How carbon farming could halt climate change
Soil holds more carbon than the atmosphere and all vegetation combined. But who’s going to convince more farmers to farm with carbon levels in mind?
Soil carbon debt of 12,000 years of human land use
Orange is the New Green:
How Orange Peels Revived a Costa Rican Forest
WINE WISDOM: Is it finally time for organic wine?
Zinc-air batteries: Three-stage method could revolutionise rechargeability
How electric vehicles could take a bite out of the oil market
A Hole in the Wind: book review
“A Climate Scientist’s Bicycle Journey Across the United States”
A Texan plan for the Texas coast
The problems of the Texas coast are those that come from placing a linear economic system based on use and consumption upon a natural system that works in a different way, a natural system with rhythms, cycles, and limits. When resources and assets were not limited, these issues were not as pronounced, but they are emerging as we face resource and pollution absorption limits. As a society, we are forcing the square peg of our economic model into the round hole of the natural system of the Texas coast, and they do not match well heading into the future.
There are more of us who support equity and justice than who oppose it. Join a community of learners, builders, and activists to create solutions to advance equity and justice in America.
Locally Produced Food in School Lunches—-
A Challenge by Nyuzen, Japan
100% Clean and Renewable Wind, Water, and Sunlight All-Sector Energy Roadmaps for 139 Countries of the World
City trees boost health and wealth
BPA breakthrough: New treatment takes controversial chemical out of water.
Thinking outside the manufacturing box
The six core themes of the conference: New India by 2022, Doubling Farmers’ Incomes, creating Cities of Tomorrow, Make in India, Reforming the Financial Sector, and building World-Class Infrastructure.
Female Equality Is Key to a Sustainable Future
Climate Change Impacts on Women and Girls
The True Cost of American Food
Agroecology to the Rescue: 7 Ways Ecologists are Working Toward Healthier Food Systems
WHY COMMIT TO INTEGRATING CARBON FARMING IN YOUR AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY CHAIN?
Oregon works to fight ocean acidification
Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias
Croatia could become leader in Organic Farming in EU
Seikatsu Club: Japanese Cooperative Managed by Members’ Will to Confront Social Problems
Coca-Cola targets circular future
The world’s largest food companies are funding bee habitats
This California Dairy Farmer Says He’s Got a Carbon-Positive Solution to Fight Emissions
David Suzuki: When times get dark, we must shine brighter
The Economy of an Ecological Society Will Be at the Service of Humanity
Troubled Waters: Tennessee Families Stand Up for a Clean Environment
Bees Are Bouncing Back From Colony Collapse Disorder
Banff chef building connections at farm-to-table food event
Small Is Beautiful*
The Road to Resilience
CARBON FARMING: CALIFORNIA FOCUS ON SOIL TO MEET CLIMATE, WATER GOALS
Chemical Footprint Project 2017 Annual Report
Monsanto Emails Raise Issue of Influencing Research on Roundup Weed Killer
Building Healthy Soil Solves Everything (video)
Earth Overshoot Day 2017 was Aug. 2, the earliest date since ecological overshoot began in the early 1970s
Women take control of solar revolution
Shared Renewables Hold Big Potential for Communities Left Out of Clean Energy Programs
Gulf of Mexico’s Dead Zone Could be Largest Ever, Thanks to the Meat Industry
As Trump leaves Paris Accord, Wind jobs are fastest growing in US next Decade
Four Proposed Tar Sands Oil Pipelines Pose A Threat To Water Resources
South Asia: Heat Waves Could Make 1.5 Billion People’s Homes Uninhabitable by 2100
Deforestation and Climate Disruption Are Degrading the Amazon, Endangering Our Survival
US federal department is censoring use of term ‘climate change’, emails reveal
Planet has just 5% chance of reaching Paris climate goal, study says
Researchers find that economic, emissions and population trends point to very small chance Earth will avoid warming more than 2C by century’s end
GREAT LAKES RESTORATION IS UNDER THREAT. HERE’S WHY THAT MATTERS.
Degraded by decades of pollution, the North American Great Lakes are finding new life through cleanup efforts now threatened by proposed federal budget cuts.
Trump proposes scrapping Obama-era fracking rule on water pollution
Bureau of Land Management says it is moving to discard 2015 regulation as it duplicates state rules and ‘imposes unjustified costs’ on oil and gas industry
Trump plan could open Giant Sequoia monument to logging As the Trump administration continues to roll back protections on public lands, timber industry advocates are pushing to reduce federal defenses for California’s giant trees
Fossil fuel subsidies are dwarfed by health cost
GERMANY’S TRANSITION FROM COAL TO RENEWABLE ENERGY OFFERS LESSONS FOR THE REST OF THE WORLD
The country’s decades-long shift from industrial mining to clean energy has brought both challenge and opportunity
(Mining) Despite high upfront costs, technology investments reap long-term savings – BMI
Summer Reading: 20 Signs of Progress in the Good Food Movement
A collection of some of our favorite hopeful stories we’ve published so far this year.
Fossil fuel subsidies are a staggering $5 tn per year
Joining Forces for Honest Environmental Journalism
WE CAN NO LONGER OUTRUN ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE. SO, HERE’S WHAT WE NEED TO DO INSTEAD.
Researchers are tackling the problem of antibiotic resistance head on — by hunting for the genes that enable bacteria to become resistant to life-saving medications.
We Can’t Stop Our Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Until We Rein In the Corporations Releasing Them
10 Natural Wonders Created by Water Now Threatened by Climate Change
How Understanding What Killed The Dinosaurs Can Help Us Prepare For Climate Change
Giant larvaceans transfer ocean pollution by ingesting plastic waste
New England’s Only Hard Coral Could Help Determine Extent of Microplastic Pollution
Another Reason to Ditch Plastic—
It Smells Like Food to Fish
Odours from marine plastic debris induce food search behaviours in a forage fish
Sea Ice Loss Dooms Walrus If not Protected, Groups Claim
China to further active engagement in Arctic affairs
Eutrophication will increase during the 21st century as a result of precipitation changes
Climate Justice Is Racial Justice Is Gender Justice
What is a “just transition,” anyway? Bill McKibben asks Jacqueline Patterson, the director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.
Electric car emissions slashed by two thirds as electricity generation goes green
Houston, Tell Your President We Have a Problem: It’s Called Climate Change
HARVEY DIDN’T COME OUT OF THE BLUE. NOW IS THE TIME TO TALK ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE.
Extreme Weather Is a Human-Caused Disaster, but It Is Avoidable
Technological change and social disruption
Where does ocean plastic come from?
Swimming in Plastic
Many Floridians know about plastic pollution in the ocean. What they may not know is that it’s also a problem in most of Florida’s streams, rivers and coastal waters.
Growing Wild – Plastic Pollution (audio, 44 minutes)
Claire Potter of Plastic Free Pledge, Bex Band and Erin Bastian of Paddle Pick Up and Natalie Fee of City to Sea.