David W. Orr

David Orr

David W. Orr is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College. His latest books include Design on the Edge: The Making of a High Performance Building (MIT Press, 2006); The Last Refuge: Patriotism, Politics, and the Environment (Island Press, 2004); and The Nature of Design (Oxford, 2002). He has published 150 articles in scientific journals, social science publications, and popular magazines. He and his wife have two sons and three grandchildren.


Law of the Land

EACH OF US AMERICANS, on average, has 190 potentially toxic organochlorine compounds in our fatty tissue and body fluids, and several hundred other chemicals that may be harmful to our health. Continue reading