Stories by Gar Smith

Gar Smith is editor emeritus of Earth Island Journal, co-founder of Environmentalists Against War and author of "Nuclear Roulette" (ChelseaGreen, October 2012). subscribe to Gar Smith's feed

Posted on: Feb 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It appears the lessons from Fukushima have not been learned.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2012, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

Nuclear reactors are barely mentioned when disaster preparedness agencies begin issuing storm warnings. Here's why this is a big mistake.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2012, Source: Earth Island Journal

Not only is our economy out of balance with nature, our economy is also out of balance with the practical limits of physical and fiscal reality.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2009, Source: Earth Island Journal

There is a 'toilet revolution' taking shape -- and it may be coming just in time.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The health and security of our environment should be a fundamental part of a long-lasting peace policy.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2003, Source: AlterNet

You've heard about Thoreau, but there are plenty of other celebrity war tax resisters who have made America great.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2003, Source: AlterNet

If George W. Bush gets the war he wants, Baghdad could become the 21st century's Guernica.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2002, Source: The-Edge

The photographs of the cancer-blistered faces of dying Iraqi children serve as a gruesome testimony to the nuclear fallout of U.S. bombing in the Gulf War

Posted on: Oct 8, 2002, Source: The-Edge

Despite nearly four years of punishing air attacks by U.S. and British bombers, Saddam Hussein has neither threatened to use nor used any weapons of mass destruction.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2002, Source: AlterNet

This Fourth of July, ask yourself: Is 15 minutes of pyrotechnic entertainment worth poisoning the earth?

Posted on: Apr 16, 2002, Source: Earth Island Journal

As "nanotechnologists" strive to build self-replicating atomic-size machines, there are already numerous -- oft disturbing -- examples of the merging of technology and nature. One of these is a machine that gets it power by feeding on snails and other living creatures. Does the possiblity of a world in which humankind no longer controls the super-intelligent machines we've created and where nature is eclipsed by artificial evolution necessitate a plan for a "Green" Singularity?