Inconvenient Truths of a Silent Spring

In our series on female leaders on the environment, we look today at Rachel Carson who ironically died from complications of breast cancer two years after the publication of her landmark book on a well known carcinogen. In 1962, Rachel Carson angered the chemical companies when she wove environmental and health concerns in Silent Spring.Continue reading “Inconvenient Truths of a Silent Spring”

Inconvenient Truths…

Long before Al Gore brought us an Inconvenient Truth, men -and women- were sounding alarms about the human impact on our environs. Today, there are vocal men that I laud for becoming the faces of climate concern, such as Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye, but what about the ladies? Of course, nothing fromContinue reading “Inconvenient Truths…”