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Will Congress Act to Protect Coal Mining Communities?

via the Union of Concerned Scientists blog. by Jeremy Richardson, Union of Concerned Scientists senior energy analyst in the Climate and Energy program, conducting analytical work on the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon regulations. February 9, 2016, 7:25 pm EST Today marks the release of the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2017. Included in the request to Congress is…

Organic Agriculture Is Key to Helping Feed the World Sustainably – UCS Review

    Read at the source. UCS Science Network | February 3, 2016, 18:31 pm EST Organic agriculture is a relatively untapped resource for feeding the Earth’s population, especially in the face of climate change and other global challenges. That’s the conclusion my doctoral candidate Jonathan Wachter and I reached in reviewing 40 years of…

Mark Bittman: Why Aren’t Presidential Candidates Talking about Food and Agriculture?

From The Equation, the Union of Concerned Scientists blog: Why Aren’t Presidential Candidates Talking about Food and Agriculture? October 20, 2015 by Mark Bittman, Fellow, Food & Environment Program With the first Democratic debate a week behind us and the election still over a year away, we’ve entered a long but important window to influence…