How to feed 10 billion people

Can we ditch intensive farming and still feed the world? by: Fiona Harvey, The GuardianInsert Payment Form Why do we need to grow more food? Food production around the world must rise by half in…

We can’t shop our way out of this

Why all those Black Friday deals are costly for the environment CBC Radio, The Current Lawmakers in France are trying to ban Black Friday to help stop waste Black Friday may be packed with cheap…

Apocalypse Now: Probably not

Why Apocalyptic Claims About Climate Change Are Wrong Michael Shellenberger, Contributor, Forbes, Energy I write about energy and the environment. ... First, no credible scientific body has ever said climate change threatens the collapse of…

Electric Cars Won’t End Oil

Can Electric Cars Kill Crude Oil Demand? By: Vinni Malik, Publicis Sapient (Energyworld.com, from The Economic Times) On my recent trip to North America, I was congratulating a friend who had bought a luxury car…

Global Energy Transition in 12 Charts

The global transition to clean energy, explained in 12 charts Despite all the progress, we’re still struggling to hit the climate emergency brake. By David Roberts@drvoxdavid@vox.com   As you might have heard, the planet is warming up, and…

Don’t Call Me a Pessimist on Climate. I…

To see our fate clearly, we must face these hard facts about energy, growth and governance. (Part one of two) William E. Rees Yesterday | TheTyee.ca William E. Rees is professor emeritus of human ecology and ecological economics…

2C beyond the limit

Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air-condition the outdoors By Steven Mufson, Washington Post   DOHA, Qatar — It was 116 degrees Fahrenheit in the shade outside the new Al Janoub soccer stadium, and the air…

Scrubbing the oil sands’ record

Canada’s bitumen giants say their crude has become less carbon-intensive than the average. How do their claims hold up? Jason Markusoff, Macleans This summer, with an election call in the offing and the debate over…