Persephone, Hubris, and Climate Change

BY ON June 9, 2011
This piece was cross-posted at Marcia G. Yerman and The Huffington Post. When I first learned about Persephone in grade school, I loved how the Greek myth explained the reason for the seasons.  Stolen away by Hades, god of the underworld, (we weren’t told it was...

TOPICS: Pollution

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes…

BY ON June 8, 2011
This piece was cross-posted from Milspouse Mutterings Actually, here in Florida – it’s smoke in your nose, the patiofurniture, the wet bathing suits hanging by the pool. Visiting my parents in Florida, the wild fires in the area are permeating the air with the smell...

TOPICS: Coal, Pollution