Earth Policy Release – Eroding Soils Darkening Our Future

Chapter 5. Eroding Soils Darkening Our Future  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch5   Over the next several weeks, we will be releasing Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity by Lester R. Brown in installments. Look for a new chapter about every other week. Supporting data, videos, and …

E – The Environmental Magazine – Joining Hands for Beaches

May 19, 2013 WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING Joining Hands for Beaches This past Saturday, Hands Across the Sand participants joined hands at beaches across the world to protest offshore drilling, deepwater drilling and offshore seismic testing. Hands Across the Sand’s mission is to ensure “the protection of our coastal economies, oceans,… Continue Reading …

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica : New Audi A3 e-tron Plug-In Hybrid With 201 HP To Debut At Geneva Motor Show

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica New Audi A3 e-tron Plug-In Hybrid With 201 HP To Debut At Geneva Motor Show Cabot Launches First Graphene-Based Additive To Improve Energy Density Of Li-ion Batteries Delhi Students To Generate Power From Wind Produced By Metro Rail Self-Driving Nissan Leaf Controlled From iPad (4 VIDEOS) …

Expanding Dust Bowls Worsening Food Prospects in China and Africa

Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2012/update110 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update December 20, 2012 When most people hear the term “dust bowl,” they think of the American heartland in the 1930s, when a homesteading wheat bonanza led to the plowing up of the Great Plains’ native grassland, culminating in the greatest environmental …

Risks Rise for Fracking

WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING A Toxin Blooms In a 2004 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Harvard-educated biologist and Institute for Ethnomedicine Director Paul Alan Cox, Ph.D. and colleagues found the neurotoxin B-methylamino-l-alanine (BMAA) in nine deceased Canadian… Continue Reading » Risks Rise for Fracking …