I really enjoyed talking with Tavis today on the show. When you only have ten minutes to explain things as complicated as the oceans, over-fishing and fish-farming, you always kick yourself after the fact. “Tavis, I meant Atlantic bluefin tuna,” you say. Or, “Tavis, you can have the salmon–but Alaska wild salmon is better for [...]
Award-winning writer talks about his latest book, Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food<.em>.
Orange Beach, AL mayor weighs in with the latest news on the impact of the oil spill crisis on the Gulf Coast.
The five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s arrival on the Gulf Coast is just months away, and the region is grappling with one of the largest environmental disasters in American history — the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tavis recently spoke to a former oil company executive, who analyzed BP’s handling of the [...]
Earth Day turns 40 today. So we thought we’d honor the day by giving you a roundup of past conversations from the show about our wonderful planet. Environmentalist Annie Leonard “All of the stuff in our lives has this whole life before it comes to us in the metals where it’s mined, in the forests [...]
On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, economics journalist Water author explains use versus abuse of the precious resource and what water policy ought to look like.
“When the well is dry, we learn the worth of water,” Benjamin Franklin quipped wisely over two centuries ago, long before it seemed conceivable that freshwater could become scarce across the planet or anyone imagined the need for an Earth Day. Today, for the first time in human history, the global well is starting to [...]
Environmentalist explains The Story of Stuff project.
Over the Labor Day weekend, Van Jones, a member of the hip-hop generation and special advisor for green jobs at the White House Council for Environmental Quality, tendered his resignation, and it was accepted by the Obama administration. I will be the first to say that I never found Van Jones to be a radical, [...]
Are you firing up the grill? Watching a fireworks show? (Hopefully not producing your own fireworks show.) Loading up the family and going on a roadtrip? Well, don’t forget to also have an eco-friendly holiday weekend. Check out the video below and these tips for adding some “green” to your red, white and blue. And [...]