Weekly Mulch: White House Relents on Solar Panels; Why Congressional Inaction Hasn’t Stopped Green Building
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday October 8, 2010 8:44 am|
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday September 17, 2010 9:05 am|
Weekly Mulch: Would You Eat Bugs to Fight Climate Change?
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday July 9, 2010 4:27 pm|
Washington has a blind spot when it comes to the environment. BP and the oil spill brought the government’s failures into the spotlight, but the same problems crop up across industries: Corporations pollute water, blast through mountains, and pour carbon into the atmosphere with insufficient oversight. But no one—Congress, the environmental community, or the president—seems to have the power to address these issues.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday May 28, 2010 7:47 am|
President Barack Obama is in Louisiana today, and BP is saying it will know in 48 hours if its attempt to “top kill” the leaking oil well in the Gulf Coast by pouring mud and cement over it has worked.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday October 9, 2009 9:56 am|
By Raquel Brown, Media Consortium Blogger
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday July 31, 2009 9:05 am|
by Raquel Brown, TMC MediaWire Blogger
International climate negotiations are currently bogged down in smog. Many countries are in disagreement about the best way to go about reducing emissions and curbing climate change. Some, like the U.S. and Great Britain, are working together to cut carbon emissions; while others say it’s their way or the highway. Until the air clears, it will be difficult to determine which global leaders are making the most effective choices—or even what the best path to a cleaner earth will be.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday July 17, 2009 9:11 am|
Americans have picked up some interesting habits thanks to the Great Recession. Online dating is on the rise because it’s cheaper to vet a date online than pay for a night on the town. Interest in urban farming and community gardening has also spiked, but for different reasons: Home-grown foods taste better, cost less and are better for you.