Tag: food security

Can the World Feed Itself Without Ruining the Planet?

Written by | October 12th, 2011

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A new study says “yes” and offers a road map for getting there. But it’s going to take a lot of hard work, cooperation and innovation… find out what the solutions are.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 7

Written by | March 7th, 2011

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We’ve got a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. Ride your bike to charge your phone. (Treehugger)
  2. Is the eastern cougar really extinct? Is it even its own species? So many questions. (Green)
  3. Climate change and biofuels are threatening food security. (Reuters, via Scientific American)
  4. An upcoming “sustainable clothing initiative” will tell you just how green your jeans are. (Mongabay)
  5. Ask Umbra has the scoop on green, refillable cleaning supplies. (Grist)

Governors’ Global Climate Summit: Day 2

Written by | October 2nd, 2009

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After yesterday’s star-studded kickoff, today’s discussions at the Governor’s Global Climate Summit in California started on a more sobering note. The topic: adaptation to the inevitable impacts of climate change. Let’s face it. Climate change hurts:  Coastal flooding will continue to displace more and more people from their homes.  Increasing droughts are going to make it even […]

Human Adaptation Is the Key to Conservation in a Changing Climate

Written by | July 6th, 2009

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It seems everyone is writing about climate change. But there’s one report that not many conservation biologists are talking about — and they should be. The Global Humanitarian Forum (GHF), a think-tank lead by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, recently released a report on the human impacts of climate change. The terrifying touchstones of […]

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