The recent Republican plan to offset hurricane relief through budget cuts reflects an outmoded 'scarcity doctrine' that invites limitation in society. Applying a loaves-and-fishes 'abundance model' does the opposite. A small liberal arts college in North Carolina shows why.
By 2050, the planet will add the equivalent of a new China and India in population. Africa is increasingly seen as the new global breadbasket in the quest to feed all those people.
Scientists seek a more sustainable model for growth
New York Times columnist Tom Friedman exhorts us to unite to fight global warming and excess consumption.