has more than 30 years’ writing and editing experience in a variety of publishing areas, including reference books, newspapers, magazines, media relations and corporate speeches. Much of this material involved research on water rights, land use, alternative-technology vehicles and other environmental issues, but Walker has also written extensively on nonscientific subjects, having produced six titles in Wiley Publishing’s CliffsNotes series, including study guides for "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest." He has also authored more than 100 critical biographies of authors and musicians for Gale Research's Contemporary Literary Criticism and Contemporary Musicians reference-book series. Most recently, he was managing editor of The Heartland Institute's InfoTech & Telecom News. Prior to that, he was manager of communications for the Mackinac Center's Property Rights Network. He also served from 2006-2007 as editor of Michigan Science, a quarterly Mackinac Center publication. Walker has served as an adjunct professor of literature and academic writing at University of Detroit Mercy. For the past three years, he has authored a weekly column for the mid-Michigan Morning Sun newspaper. Walker holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Michigan State University. He is the father of two daughters and currently lives in Midland, Mich., with his wife Katherine.

Posts by Bruce Edward Walker

EcoLinks 09.25.15

Pope Francis tells Congress: Be Courageous, Do Something about Climate Change Zoe Schlanger, Newsweek In his address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress Thursday morning, Pope Francis minced no words when it came to climate change. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.24.15

As Pope Francis Meets America, a Climate Science Scholar Offers a Fresh View of the Encyclical Andrew C. Revkin, The New York Times As Pope Francis gets into high gear on his visit to the United States, it’s worth reviewing details and contexts in the extraordinary message to Catholics and the rest of the planet in “On Care for Our Common Home,” the encyclical he issued earlier this year. Continue Reading...

As Environment Rebounds, Progressives Light A Candle

The Vatican Information Service reported on last week’s address by Pope Francis to the collected environment ministers of the European Union. In his remarks, the Pope reiterated the environmental concerns expressed in his encyclical, Laudato Si: This morning, before the Wednesday general audience, the Pope received the environment ministers of the European Union who will soon face two important events: the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and the COP 21 in Paris. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.23.15

Toward a better understanding of religion and global affairs John Kerry, The National Catholic Review In June, Pope Francis’ historic encyclical “Laudato Si’” helped advocate for global measures to combat climate change. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.22.15

America Exclusive: Vice President Biden on Pope Francis, Faith and Public Life America He made it clear, it is not the papacy’s role to be the scientist-­in­-chief and/or the political arbiter. Continue Reading...

Another Rolling Stone Ruse

When it comes to addressing the latest hit-piece in Rolling Stone regarding the Acton Institute, Rev. Robert Sirico is front and center, top of the charts, so to speak. I’d like to take a whack at it, myself, if readers will indulge me. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.21.15

Pope Francis Should Stop Washing His Robes Joy Pullman, The Federalist I’m not sure who Pope Francis’s religious advisors are, but it seems they’ve forgotten the Gospel isn’t directly aimed at helping the poor or averting supposed environmental disasters. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.18.15

Pope Francis is thirsty Rev. Joel C. Hunger and Susan Barnett, The Hill Throughout Laudato Si, water runs deep. Peter Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute, a research and policy group dedicated to solving the world’s most pressing water problems, took a comprehensive look at the encyclical and the threat of what the pope calls “water poverty”: A pope for all seasons Washington Post This is the riddle of Pope Francis, the first Latin American pope and a man who has brought a dose of magical realism to the job of being pontiff. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.17.15

Francis stresses solidarity, justice, participation in address to EU environment ministers Brian Roewe, National Catholic Reporter A “cultural, spiritual and educational challenge” awaits global negotiators set to act in coming months on issues of sustainability and the environment, Pope Francis said Wednesday, as he challenged them to act for the poor, ensure industrialized nations repay their “ecological debt,” and include all voices in the discussion. Continue Reading...