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Local food projects and community gardens are springing up in urban areas all over the country, cutting a promising new path to empowering the poor.
America's kids will get less calcium because of our unabated appetite for gas-guzzling cars--and the wrongheaded belief that ethanol is the answer.
A delegation of church leaders traveled to the US, calling on corporate mogul Ira Rennert to clean up the smelters that are poisoning the children of Peru.
Here's a way to consume less oil: Eat locally! Video artist
She cuts her lawn slowly with a push mower. I save time, hiring men to run machines, burn gas, kill the ozone. Who's the wiser?
Something very strange has happened to food in the richest country in the world:
It's fast, but it ain't good. And it travels way too far a distance from the field to your fork.
Even more contrarian thinking about global warming.
The Iraq War has set off one of the largest oil booms in history--and the race to mine the tar sands of Alberta is heading toward environmental disaster.
More contrarian thinking on climate change.
A passionate critic of the Iraq War has this advice for the Class of 2007: Be afraid. And look within for answers to all the problems you have inherited.
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