Unusual Duo, But Dynamic To-Do

Who’d have thought that Paul McCartney and Rajendra Pachauri would be a stellar double act? The UK-based musician and the India-based climate scientist have come together (I couldn’t resist that) to bring attention to an issue that’s still… Read More

Whales and War Games

“In this case, however, the proper determination of where the public interest lies does not strike us as a close question.” So wrote John Roberts, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice, in his majority (5-4) ruling against restrictions on… Read More

Green, Baby, Green

It is already beginning to fade into history, but who can forget (yet) the chants of “drill, baby, drill” that became a staple not only of rowdy crowds during the presidential election, but also of the stump speeches… Read More

From Kenya with…Hope

It was hard not to be moved by the outpouring of enthusiasm – joy, even – seen in many parts of the world at the election of Barack Obama as the U.S.’ 44th president on Tuesday. Brighter Green… Read More

California No-Longer-Just Dreaming

California sets the pace for the U.S. in many ways, as if being on the edge of a huge ocean (much vaster than the eastern U.S.’ sea border, the Atlantic) improves, or at least informs, long-term vision. On… Read More