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More women in power equals more eco-friendly decisions

A new study has found that countries where women have more political power have lower CO2 emissions. We posted this article on our Facebook, but I think it’s worthy of a longer post. The researchers, Christina Ergas and Richard York, found that “even when controlling for a variety of measures of “modernization,” world-system position, and … Continue reading

Movie Review: The Lorax: Who Speaks for Our Trees?

I had the pleasure of attending a free screening to see The Lorax a few days before it hit theaters, and was thrilled to check my cynicism at the door in order to receive a healthy dose of optimism. The children this film is meant to entertain hopefully won’t notice the irony of the film’s … Continue reading