EarthDesk Radio: The Elephant Protection Act

EarthDesk Radio: The Elephant Protection Act

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.

EarthDesk Radio: Washington and Clean Water

EarthDesk Radio: Washington and Clean Water

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. 

EarthDesk Radio: Robert H. Boyle, 1928 – 2017

EarthDesk Radio: Robert H. Boyle, 1928 – 2017

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.

The Multifunctionality of Green Infrastructure

The Multifunctionality of Green Infrastructure

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.

Bending Toward Justice

Bending Toward Justice

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.”