Peasant agriculture is a true solution to the climate crisis – La Via Campesina call to action for COP21 in Paris

Peasant agriculture is a true solution to the climate crisis Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 15:57 Climate disruptions this year have again caused widespread hunger, migration and the worsening of living conditions for millions of rural families, especially women…

Exxon’s Own Research Confirmed Climate Change Caused by Burning Fossil Fuels in 1977 – Inside Climate News & Frontline Report

Part 1 of the Exxon: The Road Not Taken report from Inside Climate News and Frontline: Exxon’s Own Research Confirmed Fossil Fuels’ Role in Global Warming Decades Ago Top executives were warned of possible catastrophe from greenhouse effect, then led…

The Egg Beat: Skyrocketing Prices, American Egg Board Tries to Crush Vegan Competitors & A Poultry Flu Apocalypse Could Change Factory Farming Forever

Current news on The Egg Beat. The American Egg Board – an industry funded, government-appointed marketing group – was revealed last week to have conducted an extensive campaign to discredit a vegan alternative to mayonnaise developed by Hampton Creek. US-appointed…

The Soil Story – Sign the Petition for Healthy Soils

The Soil Story, from the folks at Kiss The Ground:

Science meets inspiration in this tale of nature’s best hidden innovation: soil.

The Soil Story, created by Kiss the Ground, is a five-minute film that shares the importance of healthy soil for a healthy planet.

Learn how we can “sequester” (store) carbon from our atmosphere, where it is harmful, and pull it back into the earth, where it belongs, through regenerative agriculture, composting, and other land management practices.

This video and petition [] to the California Legislature supports the allocation of $160 million in funding from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to help rebuild healthy soils.

You can support returning California to a drought-free state by signing our petition, sharing this video with your friends, and helping us reach 100,000 signatures for this initiative that will alter the future of California and our planet right now and for generations to come.

The film was directed in partnership with Louis Fox, best-known for the acclaimed viral series, The Story of Stuff.

Learn more and join the movement at

Nonproliferation Experts Call Iran Nuclear Deal a Strong, Longterm and Verifiable Agreement

Iran Nuclear Deal “A Net-Plus for International Nuclear Nonproliferation” For Immediate Release: August 18, 2015 Media Contacts: Daryl G. Kimball, executive director, 202-463-8270 ext. 107; Timothy Farnsworth, communications director, 202-463-8270 x110. (Washington, D.C.)—More than 70 of the world’s leading nuclear nonproliferation…

Jon Stewart’s Democalypse 2016 & The Great Fellatiator: What Would We Do Without Donald Trump?

Jon Stewart not only raises the question of what we would do without Trump in the 2016 presidential campaign to entertain us.

He also makes you wonder what we’ll do without Stewart around to help us laugh at the absurdity that is our electoral campaign process.