February 15, 2024

EV battery recycling requires Herculean effort

Each year Americans throw away more than three billion batteries constituting 180,000 tons of hazardous material. The situation is likely to get worse as the world shifts to lithium batteries to power a massive influx of electric vehicles (EVs). It needs immediate attention.

February 15, 2024

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 15, 2024

Moral high ground in Gaza The New York Times recently reviewed social media postings in which Israeli soldiers were vandalizing classrooms, deriding Palestinians and joking about having razed…

February 8, 2024

Energy guru says energy gap can be bridged

The experts tell us an energy gap looms. Fossil fuels are phasing out, and solar and wind power can’t produce enough electricity to meet the demand in the coming decades.

January 18, 2024

Remembering all of MLK’s dreams

Back-to-back winter storms, power outages and freezing weather may have diverted our attention last weekend, but hopefully many readers also spent time contemplating the life and achievements of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. over the three-day MLK Day holiday weekend celebrating what would have been the venerated civil rights leader’s 95th birthday.

January 18, 2024

The year ahead: 10 issues and one wild card

2024 is likely to be filled with more than the usual challenges to planetary safety and survival. Here’s a look at 10 issues and a wild card that suggest what’s ahead internationally that is worth our attention.