Thursday, 8 February 2018

50+ Groups Back Landmark Effort to Halt 'Out of Control' Factory Farming in Iowa


Common
Dreams
"Iowa is suffering under the enormous weight of a business that has no respect for the people, environment, animals and future of the state." Story here.







If the world builds every coal plant that’s planned, climate change goals are doomed, scientists say


The Washington Post
The much-heralded demise of the coal industry may be overstated, a new scientific analysis asserts — finding that if all planned plants were constructed, the world would have little chance of meeting its climate change goals. Story here.




Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant, 
central Wyoming Greg Goebel from 
Loveland CO, USA

Beyond Covid 19. Are we risking yet another pandemic if we continue to embrace "assembly-line" livestock production into the future?

by Larry Powell No one would argue that Covid 19 demands our undivided attention. Surely,  defeating this "beast" has to be &...