|December 9, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
If you like to eat, and your food likes to grow in healthy soil, how much more can your food growers degrade before reaching the point of no return?
|December 4, 2013||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Environmental|
Papua New Guinea has the 3rd biggest rainforest on Earth and laws that enshrine the land ownership of indigenous tribes. Yet government colludes with foreign loggers.
|December 1, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
If only you could draw a line around a city and it’d sprawl no more — such a power! But is it only magical and not real?
|November 28, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
As GMOs spread, then all of agriculture, the key to human survival, will become the exclusive property of the few huge companies that hold the patents and pay pennies for them.
|November 26, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Government now has its monitoring stations placed away from busy thoroughfares and other sources of contamination. What you don’t know doesn’t hurt?
|November 25, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
You cause a sinkhole, you pay no more to limit your liability than do the companies playing it safe.
|November 24, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Our taking Earth and leaving waste is so fast and furious. We could slow it down if we’d ever quit wasting so much. If we put a price tag on land, resources, and ecosystem services, we’d shape up.
|November 22, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Your choice to burn oil is not exactly free, since the cost is hidden and the price reduced by you paying taxes that turn into subsidies for the industry altering the planet.
|November 22, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
If you’re not an environmentalist, you’re not paying attention. If you are, then pay attention to geonomics, a feasible policy working right for people and planet.
|November 21, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental, The Progress Report|
Our natural enemies love how we change water temperatures and overfish. Contrary to popular belief, treating a jellyfish sting with urine isn’t advised. What is advised is geonomic justice.
|November 19, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Politics|
Over 15 years now, oil sand’s companies imposed their mishaps on nature yet our “protectors” imposed little in the way of fines. This report comes at an inconvenient time for supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline project.
|November 17, 2013||Posted by Staff under Activism, Environmental|
They protest around the clock on Highway 12 near Canada to block the passage of a megaload truck operating on Indian land without a permit. How to reconcile land profit vs land protection?
|November 16, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
To know better what’s happening, scientists need more detailed data, There isn’t enough publicly available geological information. Oil companies have the information but it is proprietary — as is the oil and land until we change that.
|November 16, 2013||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Environmental|
Do the math. Millions of dollars are not much to oilsters raking in billion every quarter. Most of the money they get — some of the worth of Earth — is not for them alone but for Earthlings in general, eh?
|November 15, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Cycling is so common in the Netherlands that you can be rebuked for asking people whether they are cyclists or not. “We aren’t cyclists,” comes the response, “we’re just Dutch.” Of course, cities there are compact and not comfy for cars. Make your city use land efficiently by recovering site rents. Then owners will put their land to good use, which makes cities compact and bike-friendly.