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BlogNews ( ) Regenerative agriculture provides answers to the soil crisis, the food crisis, the climate crisis and the crisis of democracy.
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BlogNews ( ) View a larger version of the infographic here.        This is an exciting time in the worlds of sustainable agriculture and climate change mitigation, when these two fields have the opportunity to collaborate and reinforce one another. This…

BlogNews ( ) Local and organic foods have some climate benefits, but choose local, organic, AND regenerative for the greatest impact! Our food choices are important. They affect our personal health, the wellbeing of farmers and rural communities, and the state…
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BlogNews ( ) Christmas trees in the United States are a big deal. According to the National Christmas Tree Association, 25-30 million are sold every year. Many environmentalists cringe at this thought, but there are lots of options for making this once-a-year…
Christmas, green holidays, farms, recycling, sustainability, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews ( ) The FDA is planning to spend our tax dollars to educate us about the beenfits of GMOs. Tell them "no"
GMOs, pesticide, industrial agriculture, CAFOs, FDA, genetic engineering, Monsanto, pollinators
BlogNews ( ) Fairtrade and Green America’s shared mission of sustainable business  By Margot Conover, External Relations Manager, Fairtrade America   What makes business better? Discover how people are taking business beyond profits to help people and…
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BlogNews ( ) Regenerative Agriculture— Not Genetic Engineering—is the Solution to Climate Change and Our Ailing Food System  Industrial agriculture companies continue to bully farmers into growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with their toxic…
GMOs, climate, Soil Carbon, climate change, factory farms, farmers, farms, genetic engineering, non-GMO, good food, organic, pesticide, science, sustainable agriculture, wheat
BlogNews ( ) Scott Pruitt’s EPA is taking aim at yet another Obama-era policy - the Clean Water Rule of 2015. This rule addressed the term "waters of the United States" as used in 1972’s Clean Water Act, and broadened the definition to include rivers, streams,…
water pollution, EPA, climate change
BlogNews ( ) By: Ayate Temsamani, Better Paper Project Fellow It can be exciting to start the new academic year in college with brand new supplies! Unfortunately, those notebooks, binders, and papers can generate a significant amount of energy and water waste.…
Better Paper Project, recycling, recycled paper, climate
BlogNews ( ) The horrifying events over the weekend in Charlottesville are just the latest events demonstrating the rise of hate in the United States. White supremacists marched through the streets and the University of Virginia, wielding torches and explicitly…
economic power, community, advocacy, social justice
BlogNews ( ) Want to create a greener world that works for all people? One of the most important things you can do is vote with your dollars.
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BlogNews ( ) On June 1, President Trump pulled the United States out of its voluntary commitment to the Paris Climate Accord, a decision that sent shock waves around the world. As the nation that is the second largest emitter of CO2, and the greatest cumulative…
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BlogNews ( ) Dear Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,   Green America, with outreach to 200,000 individual members and 3,000 business members, is writing to comment on the proposed Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project, Docket number CP17-…

BlogNews ( )   When Donald Trump signed an Executive Order this week to roll back the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, he did so surrounded by coal miners and executives. The event was deliberately staged at the EPA just to make clear his complete…
BlogNews ( ) Do Better, Darden! Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, and other franchises should improve labor practices and use the Good Food Purchasing Policy
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BlogNews ( ) This Valentine’s Day, Green America is encouraging all Americans to take a close look at one of their most important relationships – the ones with their banks. It may be time to break up.
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BlogNews ( ) Go fair trade with your Halloween chocolates to protect farmers and children.
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BlogNews ( ) Editorial fellow Ilana Berger investigates why and how to buy recycled eyeglasses.
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BlogNews ( ) By powering its data centers with unsustainable fuel sources, Amazon is missing out on key innovations in the field of renewable energy.