July 27th, 2015 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
What are the biggest threats posed by the amount of food we waste? Decreasing landfill space? Hunger? Water and energy waste? Yes, all of these are important considerations. But another one we tend to overlook: food waste is a cause of global warming
March 13th, 2015 | by Andrea Bertoli
Climate change and wine production are so delicately intertwined. What is the future of the wine industry in a warming world
January 10th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger
Okay, hipsters, you got us. Here’s something we didn’t expect to see in your fancy craft cocktails: really expensive environmentally irresponsible artisanal ice.
December 11th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
We all know how to eat less and why it’s better for our health. It’s as simple as not taking another bite of cake. Or twenty. But even though we know how to eat less, we don’t often do it, especially this time of year when sweets and treats abound. But eating less is not just an issue about our preserving our waistline and reducing our risks of becoming obese or developing diabetes. It may also help reduce our impact on climate change and food waste
December 4th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
If you’re not concerned about climate change, you’re not well enough informed. Part of the reason its impact can be hard to understand is because modern humans have never faced a threat like this before.
November 3rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Could climate education help kids make food choices that are healthier for them and for the planet
September 24th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
Think letting that banana rot is no big deal? New stats on wasting food will have you rethinking wasting even a crumb of bread. Seriously
July 22nd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
Beef is contributing more to global warming than poultry, pork, eggs or dairy, finds a study published in the current issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
May 10th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Vermont boldly goes where no state has gone before, and food industry moguls mobilize to resist transparency. The USDA gets something right, surprising local food enthusiasts everywhere; and Katie Couric's new documentary cheeses off the food industry's obesity profiteers. Meanwhile industrial ag causes problems for bees, food eaters, and the whole planet actually. What else is new in the world of food? Glad you asked!
May 10th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
Just as the White House has released its massive climate change report, a new study out of Harvard’s School of Public Health finds that rising global temperatures are also going to make our food less nutritious