Gambling on the future of the planet
Roger Pielke Jr | 08 October 2013 |
tags: environment, population growth
The history of Paul Ehrlich's bet with Julian Simon is a great introduction to the population-resource debate.
In a natural state
G. Tracy Mehan III | 03 April 2013 |
tags: conservation, ecology, environment
The notion that nature is unchanging and that man is a destroying intruder has captured the imagination of our contemporaries. But many ecologists now question it.
Apocalypse Not: doomsday thinkers of Oz should get out more
Graham Harris | 13 August 2012 |
tags: climate change, environment
Instead of moaning about impending disasters, environmentalists need to innovate.
Francis Phillips | 19 July 2012 |
tags: book reviews, environment, philosophy
Roger Scruton suggests how to think seriously about planet Earth.
Who is the sensible environmentalist?
Patrick Moore | 02 April 2011 |
tags: climate change, environment, Greenpeace
Two founders of Greenpeace, now on opposite sides of the fence, conduct a fascinating debate over climate change.
When a Billion Chinese Jump
Constance Kong | 17 March 2011 |
tags: China, environment
The dark side of China's rapid industrialisation is terrible environmental damage, claims a British journalist.
The quest for ethical oil
Rebekah Hebbert | 18 October 2010 |
tags: business ethics, environment, oil industry
Canada’s oil sands exploitation may not be cleanest industry on the planet, but how ethical are the alternatives?
Will shuffling the deck deal BP a better hand?
Alistair Nicholas | 02 August 2010 |
tags: BP, business ethics, corporate culture, environment
Along with cleaning up the catastrophic oil spill, BP has to clean up its toxic corporate culture.
Antonino Vaccaro | 22 June 2010 |
tags: BP oil spill, environment, risk
If the worst case scenario is an unprecedented catastrophe, is it worthwhile even starting?
Gross national happiness
Carolyn Moynihan | 29 April 2010 |
tags: economics, environment, happiness
'We’re from the government and we are here to make you happier.' Really?
The originality of Thomas Berry, environmentalist
Marie I. George | 09 December 2009 |
tags: environment, theology, Thomas Berry
A posthumous acquaintance with the work of an eco-theologian leaves this writer roundly disappointed.
Here’s to happy life years
Carolyn Moynihan | 31 October 2009 |
tags: environment, family values, happiness
Why are Costa Ricans so happy and the world’s women so glum?
‘To till it and to keep it’
Benedict XVI | 23 September 2009 |
tags: Benedict XVI, environment, global warming
Participants in today’s climate change summit at the United Nations would do well to read Pope Benedict’s guidance on this topic.
Beyond the culture of dependency in Africa
Wangari Maathai | 27 May 2009 |
tags: Africa, environment, Wangari Maathai
The experience of poor farmers in Kenya is a lesson in the need for an ethical revolution against corruption, says the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace prize.