The New York Times features a "room for debate" among law professors in light of the recent pro-plaintiff rulings in climate cases affiliated with Our Children's Trust. Now you know what an advocacy team meeting at MCEA is like.
Another in a series of reports on current agricultural practices and Minnesota's water quality problems. Today's story compares two farms in the Buffalo-Red River watershed district, just a few miles from the farm where yours truly grew up.
New report from USDA on efforts to promote ag practices that reduce carbon emissions. It's striking how some of the same changes, cover crops, reduced nitrogen fertilizer application, manure management, will also help address our chronic water quality problems such as nitrate pollution.
From SFGate: Coffee bean shortage predicted due to climate change.
Excellent collection of articles in the Spring 2016 issue of The Future of Children (a Princeton/Brookings collaboration) on children and climate change. These are not bland admonitions to do something "for the kids," but a series of hard-headed analyses of costs, benefits, and intergenerational equity. Definitely worth a read.
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