When you decide to have a cup of coffee, you have already made your largest contribution to the energy used to deliver coffee to your cup.
Have the laws of physics been reversed?
there is no doubt that a vegetarian diet would have much less impact on the climate.
We can’t count on better management of soils to solve the climate crisis
Nearly all nitrogen pollution stems from agriculture, which strives to feed more than 7 billion of us with low-cost abundance.
Eliminating protection for first order and seasonal (ephemeral) streams means that anything that might be dumped in the headwaters of major rivers would be exempt from pollution laws
We will spare nature by living in cities, but for a sustainable world, we will not pull ourselves up by our own bootstraps by living in cities.
The human population is more vulnerable to catastrophic pandemics than at any time since the Black Death.
It has been of great interest among plant geneticists to develop other crop plants that avoid photorespiration.
Recent press coverage of soil carbon sequestration on farms creates the dangerous impression that we can easily store a significant fraction of CO2 from fossil fuel emissions through better soil management.