Eco-friendly wine isn't just about what's in the bottle. It also IS the bottle — or, increasingly the box — plus the cork (or, increasingly screwtop), and more.
In the past year or so, all things "green" have become a hot fad. Sorting through green claims remains a difficult task.
The final installment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's "Fourth Assessment Report on Climate Change" is expected to be released Nov. 16, 2007, during a Nov. 12-17 gathering in Valencia, Spain.
The Valencia science meeting is just a prologue to a meeting of diplomats from some 180 countries in Bali, Indonesia, to hammer out a new international agreement to control climate change. The current Kyoto Protocol, which was signed in 1997 and took effect in 2005, expires in 2012.
As Congress members and international diplomats roll up their sleeves for serious efforts at action in coming months, a final "synthesis" report from the top U.N. climate science body will brief them this week.
In January of 2007, the Society of Environmental Journalists added a special section to its Web site to help reporters cover climate change - which seems to be shaping up as one of the biggest environmental stories of the next decade.
How health may be affected; accusation that Bush administration drastically altered CDC testimony to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Oct. 23, 2007.
One of the best parts of the environment beat is getting out in the field. Now you can bring "the field" (whether it's your town or the whole world) to your audience through interactive maps. In many cases, you can create great interactive and even collaborative online maps with basic technical skills, using free or cheap tools.
A new righ-resolution world map may add zing to land-use stories.
A new report on global agriculture can deepen your Farm Bill stories.