Tag: climate change

Will Cities Save the Planet?

Forget about stalled international treaties and congressional gridlock. Real solutions to climate change are making a difference—right now—in our cities.

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Climate Change: Our greatest health threat, or our greatest opportunity for better health?

This video was produced by the Global Climate and Health Alliance to coincide with their recent briefing report (http://climateandhealthalliance.org/ipcc).

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The Guitar of Reality

I would like to leave a world that’s just as beautiful, and even better, for my kids. Watch one craftsman try to carve music out of the wreckage so he can help a famous musician inspire his audience to stand up for their own treasured places.

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Anna Lappé Is Ready to Bust the Food Industry’s Biggest Myths

Anna Lappé is carrying on a family business. Her mother, Frances Moore Lappé, brought out the seminal Diet for a Small Planet in 1971, and its central argument, that hunger comes from an unjust allocation of resources, not a lack of food, remains relevant today. Her father, the late toxicologist Marc Lappé, was an early, persistent critic of the agrichemical industry and what its products do to the people they touch—including penning the prescient book about the threat of antibiotic resistance, Germs That Won’t Die, in 1982. Anna has emerged as a leading voice in her own right. Her 2010 book, Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do about It, was a trailblazing work that teased out the connections between our food-production system and climate change.

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