Posts tagged ‘food prices’

Bill McKibben: Connecting the Dots on Climate Change

by , posted on Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 3:03 pm

from The Nation

“We should not have called it Hurricane Sandy. We should have called it Hurricane Exxon,” says climate activist Bill McKibben. In the aftermath of a superstorm, Americans are finally making the connection between the changing weather and our fossil fuel addiction. McKibben took a break from his “Do the Math” tour, which calls on universities and other organizations to divest from the fossil fuel industry, to discuss the pressing structural changes we need to slow our warming planet.


The Drought and the Coming Food Price Bubble

by , posted on Monday, August 13th, 2012 at 9:05 am

from The Real News Network

TIm A. Wise (Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University): US food reserves at an historic low as biofuels, climate change and speculation exacerbate food crisis.