The Woman Aiming to Get 50 Million Americans Into the Worker-Owner Economy

And she has a plan to do it.

Global atmospheric CO2 levels hit record high

UN warns that drastic action is needed to meet climate targets set in the Paris agreement

World can meet growing food demands and limit warming

Unfair trade: US beef has a climate problem

St. Louis, Capital of Coal, Votes for All-Clean Power

Talking About Our Future – The Haze That Envelopes Us All

It’s time to dispel the haze.

The Economic Case for Climate Actions in the USA

How a Seed Bank, Almost Lost in Syria’s War, Could Help Feed a Warming Planet

Chris Hedges and Dr. James Hansen on Solving the Urgent Climate Crisis (video 27 minutes)
(includes comments about Our Children’s Trust)

Geophysical potential for wind energy over the open oceans

Corn Walls And Rice Bricks: Tomorrow’s Cities Will Be Built From Crops

Millennials are saying “so long” to the country club and “hello” to the farm.

Ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood – Agrihoods are built around working farms and are replacing the once-popular golf communities favored by Baby Boomers.

Bike Breakthrough: Connecting neighborhoods with Low-Stress Routes

Cities expand stand-alone bike lanes into full networks everyday people actually like to use

Roulac: Oxford Study Attacks Regenerative Agriculture — Monsanto Ally?

Study ties pesticides in food to fertility issues

GM Is Going 100 Percent Electric, Will Ditch Combustion Engine

The Gasoline Car will be History before you Know it

‘World’s First’ Solar-Powered Indoor Farm Coming to Philadelphia

The FBI’s Hunt for Two Missing Piglets Reveals the Federal Cover-Up of Barbaric Factory Farms

Los Angeles’ legendary palm trees are dying – and few will be replaced

A beetle and a fungus are killing off the trees that have become synonymous with the city, making way for trees that give more shade and use less water

New research is helping to explain the link between a changing global climate and a dramatic decline in bumble bee populations worldwide.

Meet the Chef Teaching Kids How to Cook Healthy Meals on a Budget

Seattle chef will soon open a crowd-funded restaurant and arts co-op to honor the city’s arts history and unite its residents.

Significant scale of human impact on planet has changed course of Earth’s history, scientists suggest

The Ridiculous Amount of Energy It Takes to Run Bitcoin

Thresholds of catastrophe in the Earth system

Plastic Ocean Pollution a Driver of Climate Change?

Consider the plastic drinking straw: Why do we suck so much?

L’Oréal eyes circular packaging

Marks & Spencer, Nestle, and Mondelez embrace circular economy

Major European CPGs are striving to improve, but infrastructure gaps and poor recycling rates hamper efforts.

Scotland’s New Offshore Wind Turbines Power 20,000 Homes

Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition

Solar competitors band together to help bring electricity to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

(Getting out of the fossil energy business) BNP Paribas takes further measures to accelerate its support of the energy transition

More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas


A giant insect ecosystem is collapsing due to humans. It’s a catastrophe

Insects have triumphed for hundreds of millions of years in every habitat but the ocean. Their success is unparalleled, which makes their disappearance all the more alarming

Exposure to Glyphosate, Chemical Found in Weed Killers, Increased Over 23 Years

Monsanto Attacks Scientists After Studies Show
Trouble For Weedkiller Dicamba

US Compost Council  January 22 -25, 2018, Atlanta, GA

38th EcoFarm Conference  January 24 – 27, 2018

Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA

Sustainable Foods Summit will take place in San Francisco, January 30 – 31,  2018.

BIOFACH 2018  14 – 17 February 2018 // Nuremberg, Germany

The Soil Association has released a report looking into the possibility of an uncertain future for the organic market in the face of Brexit.

US Gov’Mint does have a Climate Change Response

The federal government’s potential responses to climate change include adaptation (adjustments to natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climate change) and climate engineering (large-scale, deliberate interventions in the Earth’s climate system to diminish climate change or its impacts).

Deforestation has double the effect on global warming than previously thought

Tackling deforestation should be higher on the climate change agenda.

Energy harvested from evaporation could power much of US

Other potential benefits include reliability and water savings


Evaporation could offer renewable energy




California rewrites the GOP’s climate playbook

Why 2017 will go down as the beginning of the end of the internal combustion engine

Eight-Year Study Confirms “All Sea Life” Will Be Affected by Acidic Oceans

Scripps says climate change may represent “existential” threat to humanity

This Isn’t Just Another Urban Farm—It’s a Food Bank The Tucson, Arizona, food bank isn’t just giving away packaged foods.

