There isn’t a single TPP chapter on agriculture in TPP; rather, issues impacting food and agriculture are scattered throughout the deal. With that in mind, here are the issues that characterize the TPP so far:
Last July the government agency, which has collected mundane statistics on energy matters for decades, quietly revealed that 127 of the world's largest oil and gas companies are running out of cash.
As international climate scientists warn runaway greenhouse gas emissions could cause "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts," the Obama administration is abandoning attempts to have Congress agree to a legally binding international climate deal.
Perhaps post-growth thinkers need to embrace a both/and strategy—both policy reform and grassroots change—rather than privileging one over the other or wasting energy on the wrong audience.
Transportation continues to generate a large proportion of emissions worldwide, even as emissions from other areas of the economy fall.
The book, like others Pollan's written, benefits from his exceptional storytelling.
If we want to secure community control, we must plant our feet...on the people’s inherent, constitutional, collective right to govern the places where they live.
A mid-week update. Oil prices have been quiet this week trading around the Wednesday close of $93.88 in New York and $102.72 in London.
Today I want to take a deep look at the global biofuels picture, drawing mainly from the Renewables 2014 Global Status Report (GSR) that was released in June by REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century.
The worker cooperative movement has hit a new stride. Here are some of the most interesting and innovative worker cooperatives around.
Clear decision making accompanied by determination and hard work has landed Kim Bethel into a life extraordinarily well suited to her.
A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
The U.S. Forest Service is spending so much of its money fighting fires that it's struggling to keep our national forests healthy.
For millennia to come, the peoples of North America will have to contend with drastically expanded deserts, coastlines that in some regions will be many miles further inland than they are today, and the presence of dead zones where nuclear or chemical wastes in the soil and water make human …
Argentina is playing hardball with the vulture funds, which have been trying to force it into an involuntary bankruptcy.
The citizens’ movement for action on the global climate crisis has, over time, developed a love-hate relationship with international campaigning.
At its best the agrarian life is an integrated whole, with work and leisure mixed together, undertaken under healthful conditions and surrounded by family.
On August 6, I wrote a post called Making Sense of the US Oil Story, in which I looked at US oil. In this post, I would like to look at other sources of US energy.
Last year, as New York City prepared to launch bike-share program Citi Bike, naysayers grumbled about the 10,000 additional bicycles soon to join the streets of the Big Apple.
It is as simple as this - when the bees lose, we lose, and that is the road we are going down.
I'm happy to announce that a new collection of essays that I've co-edited with John Clippinger, executive director of ID3, has been published. It's called From Bitcoin to Burning Man and Beyond.