Table of Contents


From the Publishers

Bagged for Earth Day
The San Diego Union Tribune takes a shot at Earth Day and comes up short.


Carolyn takes the trolley
Our intrepid editor gives it a try in our home town.
Rail: the wave of the past
The energy efficiency of rail transport can't be touched by the internal combustion engine.
Going carless in Cartopia
Why would someone give up their car if they didn't have to? Find out.

Jobs & Sustainability

Sustainable development: A labor view
Creating a win for labor and the environment.
Environmental careers
A professional educator shares the keys to finding a job in an environmental field.
Our lost wealth: people + natural resources = real wealth
Know how we grow
How much open space can we afford to lose?

Air Quality

To air is human
Politicians take stands for and against strict clean air standards.

May is Clean Air Month


Living Environment

A Heavy Metal Story
Whenever you're inside a building, you are surrounded by paint. Do you know what's in it?
Just say no to poisons!
High-quality finishes that respect the environment are available. Are you willing to pay for them?

In Your Garden: Building your soil


Health and Diet

Clear your way to healing
"The Detox Diet" looks at lifestyle changes as the key to health.
Abnormally good food in Normal Heights
Our restaurant reviewer visits Jyoti Bihanga in Norma Heights.

San Diego Earth Day

EarthFair '97: a huge success

Observations from the Soul

Anti-Ecological Man?

New Think: The Cartoon

The Pickle We're In