Achieving Peak Pasture The Breakthrough Institute summarizes their report on the environmental impacts of pasture land in, “Achieving Peak Pasture. " Pasture is the largest human use of land in the world, accounting for more than twice the land used to harvest crops globally. Over the last 320 years, a space the size of North America [...]
A truly yummy climate solution In Robert Stone's iconic film, Pandora's Promise, Stewart Brand posed the key questions that we are still endeavoring to address every day: "Can you be an environmentalist and be pronuclear? In light of climate change, can you be an environmentalist and not be pronuclear?" It is our [...]
The release of a Union of Concerned Scientists report calling for policies to support continued operation of nuclear power plants marks a watershed. UCS is the first major environmental NGO to recognize that nuclear energy presently, and for the foreseeable future, is a key climate mitigation technology. It is also the first to publicly and explicitly call for policies to support nuclear energy.