Written by Mark Tercek | April 11th, 2013
Our CEO Mark Tercek speaks with writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben about his thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline, how environmental organizations can get more done and what he would do if he had Mark’s job leading the Conservancy.
Written by Nicole Levins | April 1st, 2013
Written by Rob McDonald | June 18th, 2012
We live in the Anthropocene — the Age of Man on our planet, say most scientists. But Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald asks: Do we actually have the scientific knowledge to manage Spaceship Earth… or replace its natural systems?
Written by Bob Lalasz | October 10th, 2011
Is the idea of timeless nature a myth — and could we make nature even better than it is “naturally”? The author of the new book “Rambunctious Garden” has some surprising answers.
Written by Darci Palmquist | March 3rd, 2011
Written by Nicole Levins | September 13th, 2010
Written by Brad Parker | September 10th, 2010
Written by Darci Palmquist | November 24th, 2009
Sorry to be a Debbie Downer, but today’s news isn’t uplifting: the global water problem needs more attention, oceans are becoming less effective at storing CO2 and we’ve underestimated the pace and extent of climate change. Oh, and Obama loses to Nasheed in the ring. Let’s hold out hope that the sun will come out tomorrow. A new [...]
Written by Darci Palmquist | October 27th, 2009
It’s indeed a bright green morning today, with positive news everywhere: International Climate Day of Action a big success! Smart meters galore! And here’s the big news: a new study shows your personal actions can make a difference in the fight against climate change! Take that, all you climate change pessimists. Bill McKibben says we need to “stop [...]
Written by Darci Palmquist | October 2nd, 2009
It’s Friday and you might already be thinking about your weekend, or at least the cocktail you’ll start the weekend with at 5:01 pm today. If you like your martinis straight-up and dry, this morning’s news round-up featuring climate change is for you. We hope it doesn’t leave you shaken… just a little stirred. Bill McKibben has [...]