Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: sustainability

When less is more

We must look critically at all the forms of consumption that could be eliminated to the ultimate benefit of all.

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Why Indigenous hunting is essential to forest sustainability

Hunting has a bad reputation and is rarely considered in forest governance and conservation strategies. But what if, instead, we tried to learn from it?

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of...

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

Marijuana with a mission: Brother David’s quest to turn the cannabis...

"We need to promote Sun+Earth and other high-bar standards—because it’s best for the Earth in this age of climate crisis, and produces the cleanest, greenest and most ethical cannabis possible.”

Everything I know about a low-waste lifestyle I learned from my...

Frugality doesn’t just save money – it helps save the environment, too.

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14: A new era for...

The health of the oceans is vital for the survival of all humanity.

6 ways citizens across the U.S. are using science to build...

By collecting climate change data, monitoring air quality, and reverse-engineering insulin, locals are creating a more just and equitable society.

Old McPontiff Had a Farm

Who knew—Pope Francis has a farm. And on his farm he is providing a living model of a sustainable food system to the public. Just one more reason he is living up to his reputation as the “People’s Pope.”

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."