The problems of overpopulation, overdevelopment and overshoot continue to be largely ignored in discussions about global climate action.  As a 'book champion', 'campaign activist' and 'campaign friend' of the Global Population Speakout network,  I'm pleased to share the following excerpts and resources showing that we are...
Let's Talk About the Cow, Pig, Chicken, Sheep in the Room deals with the threat that farm animals pose to the environment and to humanity. The fierce competition between species for finite resources such as water and food is highlighted...
  Image credit: www.lifehack.org Eat Better and Help Save the Planet Recent polling indicates that Americans are more worried about chemicals in food than they are about added sugar, saturated fat, and sodium. Accordingly, food companies are removing some of the chemicals that consumers...
This  post draws from an article from Climate Reality. It deals with how a changing climate is changing our plates. No matter where you live, climate disruption is touching the food we eat. How a changing climate is changing our...
Anne Lappe of Food MythBusters has launched a second animated movie that takes on the myth of personal choice and exposes the harmful impact of marketing to kids. "We believe that marketing targeting children and teenagers is a public health...
In a previous post, Chemicals in our Bodies - A Story you Need to Hear, Lynn Hasselberger identified the extent of chemical contamination in our everyday living. In a review of Unacceptable Levels, produced by filmmaker Ed Brown, Lynn...
Toxic chemicals are all around us - in our food, our air, our water, and the products we use every day. This film should be a huge eye-opener for anyone concerned about the health of their families and our...
Cross-posted from climatemama (Harriet Shugarman).  Editor ~ R Montpellier. On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking about things we use, buy and eat – where it all comes from...
On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking about what we eat, where it comes from and why we need to be mindful about many of the things...
Today in Day 4 of ClimateMama Earth Day Challenge. This article is also posted today on ClimateMama.com. (Editor ~ R Montpellier)  On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking...