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Expert: Expanding wind power could unhinge insects

Unintended Consequences
Last spring, a red tail hawk was hit and killed by Rhode Island's one functioning wind turbine at Portsmouth Abbey School. Brother Joseph Byron says the bird was the first animal fatality he has seen since the 241-foot-high structure started producing 660 kilowatts in March 2006.
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  November 25, 2008

Live through this

Printmakers consider sustainability
Sustainable living has, of course, long been a concern, but worries about global warming have pushed it to the forefront. And increasingly made it the subject of art.
By GREG COOK  |  November 25, 2008

Here comes the sun

It's All Right
It's All Right
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  November 14, 2008
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Chill out, seriously


By SARA DONNELLY  |  October 27, 2008

Power talk

Going green
Two upcoming debates  will likely address environmental topics and how they impact jobs, climate change, and our national priorities.  
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 02, 2008

A real cool hand

Whether acting, acting up, or sharing his wealth, Newman was the man
Sad news got to P+J about the passing of American legend Paul Newman.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 01, 2008

Activists pitch green jobs as a win-win for Rhode Island

Clean Energy
With global warming looming and the US economy in a mess, environmentalists have a simple answer for promoting environmental protection and economic development.
By IAN DONNIS  |  September 25, 2008

Hydrogen cars come and go

Fuel sell
Despite a lingering lack of infrastructure and research dollars, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles and their zero-emission technology are being hailed as our environmental saviors.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 05, 2008

Crackpot court

Taking a shot at the Supreme Court’s recent gunplay
This past week’s Supreme Court ruling, invalidating Washington, DC’s handgun ban, demonstrates just how far afield “movement conservatism” has taken our country.
By EDITORIAL  |  July 02, 2008

Legislators push for local action on global warming

The impetus du jour on Smith Hill? Renewable energy.
By AJ PACITTI  |  June 11, 2008

Straight talk

It’s time to cover John M c Cain again — and here are ten good places for the media to start.
It’s been a very quiet spring for John McCain.
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 14, 2008

Dystopia now!

‘Alexis Rockman,’ ‘The New Authentics,’ and ‘Paper Trail II’ at the Rose, and Chantal Akerman at MIT
Our species seems to have a serious love/hate relationship with nature, as in “can’t live with it, can’t live without it.”
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  April 22, 2008

Blown away

Politics and other mistakes
I’m sorry to inform you that there is an institution in Maine that repeatedly makes promises to the public, but rarely fulfills them.
By AL DIAMON  |  April 09, 2008

Expert warns of food and energy shortage

Unless farmers the world over adopt more intensive growing techniques, we may soon run short of both food and energy.
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  March 26, 2008


Global warming inspires eco art at Montserrat and the BCA
When Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize last October, it was a triumph for anti-global-warming forces as well as a triumph for art.
By GREG COOK  |  March 03, 2008

Letters to the Portland Editor: January 11, 2008

Compassionate choice
A big thumbs up on your recent article in the Phoenix !

Casting ballots

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival on the campaign trail
Some believe democracy can save the world. Others wonder whether it can even work in America.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 08, 2008

Fine, don't goat for it

Letters to the Boston editor, January 4, 2008
Farming animals is a very inefficient, expensive, and environmentally destructive way of producing food and money.
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 02, 2008

Poppy parks the tiger amidst Crawford holiday splendor

Phillipe and Jorge
Phillipe + Jorge’s invitation to share Christmas with the Bush family and their closest friends in Crawford, Texas, was once again lost in the mail.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 26, 2007

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