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Chris Hedges: Saving the Planet, One Meal at a Time

My attitude toward becoming a vegan was similar to Augustine’s attitude toward becoming celibate—“God grant me abstinence, but not yet.” By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  Nov. 9, 2014 Shutterstock My attitude toward becoming a vegan was similar to Augustine’s attitude toward becoming celibate—“God grant me abstinence, but not yet.” But with animal agriculture as the leading More

Alex Kirby: Climate Puts U.S. at Risk of Multibillion Dollar Bill

 LONDON—The sheer economic cost of climate change to Americans could be far greater than many realise, an influential study says. Overheated economy: U.S. crops such as cotton face a 20 percent drop in yield. Photo by Wars via Wikimedia Commons By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network This piece first appeared at Climate News Network.  truthdig.com  June More

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