By Mark Reynolds
In the rarefied air of Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, which sits 11,141 feet above sea level, scientists are charting the passage of a milestone that, if ignored, heralds a future for civilization both tragic and chaotic.
I’m referring to the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, which Charles David Keeling began monitoring in 1958. At that…Continue
In order to ensure that our economic and environmental policies harmonize with the life-as-lived interests of ordinary human beings,at the human scale, a grassroots movement of citizens has begun working to steer the US Congress away from corporate backers and toward people-centered solutions. The American economy’s dependence on fossil fuels carries an…Continue