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Opening plenary at the annual conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists in Fort Collins, Colo., 2019. (Credit: Colorado State University)
It's an epic birth story that is, in all probability, also a true one.
In the United States, gun violence kills nearly 40,000 people a year and has killed nearly 40,000 or so children and teenagers since 1999, and yet the nation is still without serious gun control.
"The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed, and apathy. To deal with these we need a cultural and spiritual transformation. And we scientists don't know how to do that." – Gus Speth
The noted philosopher Rodney Dangerfield described his fictional marriage in a way that provides insight into the widening gulf in U.S. environmental politics: "She's a water sign. I'm an Earth sign. Together, we make mud."
When I'm in the checkout line at the grocery, the tabloids invariably catch my eye for a split second.
Let's start with an inveterate American treehugger named William O. Douglas.
Environmental reports obtained by The Associated Press describe alarming birth defects, miscarriages and other health problems among residents of the region and soldiers who have been stationed there.
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