American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
President Obama proposes an end to a long-standing ban on drilling off the Atlantic coast, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the north coast of Alaska: What’s behind the decision and how economic benefits compare with environmental risks.
- Rayola Dougher senior economic adviser, American Petroleum Institute
- Athan Manuel director, Lands Protection Program, Sierra Club
- David Hayes deputy secretary, Department of the Interior.
- Stephen Power reporter, Wall Street Journal
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