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The 9% Lie: Industrial Food and Climate Change

The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. But it’s far less widely understood that energy conservation and renewables can’t do the job alone.

Regeneración 2019: Estado del Movimiento

Cinco años después, nuestro creciente movimiento de Regeneración ha avanzado mucho. La Agricultura Regenerativa está convirtiéndose rápidamente en el nuevo concepto del que más se habla en los círculos alimenticios, agrícolas y climáticos. La cobertura de medios, tanto dominantes como alternativos, ha aumentado exponencialmente.

Regeneration 2019: State of the Movement

People are concerned, alarmed and ready to listen to our message. Now is the time for the Regeneration Movement to step forward and help mobilize our millions of allies and would-be allies. We know what to do. The best practices and practitioners in alternative energy, infrastructure rebuilding and regenerative food and farming are already visible in our local communities. Our moral and existential imperative is to mobilize politically and scale up these practices, raising the banner of a Regenerative Green New Deal in every community, region and nation.

Why the Food and Regeneration Movement Should Support a Green New Deal

Regenerative Agriculture can change agriculture from being a major contributor to climate change to becoming a major solution.
The GND draft statement calls for “eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from the manufacturing, agricultural and other industries, including by investing in local-scale agriculture in communities across the country.” It also calls for funding “massive investment in the drawdown of greenhouse gases.

“Cuatro por 1000”: Preguntas Apremiantes

Autor: Ronnie Cummins | Publicado: Octubre, 2017 

Pregunta Uno: ¿Qué es la Iniciativa “Cuatro por 1000: Suelos por la Seguridad Alimentaria y Clima” lanzada por el gobierno francés en la Cumbre Climática de París en diciembre de 2015?

Respuesta: “Cuatro por 1000: Suelos por la Seguridad Alimentaria y Clima” es un plan global y acuerdo para revertir el calentamiento global, la degradación del suelo, el deterioro de la salud pública y la pobreza rural al aumentar prácticas regenerativas de uso de suelo, agricultura y alimentación.… Read more here

Global Warming ‘Costing Taxpayers Billions.’ Here’s How to Fix It.

A major report on the costs of doing nothing to slow runaway global warming focuses exclusively on reducing carbon emissions. As usual, this new report fails to mention that even if we achieved zero emissions tomorrow, we’re still in big trouble—unless we draw down and sequester the billions of tons of carbon already in the atmosphere.