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The bipartisan farm bill making its way through Congress offers real hope to feed the hungry at home and abroad and improve nutrition for poor kids. But it faces a likely presidential veto over, you guessed it, taxes.

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.

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?

Airplanes produce staggering amounts of carbon dioxide--and there's no way to make them more energy-efficient.

Could clean coal become a reality, or is it just another corporate fantasy?

The world's most industrialized countries started the climate crisis, but China might well finish the job.

Can the ruling classes save the world from global warming?

Green utilities are growing, but they need to grow faster.

Judges' ability to discriminate against expert witnesses has ended up empowering large corporations.

Blogs

In the face of a changing climate and a constrained domestic budget, the lunacy of fossil fuel subsidies is hard to overstate.

April 15, 2014

Global warming is just one of many lies the ‘scientific community’ tries to impose on us. 

April 8, 2014

What would our national conversation on climate change sound like if this kind of honesty broke through with any regularity?

December 23, 2013

South Korea may be better known for its high-tech exports, but its small farmers are leading the way when it comes to food sovereignty and community agriculture.

November 14, 2013

The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.

October 29, 2013

A new report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says weather around the world is becoming more extreme.

August 8, 2013

A flurry of recent news claims GMOs can save agriculture and raises some concerns.

August 2, 2013

By giving science deniers a public forum, media outlets implicitly condone their claims as legitimate.

July 22, 2013

Mountain top removal is wreaking havoc on Appalachia. There's a bill on the Hill to stop it.

April 22, 2013

An Ohio produce farmer's fields of failed crop point to a problem that goes far beyond her family's losses.

July 30, 2012