Despite the odds, despite the long road ahead, I'm more confident than ever that President Obama is right: "we will get it done." Negotiators in Bonn just need to feel that sense of momentum (and outrage) here in the U.S.
Anna Lappé's latest book investigates the intersection between the environmental crisis and the food system in more detail than any book that has come before it. I talk with Lappé about climate friendly farming and the state of the food movement.
With global warming, the world is asking America to take charge. But riven by division, we seem intent on making a mockery of ourselves. Is it not time that passion subside and this matter be laid to rest?
Climate change was the purported theme of the just-concluded summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Thimpu, Bhutan. Instead an Indo-Pakistan rapprochement hijacked the agenda.