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Conflict of Interest at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service? A Deal Some Couldn’t Refuse

By Richard McCorkle, Guest Author

As a fish and wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, I’ve been concerned about global warming and climate change for more than a quarter century. In the late 1990s, when I finally had the means to do so, I began privately investing in socially and environmentally screened mutual funds. I felt it was the right thing to do; I was putting my money where my mouth was.


The Resilience Imperative and Civil Disobedience

Michael Lewis, lead author of “The Resilience Imperative,” advises civil disobedience as a strategy for steady staters.


Economics as if the Laws of Thermodynamics Mattered

Everyone who participates in the economy should understand the relevance of entropy to economic production and consumption.


Surely We Can Do Better than Nuclear Socialism

Brent Blackwelder suggests that you don’t have to worry about a solar or wind “spill” contaminating the air, land and water.