The Elephant Protection Act, conceived and lobbied by the students of the Pace Environmental Policy Clinic and now awaiting the signature of Governor Andrew Cuomo, would make the New York State the first in the nation to ban elephants in entertainment. More in our monthly podcast produced in cooperation with Mid-Hudson News.
The integrity of the Clean Water Act is of vital national importance — not because we have come so far, but because we still have so far to go. More in our monthly podcast produced in partnership with Mid-Hudson News.
The late Bob Boyle, pioneer in the Hudson River environmental movement, expert journalist, founder of Riverkeeper, inspiration for more than 300 Waterkeepers worldwide, and my longtime mentor, is the subject of this month’s EarthDesk podcast, produced in partnership with Mid-Hudson News.
To prevent the discharge of untreated sewage during storm events, municipalities face enormous costs to repair and upgrade water systems. Investments in green stormwater infrastructure offer the promise of meeting regulatory requirements for clean water while enhancing urban sustainability and resilience.
Reverend King’s creed stands and there is no reason to abandon it now: “Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”
“The science is unequivocal and America must respond.”
Oil Barges on the Hudson: Pace Environmental Policy Clinic Says Coast Guard Violated Procedures and Favored Shipping Industry
“How amazing is it that it took students from Pace University to shame and embarrass and expose the federal government on a situation like this?” ~ Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino
In the difficult years ahead, environmental organizations should address the social inequities challenging millions of Americans — a founding principle of American environmentalism.
Can park access be increased while still protecting resources? Time for a deeper look into the sometimes-conflicting values of human benefits, public access, and resource protection.
For any given property, there are more stakeholders than just the landowner. The latter should not be allowed to deny the former the right to nature’s benefits.
Faced with the proposed mergers of agribusiness giants, regulators must decide whether an even smaller number of companies will have an even more powerful hold on the future of food and agriculture.
Would users still indulge if they knew illegal marijuana production contributes to the death of forest-dwelling animals?