But Public Opinion Tells Another Tale ...
Last April, a CNN/Opinion Research Poll found that a whopping 71% of Americans thought that the EPA should be allowed to move forward with greenhouse gas regulations. Before that, a
Ah, mountaintop removal mining. It's perhaps the most needlessly destructive practice we've currently got going -- there's nothing quite like blowing entire mountains to bits to make getting at coal seams a little cheaper.
One of the primary reasons that many Americans remain confused about climate change is that the cable news network that they get their news from actively works to keep them confused. It's hardly a secret that Fox News sets and follows a politically
Along with being part of the upcoming green celebrity baby boom, Jessica Alba is also the celebrity spokeswoman for Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families -- and she took her anti-toxin message on the road this week when she
"Mad Men" actress January Jones continues her work with Oceana's shark conservation in this new PSA she filmed while swimming with whale sharks in Belize's Gladden Spit Marine Reserve. Though whale sharks are among the ocean's largest,
This post is the first in a series about the state of American climate skepticism. I'll be expanding upon the ideas put forward in my recent Slate piece, Do Climate Skeptics Change Their Minds?, so read that first. Image: YouTube ScreenGrab
So Why Was
While we're still waiting to hear more of the green details from today's royal wedding -- were there sustainable materials in that Alexander McQueen dress? What organic foods were served at the reception? Are William and
The very notion that Donald Trump is actually being perceived by some as a serious contender in the 2012 presidential race is surreal enough -- but when he starts elaborating on what his actual policies would look like, we venture into the realm of
Sir Richard Branson owns two islands in the Caribbean, but what exactly he planned to do with them has inspired plenty of rumors, from selling them off to turning one into an eco-friendly resort. But CNN reports he's made a plan for
Was there ever a man who was wrong more often about more stuff than Glenn Beck? I know history has its share of demagogues, but Beck is certain to go down as one of the most profoundly prolific. Yesterday, he revived an old meme that conservative
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Sheryl Crow is the latest A-lister to enter the world of celebrity cookbooks: Her effort, called "If It Makes You Healthy," is a collaboration with her personal chef, Chuck White, and contains 125 recipes --
"Avatar" director and passionate environmentalist James Cameron talked to MSNBC this week and, according to Ecorazzi, he had some advice for the country's young, aspiring eco-warriors. "They're not living in denial;
Susan Sarandon has lent her voice to environmental causes before -- this time, the actress narrates this brief video on the horrors of mountaintop removal coal mining. The video does a pretty good job of capturing how despicable the very notion of MTR
Liam Neeson has joined UNICEF as the organization's newest Goodwill Ambassador, but those who've followed his humanitarian work, says Tonic, the appointment wasn't much of a shock: The actor has worked with the
If you think the importance of culture goes no further than what you hear on the radio or see on television, then you're sorely underestimating the long-term impact of art, movies, music, celebrities, and cultural phenomenons.
But: We're not. TreeHugger
Yesterday, in a tirade spurred by the strange, continued praise of News Corps snake-oily 'carbon neutral' efforts, I argued that Fox News has done more than any other media outlet in the world to prevent