David Suzuki Discusses Rio+20, Economics and Survival

Rio +20 (2012 Interview with David Suzuki)

This Democracy Now interview with the great Canadian scientist, David Suzuki, was the best I witnessed from the Rio+20 Conference. I highly recommend clicking on the video below and watching it in it’s entirety. I’ve pulled out some highlights from their transcript.

AMY GOODMAN: I began by asking David Suzuki if anything has changed since his daughter delivered that

Island President: Mohamed Nasheed and a People’s Fight for Survival

President Nasheed of the Maldives briefs repor...

President Nasheed of the Maldives briefs reporters during the Copenhagen climate change talks (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Island President

On February 7, 2012, Mohamed Nasheed, the democratically elected President of the Maldives and an outspoken climate change… Continue reading

Climate Change: Game Over or Just Beginning

As the latest climate data reports show, the period from May 2011 to April 2012 was the warmest ever recorded in the United States.

The average temperature over the 12-month stretch was nearly three degrees Fahrenheit above last century’s average. This news comes on the heals of the record-breaking heat of the warmest March on record.

And… Continue reading

Your Carbon Footprint At the End of Your Fork

Yikes! My Food Has a Footprint Too

This week, my son and I visited the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. As part of an exhibit, “Degrees of Change“, visitors can select items from a menu and calculate the carbon footprint of their meal.

Ian had a great time checking out the footprint… Continue reading

Biodiversity on a Fair Trade Coffee Farm in Costa Rica

On a recent visicoffee berriest to Monteverde, Costa Rica, I met Victor, a small coffee farmer and member of the  Coopesanta Elena. Made up of 75 small coffee producers, the cooperative members are committed to growing their crops in harmony with nature.

Victor’s farm is in fact teeming with biodiversity. From sloths hanging… Continue reading

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