Category: Environment

US ‘Exports Obesity’

Timothy A. Wise says the dispute over GM corn in Mexico may test the extent to which a trade agreement can be used against a country’s public health and  environmental efforts.  

Chris Hedges: Requiem for Our Species

The effects of the climate crisis intrude with increasing regularity into our lives and yet we do not act. We are as paralyzed as past civilizations were when facing catastrophic destruction.

Rich Countries Skimp on Famine Relief

A U.N. pledging event fell far short of the $7 billion sought for the Horn of Africa where more than 23.5 million people are currently suffering from hunger brought on by one of the worst droughts in recent history.