| Apr 26, 2011
"What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled.
As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
| Oct 20, 2010
With the release of former Vice President Al Gore's 2006 Academy Award-winning documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," environmental activism reached a tipping point in the country, as millions of Americans were exposed to the negative effects green house...
| Jan 26, 2012
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Recent reporting and comments about global warming do not include information on the increase in the ocean's sea level, or what properties in Laguna Beach have been threatened or damaged by the rising sea level.
In February 2007, the City Council adopted...
| Apr 20, 2008
Earth Day isn't a holiday that kids start revving up for months in advance. No gifts are exchanged. Nobody gets cake. School isn't even canceled.
What's the point?
That's where the folks come in, offering up perspective and lessons and all those other...
| May 27, 2007
Not so long ago corporate America dismissed environmentally conscious consumers as hemp-wearing hippies with too little buying power to demand much attention.
Now big brands are discovering it pays to go green. In the past six weeks alone Apple Inc....
| Jan 14, 2007
Here's a short list of things I do to avoid writing: do the dishes; do laundry; do the Internet (Playbill.com, the Drudge Report); read the paper; install shelves; help my kids with their homework; follow the Red Sox; go to the gym; listen to podcasts ("...
| Nov 19, 2006
Aftermath I: Forget Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Daniel Craig, Leonardo DiCaprio and even Borat. Winner of the hottest male presence this year in a film is none other than former Vice President Al Gore
In "An Inconvenient Truth," his documentary on global...
| Apr 19, 2009
Pierre André Senizergues can make skateboards do anything. When he was in his 20s, he steered them from the Paris suburbs to Venice Beach and turned them into the key to an apartment he could afford when he started winning skate competitions. In his 30s,...
| Feb 3, 2008
The Bush administration is nearing a decision that would officially acknowledge the environmental damage of global warming, and name its first potential victim: the polar bear.
The Interior Department may act as soon as this week on its year-old proposal...
| Feb 26, 2007
Presidential candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama may have spent last week in a contentious battle for Hollywood's attention, but on Sunday it was clear that the entertainment industry only had eyes for one politician: Al Gore.
| Feb 20, 2009
The documentary category is where Hollywood wears its conscience on its sleeve, and this Oscar season's nominees have the politically engaged members of the industry buzzing more than usual over the range and variety of topics.
Partly, that's because the...