Turn your food scraps into soil
BECOME A SOIL MAKER, OR FIND ONE NEAR YOU.
A Record Number of Scientists Are Running for Congress,
and They Get Climate Change
More than a dozen scientists are candidates for U.S. House and Senate seats this year in a wave fueled by the Trump Administration’s anti-science agenda.
Mexico Could Cut Electricity Prices By 40% With Renewables |
Peer to Peer Energy Protocol
Scientists, conservationists: Give Nobel Peace Prize to Jane Goodall
Humpback Whales Are Falling Silent and the Reason Will Make You Cry
The Most Honest Book About Climate Change Yet
William T. Vollmann’s latest opus is brilliant, but it offers no comfort to its readers.
WATCH: FINDING COMMON GROUND ON THE ENVIRONMENT
IN A PARTISAN POLITICAL CLIMATE (video; 1 hour)
Underestimating combined threats of deforestation
and wildlife trade will push Southeast Asian birds
8 Indoor Crops for Winter Gardening
A Mushroom Extract Might Save Bees From a Killer Virus
PERENNIAL VERSIONS OF CONVENTIONAL CROPS OFFER BENEFITS TO THE ENVIRONMENT — BUT ARE THEY READY FOR PRIME TIME?
Crops that don’t need to be planted every year can reduce soil erosion and nutrient runoff, but currently have lower yields. These researchers and businesses are working to fix that.
How to Feed 10 Billion by 2050 Without Destroying the Planet
Forests with a diverse mix of trees can absorb more than twice
as much carbon as areas with just a single species, research has found
– a discovery that could help in the fight against climate change.
The Trump Administration Just Quietly Adopted An “Open Science” Policy
That Limits Conservation Science
Young People Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Climate Change.
She’s Their Lawyer.
Senate Approves Trump Climate Skeptic to Run
Environmental Enforcement at Justice Dept.
Without Changing Diets, Agriculture Alone Could Produce Enough
Emissions to Surpass 1.5°C of Global Warming
How Can You Talk to Kids About Factory Farming? These Books Can Help.
How Carbon Trading Became a Way of Life for California’s Yurok Tribe
“Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America”
A book by Eliza Griswold
The Blight of Fracking Seeps Into America’s Foundations
A major climate report will slam the door on wishful thinking.
The report is from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change,
an international consortium of hundreds of climate researchers convened by the United Nations
Climate scientists are struggling to find the right words for very bad news
A much-awaited report from the U.N.’s top climate science panel will show an enormous gap between where we are and where we need to be to prevent dangerous levels of warming.
Europe’s Dirty Little Secret: Moroccan Slaves and a ‘Sea of Plastic’
Three Key Takeaways From the IPCC Report on 1.5 Degrees of Warming
There is no time to lose in rapidly reducing emissions
Fire and Agroforestry Are Reviving Traditional Native Foods and Communities
In Northern California, the Karuk and Yurok tribes are burning away decades of
forest management practices and revitalizing their foodways and communities.
Gas station emissions were 10 times higher than estimates used in setback regulations
that determine how close schools, playgrounds, and parks can be to the facilities,
according to a new study.
Global bio-economic transformation: What does it mean for forests?
Opportunities and trade-offs of a sustainable bio-based transition on a global scale
Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Plastics Are Predicted to Rise
Greenhouse gas emissions from makers of plastics could wipe out the effects of emissions reductions elsewhere
Puerto Rico’s tropical forests are showing resilience after Hurricane Maria
How Brett Kavanaugh Could Reshape Environmental Law
From the Supreme Court
Saint Kavanaugh (PIERRE TRISTAM)
Why the Wilder Storms? It’s a ‘Loaded Dice’ Problem
Why climate change will bring heavier, “wilder” storms
WHY DO WE DEMOLISH BUILDINGS INSTEAD OF DECONSTRUCTING THEM FOR RE-USE?
Dismantling buildings piece by piece to preserve the reusable parts
within keeps materials out of landfills and creates more jobs that demolition.
Open-Source Food: Nutrition, Toxicology,
and Availability of Wild Edible Greens
in the East Bay
INNOVATORS LOOK TO “ACCIDENTAL CROPS” AS A NUTRITIOUS, ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY AND FREE SOURCE OF FOOD
Edible wild greens could help improve food security, boost public health
and make communities more resilient to disaster.
