We’re All Taking Dirty Pictures

We’re All Taking Dirty Pictures

Maybe you’re not the type to take dirty pictures with your phone. But even if you only snap photos of your dogs and what’s for dinner, there’s a good chance your images could be up to some pretty dirty business. When you post a photo on Facebook or...
Saving Tax Dollars by Treading More Lightly

Saving Tax Dollars by Treading More Lightly

I can’t easily reduce my own footprint on the planet in some of the ways that I’d like. Sure, I can walk and take the bus instead of driving some of the time, and I can turn off the lights when I leave a room. What about the big stuff? I’m talking about retrofitting...
A Fossil-Fueled Bombshell

A Fossil-Fueled Bombshell

Royal Dutch Shell buried a bombshell in its recently released 2013 annual report. Amid 200 pages of predictably and mind-numbingly dry text, the world’s seventh-largest oil company foreshadowed something big. Here are the exact words, which Shell buried in the...

Our Choice: Control Carbon or Be Cooked

I never much liked the idea of arms control. During the Cold War, we managed our nuclear arsenals rather than reduced them. We treated our nukes like huge, dangerous animals. We restricted their movements but gave them ample care and feeding. Until recently, getting...