C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout: Our over-reliance on fossil fuels and a perverse sense of economic values has made global warming a greater threat to our species than nuclear weapons. It's still possible to reverse current trends, if only we have the will to stop denying the obvious and inevitable.
Florida Fertilizer Plant Sinkhole Reportedly Leaks 215 Million Gallons of Radioactive Water Into Aquifer
France Becomes First Country to Ban Plastic Silverware, Plates and Cups
Jasleena Grewal, YES! Magazine: For Latino communities, bike equity means being able to ride safely through their neighborhoods and cities the way white bicyclists can. But what these communities need goes beyond protected bike lanes. They also need clean spaces to ride in, free from industrial air pollution.
Jill Richardson, OtherWords: Organic farms across the country face the same economic constraints as other farms, making it difficult for them to function in environmentally sustainable ways. Precious few figure out how to stay in business while farming in a way that's best for the Earth.