Hydraulic fracturing requires massive amounts of water. Disposing of the toxic wastewater, as well as accidental spills, can contaminate drinking water and harm human health.
We have much to learn by studying nature and taking the time to tease out its secrets.
The voluntary approach to corporate social responsibility has failed in many cases.
Think about a seed. Once it lands, it's stuck. It can't move to find better soil, moisture or sunlight. It's able to create every part of itself to grow and reproduce with the help of air, water and sun.
Rapid population growth and technological innovation, combined with our lack of understanding about how the natural systems of which we are a part work, have created a mess.
When I was a kid, being outside was the norm. Rain or shine, our parents would tell us to get out of the house.