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    One Cause Of Global Warming That Gets Overlooked: Food Waste

    What are the biggest threats posed by the amount of food we waste? Decreasing landfill space? Hunger? Water and energy waste? Yes, all of these are important considerations. But another one we tend to overlook: food waste is a cause of global warming. More

  • How to Eat Less for the Climate (and Your Health)

    We all know how to eat less and why it’s better for our health. It’s as simple as not taking another bite of cake. Or twenty. But even though we know how to eat less, we don’t often do it, especially this time of year when sweets and treats abound. But eating less is not just an issue about our preserving our waistline and reducing our risks of becoming obese or developing diabetes. It may also help reduce our impact on climate change and food waste. More

  • Clean Power Plan Needs Your Testimony

    While the EPA’s Clean Power Plan won’t solve climate change, it will go a long ways towards reducing US carbon emissions. Support it by adding your testimony. More

  • Climate Change Facts Sheet

    The Earth Policy Institute pulls together a collection of alarming climate change facts that illustrate the need to move away from fossil fuels. More

  • Top News from the Food Front: New Food Documentary, New Food System Foolishness

    Vermont boldly goes where no state has gone before, and food industry moguls mobilize to resist transparency. The USDA gets something right, surprising local food enthusiasts everywhere; and Katie Couric’s new documentary cheeses off the food industry’s obesity profiteers. Meanwhile industrial ag causes problems for bees, food eaters, and the whole planet actually. What else is new in the world of food? Glad you asked! More

  • Climate Scientists Declare "We are the 97%!"

    I have no doubt that climatology is a challenging field in and of itself, but climate scientists – particularly those focused on global warming – also have to deal with consistent attempts to undermine their credibility. They’re just following the “consensus” (which, ya know, didn’t actually result from empirical evidence) because it’ll get them grants, […] More

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