From The Optimist Magazine Summer 2014 Forget the airpocalypse—the skies are getting cleaner. Hopeful signs from Mexico City, no longer the world’s dirtiest. On a cool Saturday morning, I check the air quality report on Twitter before putting on my running shoes. “Good,” the … [Read more...] about Clearing the air
A growing body of research suggests that radiation from cellphones and other electronic devices may harm our health. How worried should we be and what can we do about it? Kim Ridley | December 2006 issue Perhaps more than any other technology, wireless communication is … [Read more...] about How dangerous is my mobile?
Could the world's fastest-growing economic power become a model for environmental protection? Craig Cox | June 2006 issue … [Read more...] about Green China
Ranjana Mitra founded Share-IT, which keeps used computers out of the waste stream by refurbishing them and donating them to poor families. Launched in Toronto in 2004, Share-IT has so far given away more than 75 complete computer systems and kept 23,000 pounds of electronic … [Read more...] about The recycled technology of Ranjana Mitra
Light pollution is more than an aesthetic problem Carolyn Steel | March 2006 issue … [Read more...] about Where did the night go?