We label fridges to show their environmental impact – why not food?
Mandatory environmental labels would change how we produce and consume in three far-reaching ways.
Huge reduction in meat-eating ‘essential’ to avoid climate breakdown
Study gives depressing look at how climate change puts
Americans’ mental health at risk
Can Cities Produce Enough Food to Feed Their Citizens?
World Bank Quits Coal in Kosovo, Renewables Cheaper
America’s Nitrate Habit Is Costly and Dangerous
Prevention Is the Solution, But Voluntary Actions Fall Short
Well-fed world can slow warming too
90% of world’s children are breathing toxic air, WHO study finds
Report says air pollution is having a devastating impact on children worldwide, storing up a public health time bomb
Trump’s air pollution adviser: Clean air saves no lives
7 New species discovered in Cape kelp forests
Preserving a Culture by Protecting the Environment
For Some Poor Countries, Climate Science Comes Too Late
The field has a “data gap” problem that won’t be easy to solve.
When It Comes to Sustainability, We’re a Society of Distracted Drivers
We human beings are all, in effect, driving this planet
Everglades: climate change threatens years of work to reverse manmade damage
Report warns that rising temperatures threaten the Everglades,
including changing rainfall patterns and accelerating sea-level
Ecolabelling no help in sustainable seafood sales
Labeling encouraged consumers to buy more of all kinds of seafood, not just sustainable seafood
Where are the women in aquaculture and fisheries?
Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970, report finds
The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilisation, say the world’s leading scientists
Many scientists believe the world has begun a sixth mass extinction, the first to be caused by a species – Homo sapiens.
The Clock Is Ticking on Addressing Climate Change —
Med Students Can Help
Climate change is here, climate change is in our face, and climate change is just as relevant to physicians as it is to lobbyists or politicians
Climate Deniers on the Ballot in 2018
1,200+ U.S. Officials and Candidates
Have Rejected Fossil Fuel Cash
Decreases in global beer supply due
to extreme drought and heat
How to Combat Climate Change with What You Eat
With this resource CFS is demonstrating that avoiding factory-raised meat
is not only possible, but necessary for our health and the health of our planet
Last month, Center for Food Safety (CFS) launched a new report and website for consumers seeking to disrupt the intensive confinement model of food animal production.
With sections including “Ten Reasons to Opt Out,” and “How to Opt Out of Industrial Meat,”
outlines the “why’s” and “how’s” of keeping factory-raised meat and poultry off your plate.
The site also has a section profiling farmers and ranchers that are producing sustainably and humanely raised meats.
Single-use plastics ban approved by European Parliament
Global Pattern of Microplastics (MPs) in Commercial Food-Grade Salts: Sea Salt as an Indicator of Seawater MP Pollution
Found in 90 Percent of Table Salt Brands, Study Finds Average Adult Ingests 2,000 Pieces of Microplastic Per Year
“The more we consume plastics, the more we literally consume plastic.”
Cash for plastics pollution solutions
EU to partner with PH, other nations
on managing plastic use
Making the world a better place through regenerative organic agriculture.
ROC Pilot Program & Participants
Trump to nominate former Monsanto executive to top interior department position
Aurelia Skipwith, who worked as a lawyer and in research at Monsanto, will be nominated to run the Fish and Wildlife Service
Politicians say nothing, but US farmers are increasingly terrified by it – climate change
We’ve lost 60 percent of animal populations since 1970.
This generation may be last to save nature, report says
Roundup Residue Found In More Popular Breakfast Foods: Report
Action Alert: USA Today Says Climate Apocalypse
Promises a Balmy Winter
The Biggest Oil Leak You’ve Never Heard Of,
Still Leaking After 12 Years
Why Environmental Impact Bonds Are Catching On
They give cities a way to share the risk and learn whether new approaches work.
Tropical deforestation now emits more CO2 than the EU
Scientists Warn that Canadian Glacial Melting is “Outside the Scope of Normal”
Capitalism, the Climate Crisis, and Ecosocialist Solutions
‘We Have Less Time Than We Thought’: Alarming New Study Shows Oceans Have Retained Far More Heat Than Previously Believed”
The planet warmed more than we thought. It was hidden from us just because we didn’t sample it right. But it was there.
It was in the ocean already.”