Ecomodernism

By Andrea Müller | Shaping a positive anthropocene - Pragmatische Umweltnutzung

Crispr ist nicht immer Gentechnik

Seit Monaten verharren Gentechnik-Befürworter und -gegner in Habachtstellung und schielen nach Luxemburg zum Europäischen Gerichtshof (EuGH). Das …

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Ecology

Johan Rockström: Presenting a framework for preserving Earth’s resilience

The Earth is entering a new global epoch, and the continuation of humanity as we know it depends on our ability to preserve Earth’s resilience …

MIT

Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity

Space

Nature for the People

magine a planet without wild places. A planet so covered with aquaculture, plantations, rangelands, farms, villages, and cities that wild creatures …

Ecology

Can We Love Nature and Let It Go?

n Davis, California, a young couple are opening the cupboards of a model home in a new development — the Cannery — built on the site of a shuttered …

Agriculture

GMOs – Have We Turned a Corner?

Scientific skeptics spend a great deal of their time and effort fighting against pseudoscience, ideology, and entrenched beliefs. This can be a …

Agriculture

Organic Propaganda - OregonGreen

In today’s society consumers are bombarded with Organic Propaganda. The Organic Food Movement, who doesn’t really care what your family eats, has …

Agriculture

Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet

The planetary boundary (PB) concept, introduced in 2009, aimed to define the environmental limits within which humanity can safely operate. This …

New scientific paper proposes 'paradigm shift' in sustainable agriculture

Everyone agrees - in theory at least - that the priority for farming should be 'sustainable intensification', producing much more food primarily …

Agriculture

Are organic and non

Many consumers spend more for organic food to avoid genetically modified products in part because they believe that “industrial agriculture” …

Viewpoint: African farmers blocked from using life-saving GMO bananas by European activists

Organisms

Ohne ein einziges Tier zu töten

"Esst weniger Fleisch!", heißt es immer. In San Francisco arbeiten Start-ups an Alternativen zum Vegetarismus. Eine davon: Zuchtfleisch aus dem …

How anti-biotech environmental groups are trying to kill roll-out of AquaBounty's sustainable salmon

107 Nobel laureates sign letter blasting Greenpeace over GMOs

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The letter asks Greenpeace to cease its efforts to block introduction of a genetically engineered strain of rice that supporters say could …

Agriculture

The Misleading War on GMOs: The Food Is Safe. The Rhetoric Is Dangerous.

Is genetically engineered food dangerous? Many people seem to think it is. In the past five years, companies have submitted more than 27,000 products …

Agriculture

Food Evolution Is Scientifically Accurate. Too Bad It Won’t Convince Anyone.  

Several years ago, a county government in Hawaii debated a measure to ban genetically modified crops on the island. The hearings highlighted the …

Agriculture

Glyphosate weedkiller, previously linked to cancer, judged safe by EU watchdog

Chemical used in the best-selling Roundup herbicide is cleared for public use following an EU licensing battle due to potential health risks<p>A controversial chemical used in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller has been judged safe for public use by the European Chemical Agency (Echa).<p>Glyphosate has been …

Agriculture

WHO agency edited out glyphosate’s ‘non-carcinogenic’ findings

LONDON (Reuters) — The World Health Organization’s cancer agency dismissed and edited findings from a draft of its review of the herbicide glyphosate …

Herbizid: Der dramatische Kampf um die Deutungshoheit von Glyphosat

Vor wenigen Wochen wurde bekannt: Monsanto schrieb vermeintlich unabhängige Studien selbst. Jetzt gerät auch die Gegenseite in Bedrängnis. Es geht um …

Mineral resources: exhaustion is just a myth

<i>Comparison of changing estimates for copper reserves, resources and theoretical estimate of ultimate resource to depth of 3.3 km. These estimates are</i> …

Reducing the environmental impact of global diets

•<p>We discuss land use and GHG emission impacts from different dietary protein sources.<p>•<p>Lower-meat diets can reduce environmental impacts but face …

Is feedlot beef better for the environment?

If everyone in the world went vegan, it would solve both the greenhouse gas and biodiversity problems almost overnight. Evidence shows that if people …

The great nutrient collapse

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention.<p>Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze was studying for his Ph.D. at …

Agriculture

Clean meat: Scientists serve up 100% real meat without cruelty, limited resources

Impossible Environmentalism: Green groups promote utopian fantasies

Green groups need to make peace with modernity and technology and abandon pastoral nostalgias and utopian fantasies.<p>You would be hard pressed to find a better example of the ways in which contemporary environmental thought and advocacy are simply bad for the environment than the recent effort by …

Sustainability

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Global Diets -- New Paper Points to Intensification of Meat Production

Accounting for nearly one-third of global land use and 14 percent of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, meat production weighs heavily on the …

Why Clean Energy is in Crisis