Pat Elder: Most people, even Okinawans, are still unaware of the contaminated water and most of those who are aware, or are in positions of authority, seem unwilling to stand up for the 450,000 Okinawan residents whose health is on the line.
Jodie Evans: Jane Fonda and her Fire Drill Fridays are linking social movements across issues, eyeing the connections between the myriad problems we see causing climate chaos, many of them rooted in capitalist consumer culture.
Pat Elder: Anyone reasonably informed about PFAS, who examined their raw data, would conclude that California water resources are in a terrible condition and that the health of hundreds of thousands of California residents are at risk by drinking the tap water.
Harvey Wasserman: We need our soldiers here installing wind turbines, solar panels, batteries, efficiency/LED lighting, planting trees and hemp.
Pat Elder: Although a handful of news accounts have recently reported on the results of PFAS testing in California, there has been little public analysis on the origin of the contamination or ways to stop it.
Harvey Wasserman: As desperate mostly-young millions march worldwide for the survival of our Earth, Booker embraces explosive atomic 500-F climate killing machines that are roasting Her.
Gina Scanlon: Alternatives to burning methane on the dump site include fuel cell technology that would recycle the gas generated by the decaying garbage pile to Glendale’s fuel supply without increasing emissions.
Judith Lewis Mernit: Selling credits for forest protection hasn’t worked before. Why does the state’s air board think it will now?
Valerie Vande Panne: Despite New York City law, for many years there was no convenient or easy way to recycle textiles, and reams of fabric scrap and trim didn’t really fit with the second-hand store model.
Howie Hawkins: The Green New Deal requires the United States to reconstruct all economic sectors for ecological sustainability, from agriculture and manufacturing to housing and transportation.
Kathleen Wallace: When you see forecasts that hint at such widespread destruction and possible human extinction, how do you keep doing your daily routine?
Valerie Vande Panne: When a mass of consumers quit Amazon and its subsidiaries together, Amazon will notice—and, perhaps, pay attention to some consumer-demanded changes.
Johnny Townsend: Do the lives of the 250,000 birds, the loss of billions of salmon and herring eggs, and the countless other animals killed when the Valdez left 1300 miles of coastline covered in oil count?