Can the seed giant patent DNA, even if a farmer comes by it legally? After several courts sided with the company, the Supreme Court will take up one farmer's appeal.
The recipients of this year's Food Sovereignty Prize represent the diversity of a powerful global movement promoting healthy food for all.
Bill McKibben did a bang-up job of talking about climate change on "Real Time with Bill Maher" -- and it got David Roberts thinking about effective climate communication.
Food security expert David Lobell says climate change is already throwing our food systems for a loop. To survive the coming decades, he says, we’re going to need all the tools at our disposal.
Marine ecologist Nancy Rabalais has spent 30 years studying the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" -- a human-made disaster caused in large part by industrial agriculture. Here's what she wants you to know.
Kearsley, an industrial designer by training, is spreading the gospel of permaculture -- a style of growing that puts food on the table while bolstering local ecology.
A Christian Science Monitor headline claims that EPA regulations are squelching coal companies. Not so: David Roberts explains what's really snuffing out the industry.
Democrat Jay Inslee, a climate hawk and clean-energy booster, is in a tight race with Rob McKenna, a Republican who acknowledges the threat of climate change.
As mountains of cheap, industrially grown carving pumpkins beckon, what is a conscious, holiday-loving girl to do?