Topic: Earth Policy Institute
Experience in northern Japan illustrates that even incremental investment in nuclear power threatens human civilization. The Fukushima disaster should once and for all drive global society away from nuclear power, and toward renewable energy.
11/28/2011 10:50 am
Homero Aridjis, one of Mexico's top environmentalists and poets, has led the battle to save the habitat of monarch butterflies, Pacific gray whales, and sea turtles.
06/06/2011 10:37 am
Ken Burns's miniseries documentary 'The Civil War,' a Dallas festival dedicated to famed playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote, a mobile phone application to track your tax return, and more recommendations.
03/28/2011 01:51 pm
Soaring food prices – such as wheat, which has hit a 2-1/2-year high – could feed political tumult in Africa, despite earlier proclamations that an Egypt-style revolt would not spread to sub-Saharan Africa.
02/15/2011 12:05 pm
If the world has a poor harvest this year, food prices will rise to previously unimaginable levels. Food riots will multiply, political unrest will spread, and governments will fall.
02/08/2011 01:24 pm
The Monitor asked two energy experts to share their lists of the best books on the future of energy.
11/08/2010 11:07 am
The International Grains Council cut its projected world grain output Thursday. Drought in eastern Europe has sparked a Russia grain export ban.
08/27/2010 04:28 pm
Readers write in about lessons from the oil spill and pay for politicians.
08/02/2010 01:05 am
It helps feed a hungry world, but it's worse than CO2.
01/12/2010 09:58 am
As rich countries snap up farmland in developing world, calls grow for regulation to prevent what many see as neocolonial behavior.
07/08/2009 01:00 am