Guest Commentary

Professor Dave Owen provides this guest blog. He teaches courses in environmental, natural resources, water, and administrative law at UC Hastings and is a co-author of a new report on groundwater...

Last November, the biennial Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs met in Nagasaki, Japan in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during...

“Who knows the perfect temperature for humans on this planet? I wouldn’t mind if it were warmer,” argued one businessman at a roundtable on climate change I was hosting at a conservative Christian...

Remember Paris? It was only a few months ago that governments from around the world agreed to pull together to address climate change, one of the greatest challenges of our time. This week, you...

This post originally appeared on the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s web site . Over the past five years, the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s leaders convened the members of the “Gullah/Geechee...

The Union of Concerned Scientists’ USA climate equity report, Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Rising Seas, landed in my mailbox the same day two impassioned articles I wrote about the...

El informe que publica hoy la Unión de Científicos Comprometidos (UCS, por sus siglas en inglés), titulado Sobrevivir y prosperar ante el crecimiento de los mares , se enfoca en identificar...

When I started working in environmental health the general rule was “the dose makes the poison.” But then new breakthroughs in endocrine disrupting chemicals turned that theory on its ear, showing...

I remember growing food in the third grade during garden club at Twin Oaks Community Garden in D.C. I grew onions, collard greens, and mustard greens. I’d bring my harvest home for my family to eat...

The environmental movement in this country went through a major culture shift in the 1980s, when organizers of color expanded their vision and redefined their goals. Many communities of color felt...

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