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.

January 11, 2024

Public health asleep at the wheel during 2nd-highest COVID surge

We never would have imagined four years ago, at the start of the COVID pandemic that we’d be here in January 2024: in the middle of the second-highest COVID surge on record with 78% of states reporting “high” or “very high” levels of COVID, according to nationwide wastewater data.