Monthly Archives: December 2010

World population demographics

A brief, but very informative video from The Economist explaining why the world’s population is approaching an asymptote at the top of its curve, and why total population may level off (at nine billion!!). “It will be a more crowded, … Continue reading

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A Sense of Wonder

In this 60 minute docudrama you’ll discover the spirit and history of Rachel Carson and the book she is best known for, Silent Spring.

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Rachel Carson Quote

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” – Rachel Carson

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House Republicans Scrap ‘Unnecessary’ Global Warming Committee

The new soon-to-be Republican Congress is so unconcerned with global warming that their leader, Speaker-in-waiting John Boehner, has announced that they’re throwing an entire House committee dedicated to the topic out the window. The Select Committee on Global Warming, created … Continue reading

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