Monsanto May Have Won the Battle for I-522, But the Future of Food Is Not Lost
by Erin SagenNov 06, 2013
- As final results come in for Initiative 522, advocates of GMO labeling are saying we need to change the system, not just the supermarket.
Adapting to Climate Change: It's Not About Giving Up, It's About Getting Real
by Madeline OstranderNov 01, 2013
- Conversations about how we're going to get through the coming transformation force us to see the full scale of the problem.
Three Elephants Head from Zoo to 80-Acre Sanctuary
by Cynthia DanielNov 01, 2013
- A specialist in animal psychology sees the decision as evidence of progress in understanding between species.
Foraging the Urban Wilderness—From High-Carb Cattails to Dandelions
by Valerie SchloredtOct 30, 2013
- “Dandelion Hunter” is an education about the food that grows along our city streets, and the deep history author Rebecca Lerner discovered along the way.
What Were Morgan Stanley Reps Doing at a Fossil Fuel Divestment Forum?
by Rachael StoeveOct 29, 2013
- As it turns out, they were leading a workshop on how to move billions of dollars in public and nonprofit funds to sustainable investments.
Keystone XL Decision: Obama's Last Chance to Fulfill Climate Promises?
by Bill McKibbenOct 28, 2013
- A presidential block of Keystone XL could help reset the international negotiations that Obama allowed to go aground at Copenhagen.
"A New Kind of Self-Awareness": Film Explores Implications of Seeing Earth from Space
by YES! online teamOct 25, 2013
- How has the experience of seeing our planet from outer space changed the way we think about it?
10 Films to Inspire Your Inner Environmental Superhero
by Christopher Zumski FinkeOct 25, 2013
- Movies have long helped us understand what it means to live on earth and contribute to an ecologically sustainable planet. Here are ten of our favorites.
Meet the New Climate Heroes: Faces of the Frontline
by Kristin MoeOct 25, 2013
- Not all of these young people focus directly on climate change in their work. But it tends to take a prominent position in their worldview, which sees issues of race, class, labor, and environment as inextricably connected.
"Blackfish" on CNN: Documentary about Captive Orca Whales Goes Mainstream
by James TrimarcoOct 25, 2013
- The public reaction to a documentary about captive orca whales showed an empathy we don't usually associate with TV audiences.
Can Fracking Showdown on Native Land Help Break Canada's Cycle of Colonialism?
by Leanne SimpsonOct 23, 2013
- When members of the Elsipogtog First Nation attempted to prevent seismic testing on their land that could lead to fracking, armed police appeared and violence ensued. Here, indigenous writer and academic Leanne Simpson puts the issue into context.
Why the Climate Movement Should Have No "Keystone"
by Arielle Klagsbrun, David Osborn, Maryam Andragi, Kirby SpanglerOct 21, 2013
- We must call for what we really need—an end to all new fossil fuel infrastructure and extraction.
Concealed by Shutdown-Related Headlines, a Big Week in Food Politics
by Erin SagenOct 18, 2013
- In case you were distracted by Tea Party antics this week, here's a rundown of important developments in GMOs, sustainable farming, and other food news.
Will a Secretive International Trade Deal Ban GMO Labeling?
by James TrimarcoOct 18, 2013
- The Trans Pacific Partnership is likely to be a setback for efforts to regulate and label GMO foods.
3 Ways Obamacare Will Help You Out (Even If You're Off the Grid)
by Shannon HayesOct 16, 2013
- Self-reliant farmer types may not think they need help from the government. But they need affordable health insurance at least as much as the rest of us.