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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.


Potential New Allies in the Effort to Achieve a Sustainable True Cost Economy

Dr. Blackwelder discusses how those in faith-based communities can become powerful allies for those of us seeking an economy that meets peoples’ needs without undermining the life support systems of the planet.


New Evidence for Changing the Nature of the Global Economy

Weather disasters and a consumption disaster waiting to happen in China: the limits to growth are showing up in 2011.


Geo-engineering or Cosmic Protectionism?

Herman Daly exposes the absurdity of geo-engineering as a solution to climate change.


The Full Seas Act and the College of the 21st Century

Striving to create perpetually more jobs on a finite planet is a sure path to growing unemployment.


Are People Smarter Than Chipmunks?

People can beat the tar out of chipmunks on I.Q. tests (most of us, anyhow), but we may be in the same boat when it comes to interpreting threats.