USDA on Climate Change: Adaptation for Agriculture, Forests

February 21, 2013 by Tom Schueneman

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released “two comprehensive reports that synthesize the scientific literature on climate change effects and adaptation strategies for U.S. agriculture and forests.”[read more]

“The bucket stops here”

April 8, 2010 by Marc Gunther

There are many reasons to think twice before dining at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Its best-known menu choices are unhealthy. (A single KFC Extra Crispy Chicken Breast contains 510 calories and 33 grams of fat. In fairness, the company offers Kentucky Grilled Chicken options that are better for you.) According to People for the Ethical...[read more]

Don't Weep for the Trees

October 22, 2009 by Robert Rapier

While I have no intention of changing the general theme of this blog, I will spend some essays in the future providing more details behind my new job in Hawaii. I did this on occasion with my previous job at Accsys, but the focus of the blog remained on energy, sustainability, and the environment.As explained in the previous essay, my...[read more]