Two stories about how global warming is shaping human destinies top Tom Knudson’s list of the most interesting recent reporting about climate. Not far behind is a much different story, one that signals hope for a less carbon-intensive future.
The web is a worldwide wilderness of information, a heaping digital banquet of articles about food and climate, some good, many mediocre, others superficial. Perhaps you would like some suggestions. Every month, Reveal’s Tom Knudson is going to be selecting the best stories on food and climate that you should read.
Extreme hunger is tearing apart Venezuela. We sent a team there to document the conditions that sent a million people into the streets to protest President Nicolás Maduro.
The demand for “perfect” fruit and vegetables means much is discarded, damaging the climate and leaving people hungry.
In private, Nestle executives told U.S. officials that the world is on a collision course with doom because Americans eat too much meat, and now, other countries are following suit, according to secret documents.
As the European Union moves to phase out 22 toxic pesticides, a new study raises the question of what will happen to crops without them. In the United States, growers rely on many pesticides that other countries have banned. Many farm groups in the U.S. argue that there are no acceptable alternatives to these pesticides – that