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…