Food & agriculture

Climate - June 20

Staff, Energy Bulletin

As Iraq runs dry, a plague of snakes is unleashed
African farms becoming too hot to handle
Warming may outstrip Africa's ability to feed itself
Climate change hits China's 'poor hardest'
Learning to live with climate change will not be enough

archived June 20, 2009
	

Dysfunction - June 19

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Globesity: How climate change and obesity draw from the same roots
Marijuana and Cocaine Should Be Legalized, Says Latin American Drugs Commission
Stand up for rural America while you still can

archived June 19, 2009
	

Food & agriculture - June 19

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Urban Farming, a Bit Closer to the Sun
A food system without fossil fuels (Michael Bomford Interview) - audio
Philly's fresh-food triumph: Nationally admired program opens supermarkets for underserved

archived June 19, 2009
	

Depletion - June 19

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Multinationals eye up lithium reserves beneath Bolivia's salt flats
Will fertiliser scarcity harm farm economy?
Pressure over land rights to increase, conference told

archived June 19, 2009
	

Food & agriculture - June 18

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Advanced Worm Composting
Agriculture Offsets -- a Savior or a Boondoggle?
Reality Report: Michael Bomford Interview: Do We Need Fossil Fuels to Feed Ourselves?
Crop to Cuisine: Food & Wine Magazine Celebrates Sustainable Food in Aspen

archived June 18, 2009
	

Solutions & sustainability - June 17

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Worldchanging Interview: Bill McKibben
Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono urge meat-free Mondays
Town sets off on healthy path practicing 4 keys to longevity
Queen turns corner of palace backyard into an allotment (text and video)
Nearly Naked Riders Protest Oil Dependency

archived June 17, 2009
	

Urban Agriculture as a Career Path

Olga Bonfiglio, Energy Bulletin

Tom Howe, 19, a freshman at Wayne State University wants to be an urban farmer. While this may seem an unusual career goal for a young man of the twenty-first century, let alone one from an upscale middle class suburb of Detroit...Howe is emblematic of today’s growing national trend where young people are looking for ways to make a difference in their world--especially when it comes to sustainability issues.

archived June 15, 2009
	

Home: a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Marcin Gerwin, Energy Bulletin

Magnificent! From belugas in the Arctic to skyscrapers in Dubai. From glaciers in Himalayas to devastated Easter Island. The images of the Earth captured from above are breathtaking.

archived June 13, 2009
	

Food & agriculture - June 13

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Sharon Astyk: Tour my food storage
Michael Pollan, garden fresh
Greenhorns: Building A movement of young farmers
Gardens are where community problems are solved
Why our food system may suffer the same fate as our financial system
UC Davis begins $2.8 million in studies of agricultural nitrogen's impacts

archived June 13, 2009
	

Oceans, fish and The End of the Line

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Act now or it's jellyfish burgers all round
Film prompts Pret a Manger to change its tuna
Public support creation of marine nature reserve
The End of the Line: The biggest problem you've never heard of
Menaces to oceans: CO2, plastic bags, overfishing
Scientists: global warming has already changed oceans

archived June 11, 2009