Conservation

Connect the Dots

What American didn’t learn how to play "Connect the Dots" as a kid? The game is simple: Look at all the numbered dots on the page and begin tracing lines … Read more

Encourage Global Warming Literacy

Al Gore’s newest book, An Inconvient Truth, has been on best seller’s lists for some time and was recently nominated by 6,000 booksellers and librarians for the Quill Book of … Read more

Will U.S. Run Amuck on Teshekpuk?

Even after all the troubles with the BP pipeline in Alaska this past month, the Bush administration is not slowing down its drill, drill, drill mentality when it comes to … Read more

Campuses Taking the Lead on Global Warming Solutions

"Sea-bed plan to store carbon", a recent BBC News article, details the theory that storing carbon dioxide under the sea could help to reduce global warming and will probably pose no … Read more

Eight Thousand Petition Congress

"The first requisite of a good citizen in this Republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight."  Theodore Roosevelt I was thinking of … Read more

Wal-Mart Green

There have been a lot of conversations about the “new green” Wal-Mart since CEO H. Lee Scott Jr. announced that he was transforming Wal-Mart into a green machine. Some skeptics … Read more

Scaling Mountains: The Big Guy and the Monster

My friend, Justin, just climbed Denali and the official expedition name was “Big Guy and the Monster”. And Denali is, indeed, a monster! Seeing Justin’s amazing summit pictures made me … Read more

ExxonMobil-Thriving on Illusion and Confusion

During the Civil War, General Robert E. Lee made cannons out of blackened logs and marched noisy troops up an down the lines to create an illusion of much greater … Read more

Grassroots or Astroturf?

Warning. A public relations firm hired four months ago by the Alaska State Legislature–see story here–could be coming soon to a media outlet near you. Pac/West Communications set up a … Read more

Senate Passes Offshore Drilling Bill

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) must be holding his breath right now. He recently broke ranks and voted for a bill to open up 8.3 million acres in Florida’s side of … Read more