Wangari Maathai started a campaign that planted trees by the millions, not only to restore forests but also to provide impoverished Kenyans with fireplace fuel and income.
Americans assume environmental regulation is bad for business. Worse, they think that public health and safety are already protected in full.
Industry PR campaigns may have driven down some measures of public concern, but they’ve failed to turn Americans against renewable energy and stricter regulation of greenhouse gases.
Gas grill or charcoal? For more than 30 years, backyard barbecue chefs have had essentially the same two choices, neither completely satisfying.Inside MinnPost: Introducing Earth Journal, by Ron Meador