attack? … Or Friendly Fire?
- +/-: Natural Gas: A Bridge to Nowhere
- +/-: Ally Renewables with Natural Gas
- Conversation: Janine Benyus
- In Review: Drowning Academic Freedom
- Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story
Written, Produced, and Directed by Larkin McPhee
- In Review: Movements Beyond Movements
- Journal Bookshelf
- In Review: Can’t Find My Way Home
- You Are Here: Why We Can Find Our Way to the Moon, but Get Lost in the Mall
by Colin Ellard
336 pages, Doubleday, 2009
- In Review: A Child of Dystopia Reads Ecotopia
- Ecotopia: The Novel of Your Future
by Ernest Callenbach
181 pages, Bantam New Age Book, 1975
- Voices: Still Crazy After All These Years