On Thin Ice Autumn 2008

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All Together Now

by Anthony DePalma

The American environmental movement comes of age as old adversaries form new alliances.

The Signs of These Times

by Kerry Temple ’74

Conflicting forces have us in a bind. The prospects for tomorrow depend upon our actions today.

350: Pass It On

by Bill McKibben

A small band of conscientious protectors tries to incite a planet full of people.

Having coffee with Kristin Shrader-Frechette

by Kerry Temple ’74

The straight-talking advocate for environmental justice.

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

by John Nagy ’00M.A.

It’s one thing to help change the world. It’s another to take care of problems at home. A new Office of Sustainability should help Notre Dame be a better citizen.

A People in Place

by Jake Page

Emory Sekaquaptewa expanded ancient borders without abandoning his Hopi home.

Where the Wild Things Will Be

by John Monczunski

In an age of climate change, butterflies and bulrushes offer clues about the fate of species.

Down on the Corner

by Jay Walljasper

Solutions to our global ills can be found in your local neighborhood.