Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, an important voice in climate change research, is about to take oil company funding. Is it going to be another case of industry buying academic influence? WhoWhatWhy takes a closer look.
From time to time, WhoWhatWhy will bring you unusual perspectives you probably won’t find elsewhere. You may agree or disagree, but you can be sure it’ll be thought-provoking. This piece from Victor Wallis, who teaches history and politics at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, argues that putting forth a token person or effort to mark progress in issues of gender, race or environment may hamper advancement.
What do you do when you don’t trust the state or federal government to protect your community from a powerful industry that you believe threatens your health, your quality of life, and your financial future? One option: Make what the industry does a crime. Here, we look at one small community that is taking a stand—and hoping a symbolic step becomes a catalyst for bigger things.
From living bridges, to the world’s cheapest light bulb – bright ideas to rethink our environment.
How great is green consumerism? Video from our new associate Lori Harfenist.
How we can learn from leaves: Artificial photosynthesis could be the key to unlocking the sun’s full energy potential.
More and more people angrily declare Climate Change a fraudulent concept. Apparently, all environmental groups and scientists are in cahoots….
‘Ground-breaking’ scientific research could unleash the huge potential of aquatic biomass in creating a sustainable energy supply.
Next Mideast revolts predicted. The Koch Brothers Love…the ACLU(?) And FYI on GMOS.