by Alan Pyke Posted on May 22, 2014
31 million kids get free school lunches. Just 2 million are able to take advantage of the summer food program.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 8, 2014
August-like temperatures have been baking the state since last weekend, causing widespread power outages as residents rush to turn on the A.C., and further exacerbating a drought which threatens to devastate this year's wheat crop.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 5, 2014
It’s in our foods -- meat, cheese, milk, ketchup, salad dressing, soda, cookies, and chips. It’s found in our makeup, toothpaste, and perfume. It even powers our cars.
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by Joe Romm Posted on May 1, 2014
Insects for food are getting a lot of buzz. Here's why.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on April 21, 2014 Updated: April 21, 2014
We've got to feed our growing population. Is the sea the next agricultural frontier to do that?
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on April 17, 2014 Updated: April 18, 2014
In the West, we’ve seen this Cliven Bundy movie before. And with every re-run, the worn out story line of the heroic independent rancher standing up to the dictatorial federal government gets more tiresome.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 16, 2014 Updated: April 16, 2014
Once evocative of blue crabs and boating, in recent years the Chesapeake Bay has become known for its pollution. So why are a group of outside states trying to block the long-awaited cleanup plan?
by Joe Romm Posted on April 11, 2014 Updated: April 12, 2014
Two new studies confirm climate change is drying the U.S. Southwest -- and nearly a third of the world's land faces drying from rising greenhouse gases.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 7, 2014
A new field test by researchers in California appears to confirm that humanity's carbon dioxide emissions could decrease the nutritional value of crops, further threatening future food security.
by Joe Romm Posted on March 30, 2014
As with every recent IPCC report, it is super-cautious to a fault and yet still incredibly alarming.