Save Winter: Stop Tar Sands

As the Winter Olympics gear up and athletes tear through snow and ice in their various sports, our minds may not be on climate change. Many have found it strange to read reports of no snow in Vancouver, but we know that because of global warming, future winter Olympic...

Health-Care Reform: A Good Start

When you strip off the rhetoric and the partisan politics and remove the fear factor, the health-care legislation working its way to President Barack Obama’s desk is, for most Americans, the healthiest medicine ever offered. Sure, there are missing pieces and probably...

Let’s Chuck the Bottle

Bottled pollution. I know we’re a nation of inveterate consumers, but who would buy pollution in a bottle? Well, millions of Americans do, to the tune of $11 billion-worth a year. That’s the size of our bottled-water industry, dominated by such giants as...