To be clear, we are not suggesting ending the use of fossil fuels tomorrow. Decarbonizing our industries, homes, transportation, power generation and food production will take time. But we must make this transition as quickly as humanly possible.
There are innumerable arguments for wholesome foods in sensible combinations, mostly plants. Among them is this: If more of us eat that way, the chances go up that there will be a glass of water left somewhere to wash it down.
Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.
The president opened his speech with a poetic tribute to the Apollo program, a generational mission championed by President John F. Kennedy more than half a century ago. But no comparison can be made between Kennedy's bold vision and Obama's timid plan.
I'm wondering who you would like to see nominated for the Prize? An activist for food sovereignty in India? A scientist working on agroforestry practices in Latin America? An agronomist developing green manure practices in sub-Saharan Africa?
The U.S.'s view of security is antiquated, rooted in the past, not looking towards the future. America looks at national security by looking back to WWI, WWII and the Cold War. Climate change is the new enemy.
The authors of Superfreakonomics super(freaky)star status means that they and their travesty of a book will get attention despite its non-truthful truthiness and misleading mediocrity on climate-change.
The well-timed news is out: the 2000-2009 decade is likely to become the warmest since records began in 1850. Our special issue of Ode Magazine presents breakthrough solutions to delegates in Copenhagen.