Wind energy may do more than improve farm income. When sited in agricultural fields, turbines may help crops to grow, new research indicates.
Elsewhere, big disagreements on estimates for shale gas, and progress on burying the problem of carbon emissions
In this week’s roundup of climate and energy news: budget battles, foodpocalypse, PetroLeaks, and more
Small-scale rainwater harvesting and new crops could fill the gap
Toxic pollutants from flights kill at least ten thousand annually, study says.
a chapter by Richard Heinberg from “The Post Carbon Reader”
We’re using up the planet, “we’re targeting our own children and grandchildren.” Yep—it’s a Ponzi scheme
Action inside forested countries and on the international market has slowed illegal logging
When it comes to protected areas, less really can mean more
“Civilization is precarious: as we climbed the ladder of progress, we kicked out the rungs below. There is no going back without catastrophe.”
from Ronald Wright’s “A Short History of Progress”