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2014

How Government Can Make It Easier for Americans to Lead Healthier Lives
Why Are The Girl Scouts Getting Into the Sugar Bomb Beverage Business?
Media Reports Soda Industry ‘Study’ as News
One Multinational Grocery Retailer Just Made a Moral Decision to Put Health Before Profits
An Open Letter to Congress About the Unconscionable Push to Weaken School Lunch Laws
A Healthy Week Begins… On Sunday!

2013

Taylor Swift: You are Sweet Enough
Why Beyonce Is the Wrong Star for the Star-Spangled Banner

2012

The Real Military Sex Scandal
Kick the Can
The Prince’s Speech
Paula Deen Should Turn Lemons Into Lemonade
Parenting Trap # 84: The Date Who Doesn’t Ring The Bell

2011

Thanksgiving Conversation Starter: Is It Time to Ban Soda Ads on Prime Time Television?
The Perennial Plate Comes to Visit
Every Mother’s Nightmare: Bacteria in Recalled Ground Turkey Is Resistant to Antibiotics
New Girlfriends
Montana, Could Your Congressman’s Actions Someday Make Your Child Sick?
Groups Sue FDA for Putting Pigs Before People
Perfect Harmony or Imperfect Hormone-y?
A Simpler, Cleaner Life
Hold That Receipt, Thank You
Wake Up, Secretary Vilsack
The Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day
This Is the Game Changer!
Antibiotics and Food Production: Are we Feeding a Health Crisis and Squandering the Cure?
Toxins in Our Kids’ Foods: Where Is the FDA?
The Power of Family Dinner to Fight Childhood Obesity
Today’s Food System: All Drugged Up
Technology and Schools: Should We Add More or Pull the Plug?
Please Pass the Civility

2010

Harvesting the Season of Thanksgiving
Hungry in Seattle
My Family Dinner After Divorce
The Family Dinner: Reviving an Endangered Ritual
What I Don’t Understand

2009

The Growing Green Awards…Need You!
Eating Animals: Caring Is Not A Zero-Sum Game
Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Why I’m Joining The Hopenhagen Movement
Day 51 of Algalita’s Oceanographic Research Vessel Expedition: A Letter From Captain Charles Moore
Day 36 of Algalita’s Oceanographic Research Vessel Expedition: A Letter From Captain Charles Moore
Day 34 of Algalita’s Oceanographic Research Vessel Expedition: A Letter From Captain Charles Moore
Captain Moore on the Dangers of Styrofoam
Captain Moore Explores the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch
Captain Moore’s Journey to the Accumulation Zone: An Update
Plankton Bloom And A Scary Midnight At Sea
Of Plankton and Plastic in the Pacific
E-Mails From the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Veteran Meteorologist Bravely Calls It Like He Sees It

2008

Detroit Bailout — Let ExxonMobil Foot the Bill
Adding Teeth to a Detroit Bailout
Celebrating Green In Denver
The Sting of Climate Crisis — On Your Leg
Victims of Global Warming: The “Lucky Ones” Got Shot
Greening Our Airports
Cities’ Green Building Catching On
Help! I Need an Intervention…
Shifting Towards a Greener Life
GM’s Dark Ages Approach to Global Warming
Another Coal-Sponsored Debate Without Questions on Global Warming
Why Paul McCartney Wants Me to Eat My Veggies

2007

Dispatch From A Mojave Desert Motel 6
I’m in Iceland. Don’t Ask.
Now What?
Dispatch From Oslo: Nobel’s Party Parade
Dispatch From The Nobel Prize Ceremony
Toyota’s Betrayal: Oh, What a (Crummy) Feeling!
Gore’s Nobel Prize Shines a Harsh Light on Those Doing Nothing on Global Warming
Toyota’s Green Bubble Bursting?
The Children’s Book That Has Global Warming Deniers Up in Arms
This is the Face of Global Warming
Putting the Green in Greensburg
Catching the Tiger in the Act: Exxon Continues Its Reckless Campaign To Delay Action on Global Warming
To Our Three Daughters
Extreme Weather: Once Every… Well, Every Day Lately
Social Change is a Journey
Dear Mr. Limbaugh
The Media’s Moral Responsibility on Climate Science
Dispatch from the Stop Global Warming Tour
Musings from the Road…
40 Degrees In April
Unwise Investment: Why are Citibank, Morgan Stanley, and Merrill Lynch Funding Dirty Power?
Somebody Call a Doctor, ExxonMobil Choking on Its Hypocrisy
Past Time for Action, Mr. President
GM’s Car Czar Must Think Company Initials Stand for “General Malaise”

