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Can artificial intelligence help cool the planet?

To some activists, ChatGPT seems like a useful tool for the climate movement. But skeptics warn that the benefits are outweighed by the costs—including misinformation and increased emissions.
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Lessons on resistance from a child of the first climate-change generation

No one sang me a lullaby about the future—and we shouldn’t do that for this generation of kids, either. They need the truth to start to prepare for the changes that are coming.
Matthew Miles Goodrich: Food prices are up. A "Bean New Deal" may be the answer

Matthew Miles Goodrich: Food prices are up. A "Bean New Deal" may be the answer

With prices for poultry and beef continuing to rise, the government should ease spending on meat and pay farmers to plant beans.
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The green transition must be union-powered

Instead of seeing the climate fight as siloed from the labor movement, Matthew Huber, a geography professor at Syracuse University, argues that working-class struggle has ecological stakes and that union power can be harnessed to disrupt the production of fossil fuels.

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The baby formula shortage is a preview of a coming food crisis

Unless governments transition off fossil fuels and limit global warming, food shortages and famine will become the norm.

Crystal "Red Bear" Cavalier-Keck: A landmark environmental precedent was just set in Virginia

Crystal "Red Bear" Cavalier-Keck: A landmark environmental precedent was just set in Virginia

Thanks to frontline activists and a new law promoting environmental justice, Virginia became one of the first states to recognize the disproportionate impact of pollution on Black, Indigenous, and low-income communities.
Can farm collectives challenge Big Ag?

Can farm collectives challenge Big Ag?

The pandemic gave co-ops, food hubs, and community agriculture a boost, but keeping the momentum going will require help from policy-makers.
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