Why do we choose to ignore the preponderance of evidence on important societal issues, issue after issue? It’s simple…
Four years into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, some Americans are losing confidence that the conventional wisdom at our disposal, whether liberal or conservative, is capable of restoring the financial security and opportunity we once enjoyed.
The Resilient Gardener is a personal revelation about “All-American food security,” and a clarion call to action.
What do you say to a sizable population of Americans that believe climate change is not for real?
If there’s a future for commercially grown ‘artificial meat’— some scientists believe may be possible in a few years—they are going to need a different name.
Hope for progress on slash-and-burn farming Slash-and-burn subsistence agriculture has fed millions of families over past centuries; today it maintains their descendants in poverty; and its widespread failure is an underlying cause of rural-urban migration in the tropics. The consumptive process by which forest cover is converted to invasive grassland, over vast swathes of former […]
What a difference 38 million years makes. Cornfields of the midwestern United States were a tropical region
Environmental scientist, Lester R. Brown, argues that climate change threatens civilization, he outlines his ideas in Plan B: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
It’s a fast approaching train, and it’s heading directly our way. Visionary author Lester R. Brown warns civilization is heading toward collapse…
July 23, 2010 Growing food in a region facing climate change has many daily challenges for its residents. In parts of eastern Africa this is compounded by deforestation, which has led to water run-off and erosion. The soils health has greatly diminished which has led to crop failure for many. Through a program overseen by […]