Stories by Lisa Bennett

Lisa Bennett is the communications director for the Center for Ecoliteracy, a nonprofit dedicated to education for sustainable living. She is writing a book about parenting in the age of global warming and can be reached at [email protected] subscribe to Lisa Bennett's feed

Posted on: Jan 9, 2015, Source: YES! Magazine

Last year, scientists found that gratitude makes us financially smarter, mindfulness reduces racism, and compassion for birds could help tackle climate change.

Posted on: May 20, 2010, Source: More Magazine

There's a stigma that accompanies those who question the safety of familiar things. But as cancer rates rise, maybe we ought to be asking more questions.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: Greater Good

Not all heroes are burly men. New research shows that many women take risks and sacrifice for others as much -- if not more -- than men.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2008, Source: Greater Good

Climate scientists wonder why people don't do more about global warming. Social scientists have some troubling answers.