Larry Schweiger’s Archive

Will Someone Finally Ask If News Corp. Was Behind Hacked Climate Emails?

It’s been frustrating that for all the rightful attention paid to The News of the World phone hacking scandal, virtually no journalist has been willing to ask if News Corp.’s lawbreaking extended into email hacking.

Media Proves Gore Right on Climate Coverage

Al Gore’s Rolling Stone essay spent four times as much space comparing the news media to pro wrestling referees than it did urging President Obama to act on the climate crisis. So what did media coverage of Gore’s piece exclusively focus on?

What If There Be No Goose Music?

Aldo Leopold shared his concern for the future of his children in his renowned essay “Goose Music,” which first appeared in his classic book A Sand County Almanac: “I hope …

Why Doesn’t the United States Have an Energy Policy To Create Jobs and Protect the Environment?

 By Larry J. Schweiger  I hope you will join me at National Wildlife Federation’s 75th Anniversary Gala on April 13 in Washington D.C.  We’ll honor Robert Redford and the many …

What Should Congress Do with EPA’s Carbon Rules?

I posted this on the National Journal blog in response to the question of what Congress should do in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s rules to regulate carbon under …

A Family for the Future of Wildlife

“For the nature of tomorrow, we must be the change that the world desperately needs today”  Also posted on National Wildlife magazine: I HAVE LONG THOUGHT of the National Wildlife …

Sustaining Life: How Our Health Depends on Biodiversity

My friend Dr. Eric Chivian, and Dr. Aaron Bernstein, both with Harvard Medical School’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, have published an excellent summary of the many diverse …

An Earth Ethic—Revisited

(Cross-posted from National Wildlife magazine) HAVE YOU NOTICED that wild strawberries picked from tendrils growing in the most impoverished, barren soils have the sweetest fruits? In their struggle for moisture …

Americans Want More Clean Energy & Climate Action, Not Less

Saying things that are boring but true won’t get you invited on all the Sunday talk shows. You’ll get a lot more attention for saying things that are interesting but …

Hike and Seek – Getting Outdoors With a Kid in Your Life This Weekend

By Larry Schweiger As a child I was fortunate enough to spend many hours outdoors with my father, who was a dog trainer and hunter. My dad died more than …

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