Articles: By Date

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Below, the articles are listed in date order, beginning with the most recent.

2017
Aug-21: Only Collective Action Solves Climate Crisis
Jul-06: Post-Paris Climate Accord: What’s Next?
Jun-02: Irvine: The Little Engine That Could
Apr-02: Does Your Congressperson Represent Your Views on Climate Change?
Feb 01: Climate Change: No One is Exempt

2016
Sept-29: Greening Your Wardrobe
Jul-07: Demand Sustainably Produced Cut Flowers
May-03: A Twofer: Carbon Tax Solves Both Climate Change and Plastic Ocean Pollution
Feb-14: Human Activity Ushers in New Geologic Epoch

2015
Sept-15: Climate Fixers’ Bag of Tricks
Aug-15: Death by a Thousand Cuts
July-15: Why Suburbanites Contribute More to Climate Change
Apr-15: Tide Turning Against Plastic Microbeads in Toiletries
Mar-15: A Climate Change Fix Both the Left and Right Can Embrace
Jan-15: Pest: Can’t We Just Kill Them All?

2014
Oct-14: Five Reasons to Pee in Your Garden
Aug-14: Disappearing Ocean Plastic Nothing to Celebrate 
May-14: Youthful Skin Comes at Cost to Ocean Food Web
Feb-14: What are We Feeding Fido, and Why?

2013
Nov-13: BPA Regulatory Reform Moves Glacially Slow
Aug-13: Beyond Counting Sleep: Dos and Don’ts of Natural Sleep
Aug-13: How Smart Was That Lambchop?And Do His Friends Miss Him?
May-13: Mid-Ocean Plastics Cleanup Schemes: Too Little Too Late?
Mar-13: Plastics-Free Living: Beyond the Low Hanging Fruit
Feb-13: Chemicals in Plastics Foster Diseases Passed on to Future Generations
Jan-13: Plastic Debris Delivers Triple Toxic Whammy, Ocean Study Shows

2012
Oct-12: Bioplastics: Are They the Solution?
Aug-12: Are Plastics Making America Fatter?
Jun-12: Debranding Movement Takes on Consumerism
May-12: BPA Newly Linked to Human Infertility
Apr-12: Advertising: Are You Buying It?
Apr-12: Los Angeles City Leaps Aboard Plastic Bag Ban Wagon
Mar-12: Is Your God an Environmentalist?
Jan-12: Occupy This Book

2011
Dec-11: Fooled by Fake Food Dyes
Dec-11: Greening Laundry Day: Avoid Polyester Fabrics
Oct-11: Epigenetics: Revolutionary New Spin on Nature Versus Nuture
Aug-11: Huntington Beach Next City to Ban Plastic Bags?
Jul-11: Meat Lovers Guide to a Friendlier Climate-Change Diet
Jul-11: Time to Air Your Clean Laundry in Public
Jun-11: Curb Exposure to BPA and Phthalate Through Diet
Jun-11: LA’s Controversial Sewage Sludge Recycling Program
May-11: The Poop on Biosolids
Mar-11: Soyfood Industry’s Not-So-Healthy Secret
Mar-11: “BPA-Free” Label No Guarantee That Plastics Are Safe
Mar-11: Is ‘Cruelty-Free Cheese’ an Oxymoron?
Jan-11: Water Down the Drain: SoCal Squanders Badly Needed Rainwater, But There Are Solutions
Jan-11: BPA Chemical Lookalike Potentially More Risky

2010
Dec-10: Beverages Bottled In PET Plastic Maybe Not Safe To Drink
Dec-10: The “Stuff” of The American Energy Footprint
Oct-10: Buddy, Can’t Spare a Dime For The Environment?
Sep-10: Human Population: The Elephant in the Room
Aug-10: Surf City Earns Energy ‘Smarter City’ Status
Jul-10: Low-Carbon Footprint Camping: Sun Recharges Your Favorite E-gadgets
Jun-10: 100 Energy Servants: Americans, with 100 ‘energy servants’ each, share blame in Gulf oil spill
May-10: Is Eating Organic Worth It?
Apr-10: Is Your Drinking Water Safe? New Online Database Helps You Find Out
Mar-10: Serving Plastics for Dinner? Unhealthy and Avoidable

2009
Dec-09: No Such Thing as a Green Lawn
Sep-09: Toy Buyer Beware
Aug-09: Top Ten Potted Plants for Eliminating Indoor Air Pollution
Aug-09: Fewer Toxins in Toyland
Jul-09:  Suburban Habitat Restoration: One Backyard at a Time
Jul-09:  So You Like That “New Car Smell?” Think Again
Jun-09: “Hot” Food Controversies That Labels Do Not Disclose
Jun-09: What My Solar Roof Taught Me: Knowledge Ready Does = Power
Apr-09: Alarms Sound Over Safety of Nanotechnology
Feb-09: Catch Green Surf Wave
Jan-09: The Ecology of Loving and Leaving Your Cell Phone

2008
Dec-08: Gov. Schwarzenegger Earns Mixed Reviews
Dec-08: Disneyland Boasts Eco-Friendly Policies: But could it be doing more?
Oct-08: Stay Married to be Green
Sep-08: Bureaucratic Red Tape Casts Dark Cloud Over California’s Million Solar Roof Initiative
Aug-08: Better Food Choices Get Better Results in Global Warming Battle
Jul-08: The Dirt on Laundry Detergents
Jun-08: Zero Waste! Let’s Get Out of This Dump
May-08: Potted Plants Ease Indoor Air Pollution
Apr-08: Firefighters Back Banning Controversial Flame Retardant
Mar-08: Shorter Sleep Adds on Pounds: Sleep More to Trim Down
Feb-08: The Polystyrene Ban Wagon
Jan-08: Is Your Coffee Green: How to Find Your Eco-responsible Coffee Shop

2007
Nov-07: The Green Reaper
Nov-07: Hot Beverage Cups Go Green
Oct-07: Toxins in Toyland: A Scientist’s Timely Caveat Emptor
Sep-07: Grabbing Some Rays, or Solar Energy Made Simple
Jul-07: What Smells About Ethanol Fuel
Aug-07: A Beef About Beef
Aug-07: Trust in Chemicals Unhealthy
Apr-07: Driving on Sunshine, or Ethanol: Starve While You Drive
Mar-07: All That Shines Is Not Gold
Mar-07: Trust in Chemicals Unhealthy: U.S. Can Learn from European Union
Jan-07: Distress Calls From the Ocean

2006
Nov-06: San Francisco Nixes Plastic Toxins
Jul-06: Breaking Our Addiction to Plastics
Mar-06: Can Bioplastics Save Us?
Feb-06: Plastics Damaging To Health: Fetuses and Children Particularly at Risk
Jan-06: Plastics — an Unhealthy Habit?

2005
Nov-05: Thirsty Californians Trash the State
Nov-05: Is Bottled Water Really Safer? Billions of Plastic Bottles Harm the Environment
Sep-05: Plastics in the Food Chain
Jul-05: Plastics for Dinner
May-05: The Plastics Plague: From a “fix it” to a “throw away” society

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