Byline: By MICHAEL DOVER

I’m a climate voter. I also care deeply about many other issues — social justice, the fate of our democracy, economic inequality, war and peace...

The transition from hunting and gathering food to growing it was undoubtedly one of the great turning points in human history. It was probably the...

Leave politics aside for a moment, if you can. What does the word “conservative” mean to you, outside of that cursed arena? To me, it connotes...

In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson’s Science Advisory Panel reported to him on the risks posed by rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere...

An open letter to Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah.   Dear Mitt, Maybe it’s time for a change. Maybe it’s time for you to revisit your sojourn here in...

I’ve been living in Leverett for nine years. There’s lots to like here: a beautiful pond, an excellent elementary school, a fine old Town Hall, and...

The germ of this column came from reading Michael Pollan’s “The Botany of Desire,” which shows the reciprocal relationship between people and...

You may have seen apples at the supermarket or farm store labeled “IPM Grown” and wondered what it means. Or there might have been a sign...

I recently reread a short essay by the late Donella Meadows from 1992 called “What does sustainability mean?” It’s still relevant, pointing the way...

In the past few years, we've seen many twists and turns of emotion around gender. Recently there has been an inspiring surge of women stepping...

 It’s official: Mitch McConnell has said the huge deficit, caused by the massive cut in corporate taxes that Republicans passed, means we can’t...

What is happening to this country cannot stand. In January, I wrote on this page that the year since Donald Trump’s inauguration had “been a year...

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