(DGIwire) — Until now, climate change has almost always been framed as an environmental issue or social cause. It has been presented in a context closer to a “save the whales” campaign than a massively dangerous peril to the public. All that changed on April 7, 2015, when the White House issued a statement, summarized …

(DGIwire) — Until now, climate change has almost always been framed as an environmental issue or social cause. It has been presented in a context closer to a “save the whales” campaign than a massively dangerous peril to the public. All that changed on April 7, 2015, when the White House issued a statement, summarized …

(DGIwire) — As global warming becomes less hypothetical and more the real, pressing problem it truly is, every kind of business needs to look seriously at ways to reduce carbon footprints. Although climate change is here to stay, the more each of us can do to reduce negative impact on the environment, the better. Lower-impact hybrid or …

(DGIwire) — As global warming becomes less hypothetical and more the real, pressing problem it truly is, every kind of business needs to look seriously at ways to reduce carbon footprints. Although climate change is here to stay, the more each of us can do to reduce negative impact on the environment, the better. Lower-impact hybrid or …

(DGIwire) — By anyone’s estimation, Pope Francis has been a remarkable, if unorthodox, Pope. The Argentinian-born leader of the Catholic Church has been more visible and outspoken than his precursors, weighing in on social and political issues with gusto. Divorce, gay rights, hunger and poverty have all been addressed by this liberal 78-year-old pope. His views have …

(DGIwire) — By anyone’s estimation, Pope Francis has been a remarkable, if unorthodox, Pope. The Argentinian-born leader of the Catholic Church has been more visible and outspoken than his precursors, weighing in on social and political issues with gusto. Divorce, gay rights, hunger and poverty have all been addressed by this liberal 78-year-old pope. His views have …

(DGIwire) — It’s no secret that the United States is a major contributor to global emissions. In fact, as of late 2014, the United States was second only to China with regard to pollution, according to an article in The Guardian. Surveys show that many Americans are simply not willing to give up the lifestyles …

(DGIwire) — It’s no secret that the United States is a major contributor to global emissions. In fact, as of late 2014, the United States was second only to China with regard to pollution, according to an article in The Guardian. Surveys show that many Americans are simply not willing to give up the lifestyles …

(DGIwire) — Environmental news is almost universally disheartening. It usually reads along the dreary lines of: a massive corporation has committed some unthinkable transgression in the name of profit; e.g. yet another precious species is endangered or a leading mind weighs on how climate change is likely irreversible. But every so often among the dark …

(DGIwire) — Environmental news is almost universally disheartening. It usually reads along the dreary lines of: a massive corporation has committed some unthinkable transgression in the name of profit; e.g. yet another precious species is endangered or a leading mind weighs on how climate change is likely irreversible. But every so often among the dark …

(DGIwire) — Whenever a criminal makes headlines by going on a shooting rampage, many people ask the same question: “Why couldn’t the gunman have been stopped sooner?” For example, on March 18, 2015, in Mesa, AZ, according to The Arizona Republic, Ryan Elliott Giroux managed to fatally shoot one person and wound five others before …

(DGIwire) — Whenever a criminal makes headlines by going on a shooting rampage, many people ask the same question: “Why couldn’t the gunman have been stopped sooner?” For example, on March 18, 2015, in Mesa, AZ, according to The Arizona Republic, Ryan Elliott Giroux managed to fatally shoot one person and wound five others before …

(DGIwire) – Are voters concerned with environmental policies and issues at the ballot box? Research shows that at national-level elections, the environment barely comes to the surface. Instead, voters are prioritizing many other issues: the economy, national security, health care, education, immigration. Americans—even self-identified environmentalists—put the environment and climate change near the bottom of their …

(DGIwire) – Are voters concerned with environmental policies and issues at the ballot box? Research shows that at national-level elections, the environment barely comes to the surface. Instead, voters are prioritizing many other issues: the economy, national security, health care, education, immigration. Americans—even self-identified environmentalists—put the environment and climate change near the bottom of their …

(DGIwire) – What chemicals are present within the dust inside people’s houses? A recent study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology—and subsequently reported on by CNN in September 2016—shared some important news. As CNN noted, researchers from George Washington University determined that 45 toxic chemicals are commonly found in house dust, with 10 …

(DGIwire) – What chemicals are present within the dust inside people’s houses? A recent study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology—and subsequently reported on by CNN in September 2016—shared some important news. As CNN noted, researchers from George Washington University determined that 45 toxic chemicals are commonly found in house dust, with 10 …

(DGIwire) – It’s clear that the lethal and costly reality of maritime piracy must be addressed. A report by Intercargo, an industry group representing global owners of dry cargo vessels, calculates that since 2008, gangs of Somali pirates on the eastern coast of Africa have carried out more than 800 attacks on ships, from private yachts to oil supertankers. Pirates hijacked more than 170 of those vessels, taking hostage some 3,400 seafarers and killing 25 of them.

(DGIwire) – It’s clear that the lethal and costly reality of maritime piracy must be addressed. A report by Intercargo, an industry group representing global owners of dry cargo vessels, calculates that since 2008, gangs of Somali pirates on the eastern coast of Africa have carried out more than 800 attacks on ships, from private yachts to oil supertankers. Pirates hijacked more than 170 of those vessels, taking hostage some 3,400 seafarers and killing 25 of them.

(DGIwire) – Cartagena is a popular beach destination in Colombia. The travel website Lonely Planet calls it the undisputed queen of the Caribbean coast, a fairy-tale city of romance, legends and superbly preserved beauty lying within an impressive eight miles of centuries-old colonial stone walls. But in 2016, Cartagena’s past is meeting its future—when it …

(DGIwire) – Cartagena is a popular beach destination in Colombia. The travel website Lonely Planet calls it the undisputed queen of the Caribbean coast, a fairy-tale city of romance, legends and superbly preserved beauty lying within an impressive eight miles of centuries-old colonial stone walls. But in 2016, Cartagena’s past is meeting its future—when it …

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