Politics & Policy

Not just talk: policy leads to law which leads to action, but the politics behind going green are complicated.

Planet Forward
By Victoria Riess, Haley Lesavoy, and Mark Abramson. A short video documentary highlighting education provided by nonprofit Casey Trees at the elementary level and the impact it has on our environment's future. Casey Trees was established to... Read More
The residents of Meigs County, Ohio, live beneath the towering smokestacks of four coal-fired power plants. Elisa Young worries about the health effects of the plants, but others in her community are eager for the jobs a new plant could bring. Video... Read More
Evangelical pastor Ken Wilson’s environmental conversion began two years ago with goose bumps, watery eyes and an appeal for help.
Planet Forward
Planet Forward host Frank Sesno interviews Mike Tidwell, head of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, via Skype from Copenhagen. Hear why the best thing we can do for the environment might be to stop 'going green.'
Michael Mann is a climatologist in the meteorology department at Penn State University and the director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center. He wrote a chapter in the IPCC report, and is credited as one of the creators of the famous “... Read More

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