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Naomi Klein's new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate is coming out just as the UN is meeting on climate change, and a massive rally to protest the lack of progress on global warming is shaping up in Manhattan on Sunday.
Local food as a consumer preference is definitely on the rise.
Degrowth? For most Americans, the idea of a movement dedicated to non-growth, let alone one that can attract so many people, is incomprehensible.
Chef Dan Barber says the farm-to-table movement that he helped build has failed to support sustainable agriculture on a large scale.
...I won’t be marching this weekend. I’ll be taking action instead.
The world is transfixed on growing world crude production driven by US shale oil but forgets to look what is happening under this remarkable growth curve.
There is little mindfulness about how the way in which we communicate our message comes across to people beyond the bubble.
To see beyond the hype to urban agriculture's true potential to meet the growing need for healthy food in cities, a recent study published by IOPScience looked at how much food (specifically vegetables) the world's “urban clusters” could actually produce.
Chuck tells all on making the new economy real, bridging race and class divides, and more.
“Querencia,” as it is used in the ordinance, means both a respect and love of place, and a safe haven from which one draws strength.
In crises, anxiety focuses attention. I am continuing to focus on the growing Ebola epidemic, which has no real restraints to keep it from becoming a global pandemic.
Most, but not all, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic.
Genuine communities place members in a circle of support rather than in a pyramid powered by interpersonal competition for external rewards.
The authors ran their observations through a mathematical model and provided proof of an environmental maxim: a diverse ecological community is a strong ecological community.
On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York.
For most small-scale farmers and producers, the local farmers’ market is the engine of their business.
When we think of Iceland, thoughts of sustainable fisheries and renewable energy come to mind. Is that really an accurate picture?
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There are many challenges in communicating about climate change and its best solution, a carbon price. It needs to be simple, allay economic fears, and convey universal fairness.
Three more years? That’s pretty scary! Surely there must be a mistake in that headline.