A Soil Scientist with a Plan for a More Resilient Food System
Earth is becoming ‘Planet Plastic’
Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made
Film Review: ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ Helps Bring Awareness of Climate Change to a New Generation
On one day in May, Italy got 87% of its Electricity from Renewables
World’s First Solar Farm, Shaped Like a Giant Panda, Has Been Built in Datong, China (video)
China Notifies WTO of Intent to Ban 24 Types of Solid Waste Imports
The 12 Forward Thinkers Changing Style and Sustainability
It’s Electric: LA First Major US City to Pledge Full Bus Fleet Conversion
From the table to the bin and then back again
Compost festival teaches sustainable techniques
6 States Tapping Into the Benefits of Carbon Farming
COMPOSTING just got easier
HOW SOME AFRICAN FARMERS ARE RESPONDING TO CLIMATE CHANGE — AND WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM THEM
Agriculture is being hit hard by drought, but nimble producers are fighting back.
Major new study shows pesticide risk to honey bees
Organics: Ferreting Out the Fraudulent Few, While Demanding Higher Standards, Better Enforcement
Emails show Bayer and Syngenta fought scientists for data on bees study
Federal Court Rules Utah “Ag-Gag” Law Unconstitutional
Bees: The Threatened Link in Food Security (audio 29 minutes)
Napa farmers stand by Paris climate accord
Local Flowers Make a Comeback
Flowers bring visual beauty, beneficial bugs, and extra revenue to a farm
—what’s not to love?
Biomimicry @ 20: A conversation with Janine Benyus
What’s the sustainability story inside our food?
Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition
The Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition brings together leaders from across government, the private sector and civil society.
HOW NATURE SOLVES PROBLEMS THROUGH COMPUTATION
Agriculture and global warming and ranch musings
VERMONT’S GMO ADDICTION:
PESTICIDES, POLLUTED WATER, AND CLIMATE DESTRUCTION
States Band Together to Sue EPA After Agency Backtracks on Pesticide Ban
Eight Ways Monsanto Fails at Sustainable Agriculture
“POISON PAPERS” SNAPSHOT: HOJO TRANSCRIPT ILLUSTRATES EPA COLLUSION
WITH CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
http://www.exposedbycmd.org/2017/07/26/poison-papers-exposes-epa-collusion-with-chemical-industry/ and https://www.poisonpapers.org/the-poison-papers/
Corporate Agricultural Dumping: Growing the Wealth Gap
When agribusiness corporations export food at artificially low prices,
they widen the economic divide between the global North and South —
and within rural America.
Meatme: Crowdfund a cow, pig, lamb or chicken for dinner
With IPO, Blue Apron to Invest More in Regenerative Agriculture
Congressional Budget Office: Farm Subsidies Costing Taxpayers $7.5 Billion More Than Expected
What is Carbon Tracker?
Carbon Tracker is a not for profit financial think tank aimed at enabling a climate secure global energy market by aligning capital market actions with climate reality.
World’s young face $535 trillion bill for climate
Fossil fuel subsidies are dwarfed by health cost
“Biological Annihilation,” Trillion-Ton Icebergs, Warming Levels Unseen for 115,000 Years
Volvo: Gas-only cars are history after 2019
It’s Raining in Antarctica While Trump Slashes Climate Science Funding
Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States
Climate change may increase California’s rain
A mission to the Pacific plastic patch
6 Reasons More Farms Should Grow Mushrooms
From reducing waste to amending soil, fungi might be a farmer’s new best friend.
Composting – It’s Not Just For Gardeners Anymore
THE STATE AND FUTURE OF U.S. SOILS
Framework for a Federal Strategic Plan for Soil Science
Dispatches from scientific meetings and conferences around the world
Fritjof Capra on the Earth Charter Initiative
Addressing Climate Change Through Permaculture Principles
Nigeria: The economic basis of inclusivity
Google now tracks air pollution when mapping streets
Why the Open Access Movement in Agriculture Matters
Co-benefits of climate mitigation: Counting statistical lives or life-years?
The Melting of Greenland: Prof Konrad Steffen
(March 2017; video)
This an excellent report from the frontlines: all 3 poles, north, south and the Alps. Detailed, accessible and . . .
We’re a Cheap Battery Away From Phasing Out Fossil Fuels
Circular trailblazers: Mapping the journey to a closed-loop business model
France to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040
Move by Emmanuel Macron’s government comes a day after Volvo said it would only make fully electric or hybrid cars from 2019
Small ‘weedy’ fish to dominate seas if ocean acidification continues: study
Onus on Australia to take diplomatic initiative in protecting Antarctica
Government needs to get on the front foot to ensure plans for Marine Protected Areas are not watered down by other parties
With ‘more at stake’ than any other city, New Orleans issues climate action strategy
Mayor Landrieu calls climate change an “existential threat” to city.
Get Fit In Nature’s Gym
There is no better way to improve your well-being than by gardening
How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps
G20 Leaders ́ Declaration Shaping an interconnected world
Jerry Brown Announces a Climate Summit Meeting in California: October 2018
Our Best Shot at Meeting Paris Goals? Make Energy Public
A new report finds public ownership is the best way for cities and towns to meet renewable energy and efficiency targets.
Reclaiming Public Services: How Cities and Citizens are Turning Back Privatization,
Why Trump Pulling Out of the Paris Agreement Led to a Stronger Global Climate Change Plan
“Why the hell am I paying more for this?”
Major egg operation houses “USDA Organic” hens at three per square foot
It’s Time to Talk (Again) about Sewage Sludge on Farmland
Oregon Ecosystem Files Lawsuit to Defend Its Rights
Air pollution deaths expected to rise because of climate change