June 13th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
HBO's Ice On Fire is a vicious wake-up call to the sleeping million around the world. It sends the message that climate change is here, now and we must take action today, not to save our children or to ensure a viable planet for some far off future generation, but to fight to save our planet for ourselves
June 13th, 2019 | by NRDC
The Trump administration undermines an historic trail, tries desperately to save just one coal-fired power plant, and sells out the endangered delta smelt
June 11th, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna
Making species extinction real takes the eye of an artist
June 6th, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna
Global aquaculture, one of the fastest growing food sectors on the planet, is putting lots of seafood on our plates these days. New opportunities and challenges in seafood marine production under climate change scenarios require the industry to design effective and efficient use and protection of the oceans if we are to feed an enormous percentage of the planet's population sustainably
June 1st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Torrential downpours and tornadoes have forced many US farmers to postpone planting crops this year because their fields are flooded. Donald Trump has added more burdens for them to bear with his idiotic trade war with China. It's a tough time to be a farmer.
May 22nd, 2019 | by Michael Barnard
Farming carbon capture has value beyond CO2, so is well worth pursuing even though it will be a slow and relatively small wedge
May 15th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
"As residents of Mexico City are being asked to stay indoors to avoid hazardous air quality, WRI’s Resource Watch team is tracking the fires breaking out in Mexico and Central America in near-real time," the World Resources Institute emailed CleanTechnica
May 14th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
A couple in California has been awarded more than $2 billion in damages for health issues a jury found were caused by Roundup, a week killer manufactured by Monsanto. That's a lot of money, but it's unlikely anyone would want to switch places with the plaintiffs.
May 13th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
About half of the world's land is collectively held. Most of that land is not legally recognized under national laws, and even less of that land is formally documented with a land title
May 10th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
Imagine Lagos, Nigeria, a city of 22 million. What was once a small coastal town just a few decades ago has exploded into a sprawling megacity spanning 452 square miles. Its rapid growth has stretched the city’s services impossibly thin: Less than 10 percent of people live in homes with sewer connections; less than 20 percent have access to tap water. Many houses are in slums and informal settlements at the city’s periphery. Now picture Lagos twice as big
May 10th, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna
Do governments around the world have what it takes to save millions of species from extinction
May 9th, 2019 | by Nexus Media
Preserving and restoring forests is an effective step toward mitigating climate change, and comes with a host of other benefits
May 6th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
A new study has used tree ring data records to measure drought conditions around the world. It finds a correlation between human activity and drought going back to the early 1900s.
May 5th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers at the University of Sussex have devised a way to use naturally occurring bacteria to target a specific agricultural pest. It could signal the end of pesticide use as we know it.
May 2nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Carl's Jr is beefing up its lineup of flame broiled sandwiches with a new patty that promises to take its sandwiches Beyond Beef. The fast food chain is adding the Beyond Beef burger to its menu by upgrading its flagship Famous Star burger to what they are calling the Beyond Famous Star
April 30th, 2019 | by The Beam
To avoid eating our way toward catastrophic climate change, we must transition to a low-carbon diet. But as the issue of meat consumption slowly gains traction amongst consumers and business, our governments are lagging behind, mostly ignoring it entirely. But how can policymakers help us all to make more sustainable choices for the dinner table?
April 27th, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna
The dangers of continuing upon a path of agricultural development that promote multidrug resistance are acute
April 25th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Conservation agriculture is changing how farmers in many countries grow crops. It costs less and restores the soil at the same time.
April 25th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
The tropics lost 12 million hectares of tree cover in 2018, the fourth-highest annual loss since record-keeping began in 2001. Of greatest concern is the disappearance of 3.6 million hectares of primary rainforest, an area the size of Belgium. The figures come from updated data from the University of Maryland, released today on Global Forest Watch
April 22nd, 2019 | by Jake Richardson
Taylor Guitars, based in El Cajon, California, recently announced the completion of a tree planting project in Cameroon's Congo Basin area. 1,500 West African ebony trees were planted to help maintain this species, which is currently in a vulnerable state. Bob Taylor, Co-founder and President of Taylor Guitars, answered some questions about the tree planting work for CleanTechnica
April 15th, 2019 | by Erika Clugston
An interview with Bowery CEO and co-founder Irving Fain
April 12th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Frauhofer ISE's experimental agrophotovoltaic farm in Germany was 186% more efficient during the hot, dry summer of 2018 than the land would have been if it was devoted solely to agriculture or solar panels alone.
April 11th, 2019 | by The Beam
On the bright side, the European food system provides 4.2 million jobs in Europe, feeds more than 500 million Europeans, and its greenhouse gases emissions have decreased 20% since 1990. But the social and environmental impacts of the European food system is alarming. Diet-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease are growing at an alarming rate
April 8th, 2019 | by Erika Clugston
The co-founders of Shiok Meats on their cell-based meats and seafood