Items by Bill Cook

Talking with kids about grizzlies
Talking with kids about grizzlies
A volunteer educator reflects on teaching kids about conservation, and learning from them.
A neologism for the summer’s inevitable wildfires: smoke season
Why the West should copy Swiss transit
The contrast between a Mount Hood traffic jam and a week in a car-free Swiss resort convinces Bill Cook that the West needs to get serious about mass transit.
Why do we keep driving ourselves crazy?
The contrast between a Mount Hood traffic jam and a week in a car-free Swiss resort convinces Bill Cook that the West needs to get serious about mass transit.
A little advice for environmentalists
The writer thinks environmentalists would succeed a lot more if they bonded with unlikely allies
Environmentalists do a great job of preaching to the choir
The writer wants environmentalists to try talking to people who don’t already agree with them