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Food

Agribusiness giant tells suppliers to stop cutting down forests

The move by Archer Daniels Midland is the latest in a heartening procession of corporate commitments to protecting rainforests from devastation.

Politics

After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn’t over

Chavez helped win farmworkers basic human rights, but they still face unacceptable dangers every day.

Food

This bloody whaling documentary could teach you something about sustainable food

If you eat meat -- even the humanely raised, locally butchered, lullabied-to-sleep-at-night kind -- there will always be blood, and lots of it.

Climate & Energy

Even climate villain Australia might be thinking about cleaning up its act

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he'll get on board with a U.N. climate deal. But don't get too excited.

Climate & Energy

Obama makes climate pledge to world, Republicans snipe in background

The president has unveiled his plan for cutting emissions as part of a U.N. deal. Mitch McConnell is just as supportive as you might imagine.

Climate & Energy

Turns out the world’s first “clean coal” plant is a backdoor subsidy to oil producers

The CCS project in Saskatchewan, Canada, is providing cheap CO2 to oil fields but expensive power to ratepayers.

Politics

Ted Cruz and the GOP have a big climate problem

Will Republicans' anti-climate-science rhetoric be a legitimate barrier to the White House?

Climate & Energy

Burning coal can help the planet, delusional U.N. board decides

The Green Climate Fund, which is supposed to help developing nations fight and prepare for climate change, can be used to build coal plants.

Climate & Energy

The whole world is breaking the law by ignoring climate change

That's the word from a group of respected lawyers who've just introduced what they're calling the Oslo Principles.