A new generation of leaders understands that individual actions won’t fix our environmental problems
By defining environmental citizenship as responsible consumption,
sustainability advocates downplay the need for mass action to catalyze
To succeed, the Green New Deal must tap the power of collective action.
The Green New Deal offers valuable insights on how to drive transformational change.
Does it have what it takes to pull it off?
The climate crisis is our third world war. It needs a bold response.
by Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Economist
Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is at stake
Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years
Many of the world’s biggest companies, from Silicon Valley tech firms to
large European banks, are bracing for the prospect that climate change
could substantially affect their bottom lines within the next five
years, according to a new analysis of corporate disclosures.
Former Shale Gas CEO Says Fracking Revolution
The Green New Deal wants farmers to restore the land, not keep wrecking it
The sweeping framework—and surprisingly, Silicon Valley tech—could help
soil-repairing practices like regenerative agriculture take off.
Deep climate idea: Pay farmers to bury carbon
Called the Terraton Initiative (a “teraton” is a trillion tons), the
company expectes to sign up 3,000 farmers globally, with more than
1 million acres, in 2019.
David Perry, the company’s chief executive, says he has lined up a
group of buyers who will purchase carbon credits, from nonprofits to
consumer-focused food companies who could claim their products are not
merely carbon-neutral but carbon-negative.
At Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. the Kitchen Garden is
“Really Right Outside Our Back Door.”
The chefs at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. have a passion for
fresh food. With a thoughtful approach to farming, its agriculture teams
on both coasts maximize their playgrounds and sometimes even get the
brewing staff involved with recipes.
What price tag would you put on a walk in the woods?
Ecosystem services such as pollination and carbon storage are increasingly
factored into land management decisions. But what about less tangible
Dealing With Climate Fear
If you feel powerless, remember that the biggest change you can make is to support leaders who think our planet is actually worth saving.
How to Arm Nature Against Corporate Profiteers
Corporate powers—who have perverted law, logic and nature to have their lifeless profiteering entities declared “persons”—are aghast that Mother Nature not only has rights but those rights can be legally and morally superior to the claim that a corporation’s right to profit is absolute
The Farms of the Future
If we all divest our time, energy and money from the corporations that fill megastores and supermarkets, and invest instead in ourselves, in local farmers and small local businesses, then we can keep money and precious resources circulating in our communities
This spring we’re taking over commencements everywhere to demand a zero emissions future.
It is clear that over-reliance on too few varieties and species leaves the food system more exposed to climate change
Mauled by American Meritocracy
Fear-Based Climate Appeals Can Be Counterproductive
New research suggests that environmental groups can persuade more people by
focusing on a positive attitude toward climate action.
Eating Out? GMOs Do’s & Don’t’s
Impossible Foods and Regenerative Grazers Face Off in a Carbon Farming Dust-Up.
The plant-based burger company called regenerative grazing the “clean coal of meat” in a recent report. That hasn’t gone over well amongst carbon ranchers.
Deep learning to map concentrated animal feeding operations
The Scary New Math of Factory Farm Waste
Factory farms are exempt from reporting requirements under the Clean Air and
Clean Water Acts. Now a new tool can provide solid evidence of the
environmental harm they can cause.
“Hardhats vs. Hippies”: How the Media Misrepresents
Rise of the Extinction Deniers
Just like climate deniers, they’re out to obfuscate and debase the scientists and conservationists trying to save the natural world — and maybe get rid of a few pesky species in the process.
Greenland’s ice sheet is melting unusually fast
That may raise the sea level by an extra millimetre this year
In Courtrooms, Climate Change Is No Longer Up for Debate
Increasingly, global warming science is going unchallenged in lawsuits seeking to
curb fossil fuel use and hold companies to account.
The Indian Ocean’s Great Disappearing Garbage Patch
The Indian Ocean is heavily polluted by plastic, but currents and the wind push it all about. For better or worse, oceanographic and meteorological forces in the Indian Ocean seem to be preventing plastic from accumulating to form a garbage patch.
As new market booms, which meat alternative will win out?
The sizzling initial public offering of Beyond Meat has set off a
fierce debate among companies with a variety of futuristic food ideas.
8 Reasons to Avoid GMOs
Are you wondering if GMOs are bad for you? Maybe you don’t even know whether or not you’re eating genetically modified organisms. If so, you’re not alone, at least in the U.S.
Cooks Venture wants to make US poultry industry sustainable through feed
Changing how feed is grown and the kinds of rations used
with poultry are aspects of Cooks Venture’s push to move poultry
production from “sustainable” to “regenerative” agriculture, says CEO.
Heatwave cooks mussels in their shells on California shore
Temperatures lead to what appears to be largest local die-off in 15 years, raising fears for broader ecosystem