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Humans Have Used Up A Year's Worth Of The Earth's Resources In 8 Months
We're going into ecological debt.
The True Cost of Our Oil Addiction
Professor, conservation biologist (www.oasis-earth.com)
We are tricking ourselves into using cheap and easy oil as fast as we can pump it out of the ground. And perhaps the most pernicious cost of oil is that it has fueled an unprecedented degradation of the global biosphere.
Confessions of a Closet Football Fan
President, Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy
The NFL has a huge and growing ecological footprint in an age when the planet and the grandkids can't afford it.
Imperiling People, Posterity, and the Planet
Robert J. Walker
President of the Population Institute
John Beddington, the U.K.'s chief science adviser, three years ago gave a speech in which he warned that population growth, climate change, and the world's rising demand for food, energy, and water constituted a "perfect storm" that could destabilize the world by 2030, or sooner.
Living Planet Report 2012 From WWF Looks At Ecological State Of The Earth
Among other things, the report found that global biodiversity has declined globally by about 30 percent since 1970, with
Where Everything's Waiting for You (Downtown)
The open-style house had five bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a loft-turned-rumpus-room that was the ideal rainy-day space for the couple's three active boys. But as soon as the youngest had gone off to college, they sold the place.
Vegan Diet: Why Does it Make People So Angry?
Authority on natural and whole foods
This gentle movement that promotes the consumption of a plant-based diet, living a healthier life and leaving a lighter footprint on the planet evokes rage like I have never seen.
My Footprint, Seen From India
Psychologist, writer, former evangelical
When I stayed in an ashram I realized that they had no way to deal with any garbage I had brought in -- wrappers, a juice bottle, a torn bag -- because no one carted their garbage away.
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