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We Need to Help Poor Farmers Prepare for Climate Change -- Starting Now

Bill Gates | Posted 09.02.2015 | World
Bill Gates

We need to recognize that it's already too late to stop all of the impacts of hotter temperatures. Even if the world discovered a cheap, clean energy source next week, it would take time to kick our fossil fuel-powered habits and shift to a carbon-free future. That's why it's critical for the world to invest in efforts to help the poorest adapt.

What We Can Learn From the Tax Revolt and Genocide in Cambodia

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Steve Mariotti

Just this past week, disturbing reports came in about the ongoing violence around the world, and the genocidal violence now taking place in the Central African Republic. As a guest of the State Department, I recently visited Cambodia and later traveled to Vietnam, and was reminded of the tragic history of genocide in the region.

Texas Rice Farmers Face Water Shortage

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — Thousands of Texas rice farmers won't get water for irrigation this year because lakes and rivers remain low after more than a year o...

Fearing Snow Storms And Terrorist Attacks, Farmers Explore Local Foods

AP | By LISA RATHKE | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green

FERRISBURGH, Vt. -- Erik Andrus considers himself a beer and bread man, but he's had limited success growing high quality grains on his sometimes sogg...