by Emily Atkin Posted on February 10, 2014 Updated: February 10, 2014
If what the tree rings say is true, California hasn’t been this dry in more than 500 years. If what the leading climate scientists say is true, that dryness will only get worse in the coming years.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 7, 2014
It's indicative of a larger trend toward -- and need for --distributed solar generation for the world's poor.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on January 18, 2014
"All I can report to you is it's not raining today and it's not likely to rain for several weeks," Governor Brown told Californians in a news conference in San Francisco on Friday.
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by Alan Pyke Posted on January 3, 2014
The multi-year farm bill fight may be winding down, but critics say a central piece of the budding compromise is deeply flawed.
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 30, 2013
It was unclear late Monday whether food that had already been grown on that land would be sought out or recalled.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on December 12, 2013
Officials in Costa Rica have declared a national crop emergency for bananas due to a pest driven by a warming planet.
by Aviva Shen Posted on December 11, 2013
The FDA took its first significant action to combat drug-resistant pathogens, but it may not be enough.
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 9, 2013
Farms can convert cow manure into renewable biogas, which can power portions of the farm and prevent that methane from reaching the atmosphere.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on November 20, 2013 Updated: November 21, 2013
The warmer waters and increased intensity of storms are expected to increase the severity of toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie.
by Aviva Shen Posted on November 9, 2013 Updated: November 9, 2013
GMO labeling may have failed in Washington on Tuesday, but the real food fight is only just beginning.