Politicians not markets slow new energy dawn.
It is politicians, not economists, who stand in the way of wider adoption of cheap renewable energies across the world.
People Have A Fundamental Right To Be Protected From Climate Change, A Landmark Court Ruling Says
The Dutch Supreme Court’s decision could have huge repercussions for how other countries tackle rising emissions.
Electric trucks may be the future, but waste and recycling market still charging up
Looking to move away from diesel and meet climate
goals, a growing number of service providers are in the process of
testing out models from coast to coast.
We must take a stand now for ending the structural violence associated with our climate catastrophe.
Joan Halifax at a rally on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on December 20, 2019
The ocean plastic we see is ‘the tip of the iceberg’.
The climate crisis poses a threat unlike any in human history. It’s a catastrophe of our own creation—but it doesn’t have to end this way.
We can change course. (4:16 minutes)
Andrew Romanoff campaign pitch
Why You Need to Know About Regenerative Agriculture
Why companies as diverse as Patagonia and General Mills are suddenly focused on getting dirty
Fossil Fuel Giants Claim To Support Climate Science, Yet Still Fund Denial – Fourteen oil and gas companies are funding a website that attacks scientists and undermines their work.
Our Final Exam in Madrid (COP25)
“Why are we hauling giant container shiploads of Christmas decorations from Vietnam to England? Don’t the English know how to make decorations?”
Savoring What Remains in an Age of Climate PTSD
Vast numbers of climate scientists are now grieving for the planet
and humanity’s future, with some even describing their symptoms as a climate-change version of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD.
Community-Led Efforts to Ban Glyphosate in Public Spaces Pick up Speed
Buoyed by scientific and public concern, hundreds of communities around the country are banning the herbicide’s use and working toward organic lawn management.
A scientist draws parallels between racism and the way coyotes are treated in the U.S.
Seeing himself in the science ecologist Christopher Schell believes that tapping into who he is as a person makes his research better.
The Double Burden of Malnutrition
This four paper Series explores how this coexistence is affecting
low-income and middle-income countries. Malnutrition in its many forms has previously been understood and approached as a separate public health issue, but the new emergent reality is that undernutrition and overnutrition are interconnected and, therefore, double-duty actions that simultaneously address more than one dimension must be implemented
for policy solutions to be effective. In addition to policy
recommendations, the Series includes a focus on both historical and biological contexts, and new economic analysis.
The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) monitors precipitation chemistry.
The program is a cooperative effort between many different groups,
including federal, state, tribal and local governmental agencies, educational
institutions, private companies, and non-governmental agencies.
Finding our Common Ground (podcast, 53 minutes)
To transcend infighting in the food movement, finding our common ground is as important as targeting our common enemy. The food movement is amazingly diverse. From personal health and animal rights to protecting worker’s rights and precious ecosystems, our why’s for wanting to radically transform our food system widely differ. So do our tactics and our strategies. That diversity may just be the food movement’s greatest strength, yet it also risks being its biggest weakness.
Infighting is as invasive as it is destructive. The ‘circling fire squad’ – where people with common enemies choose to shoot one another instead – is deeply counterproductive.
Oregon Believes Drones, Blockchain Can Better Support Ag
An entrepreneur from Eugene, Ore., claims that drone imaging and blockchain technology can hold farmers accountable for sustainable farming. Currently, there is no government agency that oversees farm branding.
Black Farmers Embrace Practices of Climate Resiliency
Climate Finance 2020: Leaders and laggards in the race to net-zero
Waste incinerator plan at quarry ‘totally unnecessary’
Our addiction to stuff: How Walmart enables us to destroy the planet
Australia bushfires: towns devastated and lives lost as blazes turn the sky red
Thousands shelter on beaches as fires rip through Victoria and New South Wales
Decades of denial have to end:
we need radical climate leadership in 2020
Greta Thunberg Offers Advice to Young People,
Dismisses Climate-Denying Politicians in BBC Radio Program
“Be an active democratic citizen…because democracy is not only on election day, it’s happening all the time.”