The Latest by Wendy Lau


Wendy was an intern with the Communications department in the San Francisco, CA headquarters.

December 5, 2011

Birth Defects Linked to Mountaintop Removal

Climate change skeptics, industries in denial, regulators avoiding environmental cleanup… They all sound alike when it comes to evidence of environmental harm. They argue there isn’t enough data. They insist the data is skewed. They see no reason to take action on some of the most obvious negative impacts of industrial activity.   Let’s take a …

October 14, 2011

Beach Retreat

As we say goodbye to sweet, summer days and the beautiful beaches we enjoyed this year, we can look forward with some assurance to more summers on the beaches—but not too many more. The problem is, we may not even have beaches to go to by the end of the century.   A recent study …