|Think of Earth, not just your stomach, panel advises|
The Washington Post - 2/19/2015. By Roberto A. Ferdman and Peter Whoriskey - The nation’s top nutritional panel is recommending for the first time that Americans consider the impact on the environment when they are choosing what to eat, a move that defied a warning from Congress and, if enacted, could discourage people from eating red meat.
|Freedom of Information? Not Where Food Safety is Concerned|
Food & Water Watch - 2/18/2015. Pointing out the critical role that public information plays in food safety, today Food & Water Watch slammed USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) for failing to operate within a culture of transparency.
|To Make Hope Possible Rather Than Despair Convincing|
Resilience - 2/18/2015. By David Bollier - Last week I gave an opening lecture at Hampshire College at the launch of its new center for civic activism, the Leadership and Ethical Engagement Project. It was a wonderful opportunity to reflect on how colleges and universities could engage more directly with changing the world – and how the commons could help open up some new fields of thought and action.
|Conflicts in the food, energy, land and water nexus|
Resilience - 2/18/2015. By Gunnar Rundgren, in Garden Earth - There is growing concern over future food production and increasing competition for resources in the food, energy and water nexus, reflected in a new investments in land and water.