Pope Reflects on the Relationship Between Human Ecology and Environmental Ecology
Jeremy Grantham, a well-known presence in the financial world, recently published a World View column in the journal Nature in which he concludes that, "simply, we are running out'' of almost all commodities whose consumption sustains modern civilization. There is nothing new about such claims, and since the emergence of a vocal global peak oil movement during the late 1990s, many other minerals have been added to the endangered list. Indeed, there is now a book called Peak Everything. What makes Grantham's column - published under the alarmist headline "Be Persuasive. Be Brave. Be Arrested (If Necessary)" - worth noticing, and deconstructing, is that he puts his claims in terms more suitable for tabloids than for one of the world's oldest and most prestigious scientific weekly magazines.
Should we develop new clean energy technology or deploy the tech we already have? Both, obviously. So why are we still arguing about it?
We throw away almost half the food that's produced in this country. These new mobile platforms save food from the dumpster and send it to hungry people instead.
A gourmet meal is cooked in compost
Turkey doesn't grow on trees (yeah, OK -- it'd be really weird if it did). So why do we waste almost one-third of the turkey we buy?
New report analyzes the cost of medical waste in America.
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With nearly 100 percent certainty I can assure you we won't be hearing President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, or their respective surrogates, talking about America's food waste dilemma (or what I and others would describe as a crisis) in the months ahead. That's too bad since food waste is creating significant social, economic and
Lakota pride. Those are the words Patricia Hammond read on a pick-up truck bumper sticker while living in the tallgrass prairies of Iowa with her daughte...
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A photographic tour of the toxic otherworld in Dandora -- Nairobi's mountainous waste land.
Decision is a blow to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and other campaigners calling for end to fishermen's practice
The fourth international conference on Free and Open Source Software (FOSSK4) which concluded here on Thursday has proposed the application of free software in the development of monitoring, mitigatio
A new study by two graduate students from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego found that a little over nine percent of the fish that swim ne