After a half-century of pioneering work by farmers and scientists, agroecology has finally penetrated international policy circles. After a half century of pioneering work by farmers and scientists, agroecology
Overweight people experience many forms of discrimination at work, and much of it is perfectly legal. These people are trying to change it. Journalist and author Lindy West is done hating her body. As
The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, was decimated by Parkinson's
fastcoexist.com - About the author Jessica Leber is a staff editor and writer for Fast Company's Co.Exist. Previously, she was a business reporter for MIT’s Technology Review and an environmental reporter at ClimateWire More
Energy officials are working to bring companies into the fold Energy officials from the world’s largest economies are meeting in San Francisco with the aim of accelerating the shift to zero-carbon power.
The world needs to move away from industrial agriculture to avoid ecological, social and human health crises, say scientists A new approach to farming is needed to safeguard human health and avoid rising
Meet Donovan Livingston, a member of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. He just earned his master’s degree from the hallowed Boston institution and, according to Twitter, he intends to
Donald Trump claims he "is not a big believer in global warming" because the warnings are "a total hoax" and "bullshit" based on "pseudoscience." Thus dismissing the knowledge, experience and data of scientists
Bernie Sanders came to my town of Lexington, Kentucky, earlier this month. Thousands of supporters showed up, and in this week's state Democratic primary, a mere couple thousand votes separated him from
A new poll is just the latest piece of evidence that while everyone hates Obamacare, the idea of letting the government take over health insurance is actually pretty popular. Bernie Sanders, a longtime
Fast internet is a basic need for Netflix viewers, but for rural residents, it’s a real lifeline. In fact, that’s the name of the federal program designed to provide affordable communications to low-income
(CNN) — The Obama administration's directive on the use of school bathrooms by transgender students has provoked a torrent of criticism. It also marks a new front in America's long-running culture wars.