You may well ask why PlanetSave, a blog usually dedicated to positive developments and actions to save the earth, is reporting news about ExxonMobil and a Russian arctic oil well. … [Read full article]
What Is Climate Change? (VIDEO)
Remember the difference between weather and climate? We know what happens when the weather changes—it’s obvious. Climate is another story. Read on. When it rains, you put on a raincoat … [Read full article]
Sustainable Superfood Powder from Moringa Tree Supports Women Farmers
Superfoods are all the rage these days, and it’s no wonder, considering the denatured condition that most processed foods are in, and the fact that more of us are turning … [Read full article]
National Climate Assessment Pulls No Punches About US Options
(All figures are from the 2014 National Climate Assessment draft.) Later today (Tuesday, May 6), at 8 a.m. EDT, the National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee of experts meets … [Read full article]
If You See It On TV, Don't Eat it! (cartoon)
Or at least pay very close attention to the label before you decide to eat! Thanks to the good folks at eatlocalgrown.com, via Food Inc on Facebook, for this great … [Read full article]
Farmageddon Strips Rosy Myths From 21st-Century Food: London Salon February 20
Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat exposes a worldwide crisis in mega-farming. (Graphic from Sunday Times review by coauthor.) The authors, Philip Lymbery and Isabel Oakeshott, believe that the … [Read full article]
What's "Sustainable Development"? Free Online Course!
On his blog “I see a change,” Nigerian Youth Development Expert Olumide Idowu presents the elements of sustainable development (source: olumideidowu.blog.com). Not all online courses provide all they promise you, … [Read full article]
Food Safety When Bad Holiday Weather Means Late Or No Guests
If you must postpone a holiday feast, keep it fresh and safe! (Gavin St. Ours, Flickr creative commons). Whatever your menu, you always need to watch out when guests are … [Read full article]
Lose Weight and Help the Planet
Usually vegetarians or vegans familiar to me don’t push any agenda. They are content to live and let live, but when someone asks them about their food choices, they will … [Read full article]
GMO's are Everywhere, Sucker!
This is a new version of a Hank D and the Bee cartoon I did after Halloween. It was a popular cartoon so I wanted to share it with a … [Read full article]
What's a Crow?
I did this cartoon for the current issue of Yes! Magazine (see page 11). If you’re not yet a subscriber to Yes!, give it a look. It is a thoughtful, … [Read full article]
April 11, 2022 — Monsanto Saves the World!
Above: A Humorous Look at Monsanto’s Future. Below: A Scary Look at Monsanto’s Past. (Sources and much more info linked below this text) It’s apparent that all of the … [Read full article]
China Rejects Genetically Modified Rice
The News: China rejects commercialization of genetically-modified (aka genetically-engineered) rice! Wow, not the news I was expecting to run into this week. But, apparently, it’s been a long time coming. … [Read full article]