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Call for Mass Civil Disobedience Against Coal
by Bill McKibben, Wendell Berry
This is an open letter from Wendell Berry and Bill McKibben.
YES! Picks :: Our Favorite Cookbooks
The staff here at YES! has put together their ultimate cookbook shelf. Take a look and Bon Appetit!
Everybody Eats :: How a Community Food System Works
It begins with small farms working with natural cycles and ends with fresh food and stronger communities.
Food Rebellions: 7 Steps to Solving the Food Crisis
by Eric Holt-Gimenez
Resistance to the trade and “aid” policies that displace farmers and increase hunger.
The City that Ended Hunger
by Frances Moore Lappe
A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger.
Restoring the Range: Can Beef Be Earth Friendly?
by Madeline Ostrander
A South Dakota ranch family restored a prairie, wildlife habitat, and a creek—here’s how.
Growing Power in an Urban Food Desert
by Roger Bybee
Will Allen’s farm offers fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, and a taste of the delicious possibilities of farming the urban food deserts.
Just the Facts :: Corporate Food
Hunger. Pollution. Instability. Obesity. The problem with corporate food--by the numbers.
YES! But How? :: Solar Hot Water
Hybrid plug-ins. Corn-based plastic. Buying from musicians. Solar hot water.
Go Organic: A Month of Organic Eating
by Laura Kaliebe
Organic. Marketing ploy or easy way to get a little greener? Laura Kaliebe attempts to find out by eating organic for 30 days.
In Review :: The Road to Sustainability
by Michael Marien
Reviews of Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet, The Bridge at the Edge of the World, Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization, Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change
People We Love :: Tim DeChristopher
Utah student Tim DeChristopher tries to stop sale of land to energy companies
Signs of Life :: Brazil to Protect Rainforests
by Brooke Jarvis, Bill McKibben
The Brazilian government made its first-ever serious commitment to Amazon rainforest protection.
Signs of Life :: Stimulus for Clean Water?
by Tara Lohan
Citizen groups like Food and Water Watch are asking Congress to tackle the nation's water infrastructure crisis.
Van Jones: Beyond the Politics of Confrontation
by Sarah van Gelder, Van Jones
Meet the man who’s convincing the country, and the new President, that the next economy needs to be green and just. Interview by Sarah van Gelder.