Category: Environment

climate change

Why Climate Change Trumps Terrorism In Paris

  The Paris climate summit begins today with as many as 40,000 are expected for the 21st session of the Conference of Parties to the U.N.’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, which will run through Dec. 11. There will be more than 190 nations represented, and at least 140 national...

earth day

Earth Day Will Make You Pay Homage To Nature

  Earth Day, a reminder to Earth’s inhabitants to nurture and be kind to Mother Nature, tells us that we have a long way to go. For too long, human beings have paraded the planet with a sense of authority and ownership over the environment, destroying its aesthetic beauty and...

vegetarianism

A Guide to Vegetarianism and the Planet

  “[T]hose who claim to care about the well-being of human beings and the preservation of our environment should become vegetarians for that reason alone. They would thereby increase the amount of grain available to feed people elsewhere, reduce pollution, save water and energy, and cease contributing to the clearing...

resource war

How Cooperation Takes The War Out Of The Resource War

  With the world’s population growing and industrialization rising, competition for raw materials is intensifying, raising concerns about access to key natural resources for global consumption. In a globalized world, competition for limited resources igniting conflict is not unreasonable; however, an alternative rationale suggesting cooperation as an outcome of resource competition is...