CARBON FARMING: HOW AGRICULTURE CAN BOTH FEED PEOPLE AND FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

by anderseditor· By Richard Lindsay Imagine “carbon emissions”, and what springs to mind? Most people tend to think of power stations belching out clouds of carbon dioxide or queues of vehicles burning up fossil fuels as they crawl, bumper-to-bumper, along congested urban roads. But in Britain and many other countries, carbon emissions have another source, one … Continue reading CARBON FARMING: HOW AGRICULTURE CAN BOTH FEED PEOPLE AND FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

159. Dealing With Those Who Won’t See What’s Happening.

This is the World Organic News for the week ending the 11th of February 2019. Jon Moore reporting! Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil! This week I’m responding to a question. A few weeks back at the community garden we were in a group discussion about the impacts of climate change. Three percent of Tasmania … Continue reading 159. Dealing With Those Who Won’t See What’s Happening.

How Factory Farming Contributes to Global Warming

Today, nearly 65 billion animals worldwide, including cows, chickens and pigs, are crammed into CAFOs. When you add it all up, the picture is clear—contemporary agriculture is burning up our planet. And factory farms or, in industry lingo, Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), play a key role in this impending disaster. The science behind global warming is … Continue reading How Factory Farming Contributes to Global Warming

The Geography of Climate Change

By Henry Lewis  Tampa, Florida, a city where Donald Trump has held some of his most infamous rallies, will receive disproportionately negative climate change impacts if scientists’ predictions hold true. In a recent study published in the journal Science, “Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States,” researchers have projected which states will likely … Continue reading The Geography of Climate Change