Why Takeout Is Evil...And Other Stuff to Feel Guilty About

So, takeout makes for a lot of environmentally-unfriendly plastic. But cooking for one results in wasted food. Oh noes! What's the guilty eater to do? In today's "Green Lantern" column » 11/18/08 4:40pm 11/18/08 4:40pm, Slate writer Jacob Leibenluft takes on to-go's carbon footprint. Can we justify it in these greening times? More to the point, can we…

Fashion Victims

Fur sales are up! And the world's cold-weather mammals can thank the citizens of China and Russia for the disturbing development. (Maybe it was that Fendi show on the Great Wall back in October?) But before us environment and animal-loving types condemn two nations with a combined population of 1.5 billion, did you… » 12/31/07 12:45pm 12/31/07 12:45pm