The Economics of Curbing Speculation In Food, Water and Vital Resources

By Hazel Henderson Recent spikes in prices of rice, soy, wheat and corn have driven many poor people in developing countries into hunger and malnutrition. In 2011, then World Bank president Robert Zoellick estimated that 44 million people fell into poverty in 2010 due to rising food prices, adding, “Food …

Extreme Weather and the 2012 Election

August 9th, 2012 Let’s make climate change an election issue! Tell Romney and Obama to make climate change a campaign issue now! TAKE ACTION NOW! It’s official. July was the hottest month in U.S. history, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But we don’t have to tell you …