2006

Crooked Curriculum: Oil Company Money Scandal at Nat’l Science Teachers Association Deepens
Disappearing Documents
Texas Needs Our Help to Ward Off a Coal Catastrophe
A Giant Texas Utility Buys a $10 Billion Ticket on an Environmental Titanic
Remembering “The Detroit Project”
Earth to Wolf Blitzer
New Zealand Leader Embraces ‘Truth’, U.S. President Ignores
A Conflict of Interest in the Halls of Academia
NASA Suffers Another Blow To Its Mission To Protect The Planet
Stossel’s “Myths” May Be on the Bestseller List, But They Don’t Belong on ABC
The Weather Channel: A Network With Integrity Gets Real
A Last Thank You to NASA Scientist Yoram Kaufman
The Nation’s Newspaper Takes the Lead
A Global Warming Hero: James Hansen
Sign of the Times
Another Shill the Media Should Ignore: Pat Michaels
Below the Belt – New Industry Ads Use Kids to Pimp Coal
My Dinner with Wangari
Bush Urges Americans to Stop Buying Gas Guzzlers!
Hot and Windy in Dallas
Peachy Dirty: Georgia’s Coal Conundrum
Global Warming: Manny the Mammoth Tells It Like It Is!
Ticked Off in Seattle: A Tale of Two Washingtons
Richard Lindzen, Global Warming Shill
Saluting a Global Warming Hero
Mr. Luna’s Bright Idea
“Green is the New Red, White, and Blue”
Kiss the Winter Olympics Goodbye
Global Warming: We Still Have the Power to Choose
Global Warming Comes to the Breakfast Table
Michael Crichton, the Oil Industry’s Favorite “Journalist”
The Value of Science: Bush’s Actions Speak Louder Than His Words
Will God Still Bless America if We Despoil the Earth?
The Truth Matters
Global Warming Exhibit #528
Global Warming? It’s News to Them

2005

DuPont Proves the Bush Administration Wrong
Things Go Better With Coke
An Open Letter to Bill Ford
Mother Nature Is Not Laughing
Earth to America!: Are You Listening?
Fox Reports, You Decide
Oprah Sees the Light (Bulb)
Why Alaska’s Sen. Ted Stevens is a Drip, Drip, Drip
What Would Noah Do?
Voluntary Measures Don’t Work: Why We Need 45 mpg Cars Now
You Can’t Make This Stuff Up
Global Warming: Time for the Media to Stop Falling Into the “Balance” Trap
He Doth Protest Too Much
A Warning From Tony Blair’s Top Science Advisor
Baby, You Can Drive My Husband’s Car
Katrina: The Unnatural Natural Disaster
Global Warming: Drudge Rebels Against the Dark Side
Bush Administration Exempts Giant SUVs; Score Another One for Big Oil
Global Warming: A Higher Power Weighs In
Our Sizzling Planet
Hot Enough for Ya?
Does the President Think Global Warming Will Be Good for the Economy?
True Story
The Wall Street Journal’s Global Warming Schizophrenia
The “Give Phil Cooney a Face” Photo Challenge
I Scream “Uncle!”
The Katherine Harris of Global Warming
Casual Friday Fights Global Warming
Who is Out of Touch Now?
Comfort vs Conscience — The Bathroom Battle Has Begun!
ExxonMobil’s Offensive PR Offensive
Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood Heats Up
Ford: The Logic Escapes Me