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Archive: April 18, 2010 - April 24, 2010

Unfinished business

As we observe Earth Day this week, I hope senators will remember that today, as 40 years ago, people counted on them to make the right choices for America.

By Jennifer L. Morgan | April 20, 2010; 2:12 PM ET | Comments (5)

Think carbon and nitrogen

In the spirit of the 1970s, passage of a bipartisan, comprehensive energy and climate change legislation in 2010 would be a good start for the next generation.

By Donald F. Boesch | April 20, 2010; 1:26 PM ET | Comments (0)

Losing the battle

40 years in, we're losing badly. The lack of action for two decades on climate is proof. Maybe we should go back and organize the way folks did in 1970 -- we're trying our best to do a modern version of that at

By Bill McKibben | April 19, 2010; 9:18 AM ET | Comments (6)

How clean is clean enough?

By any reasonable and objective measure, there has been tremendous environmental progress since the first Earth Day. Though there will always be more that can be done, no one can deny that air and water are much cleaner and exposure to toxins are much less.

By William O'Keefe | April 19, 2010; 9:14 AM ET | Comments (2)

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