15 European Sustainable Clothing Brands To Keep An Eye On

As summer saunters in, wreaking havoc on weather patterns, crop health and our moods, one of the usual distractions (yes, even during lockdown and climate catastrophe) is fashion. Especially summer dresses. But which are the sustainable clothing brands bringing gorgeous dress designs to us wannabe ethical consumers? And while most of the focus of this […]

Why Do Environmentalists Use Civil Disobedience as a Strategy?

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EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: What are some ways environmentalists use civil disobedience to accomplish their goals? — Robert P., Portland, OR The concept of civil disobedience (defined by Merriam-Webster as the “refusal to obey laws as a way of forcing the government to do or change […]

The Energy Consumption of the Global Cargo Shipping Industry

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EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Cargo shipping creates huge amounts of air and marine pollution. What’s being done to change this given the large number of everyday goods that travel this way? —JJ, Newark, NJ The vast majority of goods we use and enjoy have spent at least […]

Is There A Link Between Video Gaming and Global Warming?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: A friend’s dad said it was such a shame that video gaming causes so much global warming, but I don’t see the connection. — Jake, Windham, VT The connection between video gaming and global warming is mostly about energy use. In short, […]

How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden

Home is where the herbs are. And these days, home is where we all are. We’re all indoor cats for now, haha. And one of the most useful things you can do while being indoors – for yourself and for the environment – is learn how to grow plants. It’s not a talent, it’s simply […]

Meanwhile, the Melting Permafrost is Impacting Arctic Communities…

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: How is melting permafrost affecting communities in the Arctic and beyond?   — William James, Barre, VT In the northern regions of the world, a great change is taking place. Permafrost, which covers around 25 percent of exposed land in the Northern Hemisphere, […]