But fracked gas releases greater greenhouse gas emissions than coal, studies suggest.
The World Bank is phasing out of coal and ramping up support for “fracked” natural gas, even though research suggests that climate impacts of fracking may be even worse than coal.
For social change, slow and steady may win the race.
Just 1.5 percent of federal transportation funds support bicycling and walking projects.
Growing Change follows the filmmaker’s journey to understand why current food systems leave hundreds of millions of people in hunger. It’s a journey to understand how the world will feed itself in the future in the face of major environmental challenges. At the core of Venezuela’s country-wide process toward “food sovereignty” are principles of social justice and sustainability. It’s an inspirational story full of lively characters, thought provoking insights, stunning scenery and ideas to transform the food system.
President Barack Obama’s 2013 budget proposal offers a window into which battles he aims to fight and which ones he intends to avoid. Here’s a breakdown of the energy policies embedded in the proposed budget.
Just a pinch of fear can go a long way.
Predictions of economic decline and regime change in China have become increasingly popular. Hard times ahead? Almost certainly. Regime change? Not so likely.
“Today I’m risking arrest to urge president Obama to be the leader that puts healing the planet and families over the interests of the fossil fuel industry.”
An increasing GDP may demonstrate growth in gross transactions, but it may not indicate that the majority of us are better-off.
Some say that organic farming means going “backwards.” These farmers think otherwise.
Rice farmers in the Philippines go chemical free, community strong.
How the 2008 financial crash redefined what it means to be economically vulnerable.
More and more people, communities, and nations are taking steps to reduce their vulnerability to a volatile global economy.
In preparation for the National Rice Summit, Philippine farmers speak up about what they need from the government to support organic and self-sufficient farming.