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26 food films you have to watch

There are many incredible films about changes being made -- or that need to be made -- in the food system. Here are some of the best.

Climate & Energy

The Maldives, a fledgling democracy at the vanguard of climate change

An IPCC report on future sea-level rise looms, but climate issues have been absent from the political campaigns on the paradise atolls.

Climate & Energy

4 climate myths you’ll hear this week

'Tis the season of climate denial. Be prepared.

Food

Super foodie Alice Waters launches anti-fracking fight

The slow food movement champ circulated a petition Wednesday that calls for a moratorium on the practice, saying it threatens water and farms.

Climate & Energy

WTF is the IPCC?

And why should the world care about its new climate report? We tell you everything you need to know to sound smart at a cocktail party.

Food

Cow farts still stink up the climate — but relief is possible

Livestock rearing contributes 14.5 percent of greenhouse gas emissions -- more than half of that from methane-spewing cattle. Also: We can change this.

Food

Are GMOs worth their weight in gold? To farmers, not exactly

Biotech seeds cost more and often return less than conventional crops or organic farming. But they do give farmers a kind of safety net.

Climate & Energy

Aussies open wallets to save climate advisers from new prime minister

Australia's new climate-denying leader scrapped a federal climate task force. Some of his more enlightened countrymen and women are funding it as a nonprofit, instead.

Climate & Energy

Yarr! Russia says Greenpeace protesters are pirates

Putin threatens Greenpeace activists who took part in a demonstration against offshore drilling in Russian Arctic waters with serious penalties.