What small businesses can do a...

Nov 6, 2019 by

My articles for Yale Climate Connections have focused on steps various sectors might take to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere.

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Iowa’s farmers – and American ...

Oct 16, 2019 by

Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses bring the state a lot of political attention during presidential election cycles. But in my view, even though some candidates have outlined positions on food and farming, agriculture rarely gets the attention it deserves.

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Can we stop stupid politics fr...

Sep 3, 2019 by

It seems like every Democratic presidential candidate wants to get farmers sucking carbon out of the air and sticking it in the ground.

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The humble pea is America̵...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Demand for plant-based protein is driving rapid growth, while crops like corn and soy stagnate.

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North Carolina’s poultry...

Jun 5, 2019 by

All eyes have been on the state’s hog farms, while its poultry operations have quietly tripled in number over the past two decades with little oversight.

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Climate Friendly Farming Is Ta...

Apr 30, 2019 by

New York wants to fight climate change through good farming. Here’s the dirt.

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Millet anyone? Facing soil cri...

Jan 5, 2019 by

Few Americans think much about where their food comes from, let alone the dirt it grows in. But in the US Midwest and Plains some farmers are looking to the soil to improve their crops and protect the environment.

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Trump wades into California...

Oct 26, 2018 by

President will sign memo directing agencies to review standards that conservatives argue are keeping water from farmers

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Why Aren’t American Farm...

Oct 9, 2018 by

U.S. farmers are bringing in what’s expected to be a record-breaking harvest for both corn and soybeans.

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Nitrogen pollution is a proble...

Aug 17, 2018 by

[Translate] VCG via Getty Images hooray for science By Nathanael Johnson Some think nitrogen pollution may be the greatest danger we...

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Trump administration lifts ban...

Aug 4, 2018 by

[Translate] Environmentalists say lifting the restriction poses a grave threat to pollinating insects Reuters The Trump...

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Sinking land, poisoned water: ...

Jul 26, 2018 by

[Translate] This Land is Your Land California The floor of the Central Valley is slumping, and there is arsenic in the tap water. Now...

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Crop failure and bankruptcy th...

Jul 23, 2018 by

[Translate] Abnormally hot temperatures continue to wreak devastation across northern and central parts of the continent Arthur...

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Mass starvation is humanity’s ...

Dec 12, 2017 by

[Translate] George Monbiot    THE GUARDIAN.COM The Earth cannot accommodate our need and greed for food. We must change our diet...

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How Regenerative Farming Can R...

Nov 6, 2017 by

[Translate] Food Climate-friendly and empowering for women and youth, regenerative practices represent the next stage of organic...

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The Argument That Industrial F...

Oct 20, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment Humanity is on track to deplete the world’s soils within 60 years. There’s a solution—but we may...

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World’s Soils Have Lost 133bn ...

Sep 5, 2017 by

[Translate] Carbon Brief Aug. 28, 2017 11:24AM EST Agencja Fotograficzna Caro / Alamy Stock Photo By Daisy Dunne The world’s...

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Shortage of farm workers leavi...

Aug 5, 2017 by

[Translate] By NBC4 Staff Published: July 24, 2017, 4:28 pm LOS ANGELES (WCMH) — The debate on immigration has been hitting America’s...

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TANZANIA FARMERS ARE FACING HE...

Jun 8, 2017 by

[Translate] In order to receive development assistance, Tanzania has to give Western agribusiness full freedom and give enclosed...

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SLUGGING IT OUT WITH A NEW CON...

Jun 6, 2017 by

[Translate] Grist / Amelia Bates Cover Story By Nathanael Johnson GRIST It was the closest thing you get to a blind date between a...

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Want to Get ‘Back to the...

Jun 4, 2017 by

[Translate] Food Each generation has had one common desire: to live a more honest, ethical life of self-sufficiency and oneness with...

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HOW ONE AFRICAN REFUGEE IS FEE...

May 5, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Thacher Schmid, Medium | Op-Ed Rosata Hezumuryano, a Burundi refugee who founded Happiness Family Farm at New...

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Why Small-Scale Farming Is Our...

Apr 19, 2017 by

[Translate] Local Peace Economy There is nothing inevitable about the demise of rural America. By Sarah van Gelder / AlterNet Photo...

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WHY IS TRUMP IGNORING THESE GO...

Apr 3, 2017 by

[Translate] Forget coal. This is how to revive rural America. Maddie OatmanMay/June 2017 issue  MOTHER JONES JoHee Yoon For half a...

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FEARS OF ‘DIRTY MEATR...

Feb 18, 2017 by

[Translate] The Guardian The meat industry The Observer Audits carried out at more than 300 abattoirs in England, Wales and Northern...

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REPUBLICANS BEGIN EFFORT TO GU...

Feb 16, 2017 by

[Translate] Endangered   Alex Wong/Getty Images On Wednesday, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held hearings on...

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US COURT OF APPEALS: STATES AN...

Dec 18, 2016 by

[Translate]  S.D. Wells  NATURAL NEWS (NaturalNews) The entire organic community of the United States just won a massive victory that...

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HOW DO WE FEED A GROWING WORLD...

Dec 12, 2016 by

[Translate] Less meat, higher yields, open minds, and the right incentives are among the realistic solutions experts see. A boy...

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Meet Four Young Farmers Who Ar...

Dec 10, 2016 by

[Translate] Food . A new short film highlights the joys and challenges of being a young farmer in the arid West. By Chelsey Simpson /...

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Why Are the Residents of This ...

Nov 27, 2016 by

[Translate] Food Their fundamental premise is that the value of farmland lies in its contribution to food production, lasting...

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