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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US Environmental Protection Ag...

Apr 11, 2019 by

Despite over 10,000 factory farms and almost no Clean Water Act regulation, EPA denies petition to withdraw Iowa’s pollution program.

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Big Ag’s ‘World Fo...

Oct 23, 2017 by

[Translate] Food Every year, Monsanto and its biotech allies celebrate destructive, industrialized agriculture. By Katherine Paul /...

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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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Not Just North Dakota: Here Ar...

Dec 17, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment Brave citizens are fighting hard to stop a number of big projects. By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet Photo...

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WHILE EYES WERE ON STANDING RO...

Dec 7, 2016 by

[Translate] While the pipeline may have been halted in North Dakota, construction workers just finished drilling under the Des Moines...

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Signs That Wind Power Is Gaini...

Sep 19, 2016 by

[Translate]   By Juan Cole TRUTHDIG The Iowa Utility Board has approved a $3 bn. MidAmerica wind farm project which will be the...

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An Oil Pipeline Nearly As Long...

Jul 28, 2016 by

[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Nati Harnik Pipes for the proposed Dakota Access oil...

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IOWA JUST APPROVED AN OIL PIPE...

Mar 11, 2016 by

[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Nati Harnik Pipes for the proposed Dakota Access oil...

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IOWA’S CLIMATE-CHANGE WI...

Nov 21, 2015 by

[Translate] By JEFF BIGGERS  NY TIMES Credit Josh Cochran   Iowa City — NEGOTIATORS en route to the United Nations conference on...

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PRESIDENT OBAMA DROPS THE R...

Sep 16, 2015 by

[Translate] by Dartagnan DAILY KOS If there’s one thing that is sure to send Republicans into an apoplectic, screaming rage,...

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AS CROWDS FOR BERNIE SANDERS G...

Sep 2, 2015 by

[Translate] By JASON HOROWITZ NY TIMES Senator Bernie Sanders at a rally in early August at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore. He has...

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IOWA KIDS WILL NOW BE TAUGHT A...

Aug 8, 2015 by

[Translate] Climate by Ryan KoronowskiCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File Wind turbines stand in a field in...

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Storms move across US as warni...

May 10, 2015 by

[Translate] Tornado hits South Dakota as snow falls in Nebraska Travel delays in Texas but tropical storm weakens in the Carolinas...

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“People are really getting ang...

Feb 24, 2015 by

[Translate] At an under-the-radar town hall in Des Moines, Sanders had the crowd begging for more. Here’s why it matters Robert...

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America’s First Cellulosic Bio...

Sep 7, 2014 by

[Translate] by Jeff Spross CLIMATE PROGRESS Guests tour the POET-DSM cellulosic ethanol plant on September 3, 2014. CREDIT: AP Photo...

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Iowa Senate Candidate Wants To...

May 1, 2014 by

One of the GOP’s candidates…

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Will Global Warming Produce Mo...

Apr 28, 2014 by

In the wake of a devastating series of twisters…

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Hog Wild: Factory Farms Are Po...

Mar 25, 2014 by

Millions of pigs are crammed…

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Un till: An Iowa farmer finds ...

Mar 13, 2014 by

But if we’re interested in sustainability…

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Iowa Is Getting Sucked Into Sc...

Feb 11, 2014 by

Last year, after a record drought…

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Google’s clean energy investme...

Nov 15, 2012 by

On Thursday Google announced that it’s put another $75 million into a wind farm in Iowa…

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Congressmember from heavily su...

Oct 31, 2012 by

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has some thoughts about federal relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy.

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Why Iowa’s Got a 1% Perc...

Oct 21, 2012 by

Farmers are cashing in on a hungry world. Everyone else is struggling to find a job.

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Despite the end of summer, Iow...

Oct 15, 2012 by

It’s Oct. 8. Autumn. Here in New York, it hasn’t gotten above 55 degrees today

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