Critical List: Obama budget ups clean energy funding; Monsanto poisoned farmer
Happy Valentine’s Day! Enjoy that chocolate now: it could be harder to find as climate change takes its toll on the cacao tree. Here are some other “green(ish)” ideas for presents to the one you love, be it your sweetie, your kid, your BFF, or your favorite teacher. And here’s Grist’s V-day roundup.
President Obama’s 2013 budget increased funding for renewable energy by 29 percent.
In France, a judge found Monsanto guilty of poisoning a farmer who was exposed some of the company’s weedkiller.
Hurricanes could tear up offshore wind turbines.
Soil erosion is exacerbating global warming.
D.C. could kill 300 of the white-tailed deer that are eating Rock Creek Park alive.