It’s growing healthy food—and teaching people how.

Climate change, population growth may lead to open ocean aquaculture

Rice University adds a bit of asphalt to speed lithium metal battery charging by 20 times

48 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump

Take the farming high ground: Go organic

Agrifood Atlas

The contrast could hardly be greater. The list of the world’s largest 500 companies by turnover ($) contains a huge number of firms engaged in agriculture and food: firms that have carved up big chunks of the sector among themselves.

At the same time, the sector is the basis of the livelihoods for many millions of farmers and farm workers who are among the poorest people in the world.

The trend continues towards a further concentration of power. In the developing world, the growth of the middle class is changing tastes and diets. Demand for processed foods is sure to rise.

The declared aim of agriculture, chemicals and food corporations is to grab as big a slice of the cake as possible, but they have now been joined by banks, insurance companies and the information technology industry.

Takeovers and mergers like Monsanto by Bayer, Kraft with Heinz and Dow with DuPont are just the tip of the iceberg.


Not so sweet: 75 percent of honey samples had key pesticide

Time for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to Go All Green

Vermont Has Developed America’s Most Comprehensive Food System Plan: How Did They Do It?

The Green Mountain State has long been a national leader in sustainable agriculture and local food.

GMO Ingredient Gives Product Meat-Like Taste and Red Blood-Like Color

Pest resistance to biotech crops surging

A new global assessment helps scientists explain why cases of pest resistance to genetically engineered crops increased by more than fivefold in the past decade, yet some pests remain suppressed

Have Monsanto and the Biotech Industry Turned Natural Bt Pesticides into GMO “Super toxins”?

The IEA’s newly renamed Renewables 2017

(formerly titled Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report)

Ghana Schools To Benefit From Solar Projects

Feds give Hawaii companies $1.5M to develop seaweed as energy source

Americans’ Appetite for Cheap Meat Linked to Widespread Drinking Water Contamination


Trouble in Farm Country: Ag Runoff

Fouls Tap Water Across Rural America

Even when it’s sitting in storage, coal threatens human health

Half-Earth Day to be celebrated October 23rd

Urban farming in a developer’s paradise: enjoying the best of both worlds

Electric bus was killed off 100 years ago

An Environmental and Public Health Disaster Awaits if USDA Gives Organic Label to Hydroponics


Will the Appetite for Hydroponics Profits Uproot the Future of Organics?

Coffee producers feel the heat

Nestlé, Hershey and Mars ‘breaking promises over palm oil use’

This year’s Halloween confectionery will contain palm oil grown on land that should lawfully be habitat to orangutans, rhinos and clouded leopards, despite commitment to clean up supply chains

Food Well Alliance Releases Atlanta’s First Local Food Baseline Report


Economic Impacts of Farm to School: Case Studies and Assessment Tools

Organic Fruit Sales Surge 12%

Country Crest closes the loop on ‘farm to fork’

Should ‘Regenerative’ Agriculture Get Its Own Label?

Some groups want to compete with the organic label and raise the standards for eco-conscious consumers. But others worry that another label could end up sowing market confusion.


Dr. Bronner’s Makes Soap, But It’s Changing How We Eat

Nuclear Power Plants Should Be Closed and Autopsied, Not Resuscitated

Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell trucks are now moving goods around the Port of LA

Changing the Story on Climate Change: From Climate Pessimism to Climate Optimism

Just 10 River Systems Contribute Up to 95 Percent of Plastic in Oceans


Agroecology: Radically Changing How We Face Food Insecurity and Climate Change

Food insecurity is largely driven by a food system that is highly controlled by agribusiness. But there’s a better way.

Scientist Daniel Swain on “Unprecedented Climate Conditions” Contributing to Deadly California Wildfires Video Interview

World Food Prize: Feeding the World a Slick Campaign of Lies

The Industrial Food Chain uses at least 75 percent of the world’s agricultural resources and is a major source of GHG emissions, but provides food to less than 30 percent of the world’s people.

Children to sue European countries over climate change

Corporate TV Drops the Ball on Climate Change

The EPA Science Advisory Board Is Being Compromised.

Here’s Why That Matters.

Trump’s global resorts put profit first, environment last, critics say

Shipping executive: ‘We have deliberately misled public on climate’

What Whales Have to Teach Humans About Capitalism

Any accounting of the commons without acknowledging the presence and interests of others will lead to their continued destruction, to our human detriment as well