The mercury doesn’t lie: We’ve hit a troubling climate change milestone (McKibben)

Kronebreen Glacier NorwayDOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/GETTY IMAGES/FILE 2015 A view of the Kronebreen Glacier in northern Norway.

Bill McKibben is the founder of the climate campaign, and the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College.


Can Large Companies Lead The Low-Carbon Revolution?

The dismissal of a green advocate at a major energy corporation and other recent developments raise a critical question: Are big companies too invested in the status quo to be trailblazers in the quest to wean the global economy off fossil fuels?

“Christensen argues that firms with a big stake in the status quo tend to focus on current customer needs, revenues, and business models, and fail to adapt to new technologies or models designed to meet the future needs of customers.”

Carbon Farming: Fighting Climate Change with Regenerative Agriculture

Berkeley Votes to Boost Co-op Economy In the Face of Gentrification

A growing number of cities are investing in co-ops to keep money local and neighborhoods affordable.

European Parliament opposes import of three herbicide-resistant GM crops

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified glyphosate as a … national governments a theoretical right to ban GMOs approved for import.

Anatomy of a Newsweek Valentine to the Anti-GMO Movement

Trends in glyphosate herbicide use in the United States and globally



4 pour 1000 – France leads on Soil Carbon?

Ocean levels in the Philippines rising at 5 times the global average

FDA Finally Agrees To Test Food For Monsanto’s Glyphosate Weedkiller
The World Health Organization has declared the herbicide, widely used in farming, a probable carcinogen in humans.

Clean Power Could Actually Save US Billions Of Dollars Each Year

Like Knowing If GMOs Are In Your Food?  Congress Is Trying To Make That Harder
2,000 chefs, led by Tom Colicchio, just let D.C. know what they think about that.

295,000 US deaths may be prevented by 2030 with cuts to greenhouse gas
New paper finds that Americans who would otherwise die from lung cancer, heart attacks or respiratory diseases would be saved by reduction in air pollution

University of Chicago professors urge fossil fuel divestment over climate change fears

The Koch Brothers’ Dirty War on Solar Power
All over the country, the Kochs and utilities have been blocking solar initiatives — but nowhere more so than in Florida

Global virus pandemic in honeybees is manmade, not natural

“Big data” comes to chemical testing – How to ensure more is better

Four billion people facing severe water scarcity

From Food To Flowers: The Push For Supply Chain Transparency

The Atlantic Ocean Is Acidifying At A Rapid Rate –

Wind Powering America’s Transformation to a Clean Energy Economy

‘Unprecedented’ Deal Will Preserve Most Of B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest –

100% Renewable Energy: What We Can Do in 10 Years
It will take at least three decades to completely leave behind fossil fuels. But we can do it. And the first step is to start with the easy stuff.

Why We Need to Keep 80 Percent of Fossil Fuels in the Ground
Life depends on it. Bill McKibben on the big changes we’ve already made in remarkably short order.