Environment

Podcast
May 12, 2010

Oxfam America under fire over GMOs

Redeye
Food activists question Oxfam America's stance that "transgenic crops offer enormous possibilities." Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute was one of the signatories of an open letter to Oxfam.
Forum topic

Green sleeping

It seems sleeping on Soya bean oil based foam mattresses has come into vogue recently.

Now when I think of soy I think 90%+ GMO and displaced people in Paraguay.  I guess the image of soy is still strongly associated with earnest nature loving vegetarian in the public psyche and this somehow means that even those who refuse to eat tofu might still feel better about themselves sleeping on it.

News
May 12, 2010

Impressions from Cochabamba

Julien Lalonde
The ground-breaking World People's Conference on Climate Change in Bolivia last month was an inspiring meeting of minds and hearts.
Podcast
May 12, 2010
Redeye

A grassroots agenda for climate change

Redeye
Activists attending the people's conference in Cochabamba, Bolivia came up with a declaration articulating a radical new approach to the issue of climate change. Ben Powless tells us how they did it.

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