by Joshua Stearns, SCA Board Member and Alumnus
These stories may not have the drama of falling birds or giant ice shelves breaking free, but they do a little to lighten my enviro-heart. At the same time, my inner skeptic can’t help but ask: Are these law-makers legit? And do sportsmen really appreciate nature the same way that I do? As environmentalists, doesn’t it seem like we just have to take what we can get?
Hawking: Climate Change Worse Than Terror
The Associated Press
Jan 17, 2007 9:57 AM
LONDON - Scientist Stephen Hawking described climate change Wednesday as a greater threat to the planet than terrorism.
Birds fall from sky over town
by Janisse Ray
Silent Spring opened the floodgates of inquiry into environmental contaminants and their effects on wildlife and humans, an investigation that accelerated in the 1990s. Weâ€™ve looked at chemicals in high doses as lethal. Weâ€™ve looked at chemicals as carcinogenic. But they may be affecting us in other life-threatening ways.
by Bernie Zaleha, Sierra Club Vice President (2004-2006), Sierra Club Board of Directors, SCA Alumnus