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BlogNews (March 8, 2018) There are many ways to pressure companies to improve their conduct. One important strategy to defend is the shareholder resolution process.   Every year concerned shareholders file resolutions on issues of concern related to important corporate…
finance, vote with your dollar, shareholder activism
BlogNews (March 6, 2018) Many agricultural practices are site-specific, but composting is one fundamental element of organic and regenerative agriculture that can be adopted by anyone growing and/or eating food. Composting.
compost, composting, home and garden, food waste, gardening, carbon farming, soil, Soil Carbon, climate change, farms, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (February 27, 2018) This is the third blog of a series describing the five methods that make up regenerative agriculture—perennial plants & diverse crops, zero/low tillage & mulching, cover cropping & crop rotation, composting, and managed grazing.…
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BlogNews (February 22, 2018) As people understand that decreasing meat consumption is good for the climate, there is simultaneously growing interest in plant-based diets and in plant-based or vegan investing.  
plant-based investing
BlogNews (February 20, 2018) Methods of Regenerative Agriculture #2: Zero or Low Tillage & Mulching
regenerative agriculture
BlogNews (February 13, 2018) Victory! University of Maryland Begins Using Recycled Paper

BlogNews (February 12, 2018) This is the first blog of a series describing the five methods that make up regenerative agriculture—perennial plants & diverse crops, zero/low tillage & mulching, cover cropping & crop rotation, composting, and managed grazing.…
regenerative agriculture
BlogNews (February 6, 2018) These companies hold a special place in American culture, but they have big issues to resolve.
GMOs, fair labor, labor
BlogNews (February 5, 2018) Cocoa farmers, who lead difficult lives when the market is strong and conditions are good, are facing a challenging harvest season. Cocoa prices are low, and there is an estimated 400,000 tons of excess cocoa sitting in western Africa. The Ivorian…
chocolate, chocolate/cocoa, farmers
BlogNews (January 30, 2018) T-Mobile has set a new bar for the telecommunications industry by announcing its goal of achieving 100% renewable energy for powering its networks by 2021! In 2017, Green America launched our Hang Up on Fossil Fuels campaign to improve the dismal…
solar, wind, renewable energy, clean energy, fossil fuels, fossil-free, smartphones
BlogNews (January 10, 2018) Join Green America LIVE during the month of Feburary
home, banking, Break Up With Your Mega-Bank, finance
BlogNews (January 2, 2018) By joining the regenerative agriculture movement this year, you can improve your health in tandem with the earth! Here are some specific, attainable regenerative agriculture-focused goals for the new year. Choose one and take the first step to a healthier
farmers, farms, GMO-Free, good food, local food, pesticide, pollinators, neonicotinoid, organic, sustainable agriculture, toxins
BlogNews (December 27, 2017) We accomplished so much in 2017, 100% without Washington.
resistance, food, climate, labor
BlogNews (December 18, 2017) Holiday shopping generates enormous amounts of paper waste, but there's a simple solution.
better paper, Better Paper Project, waste, toxins, climate, trees, water, recycled
BlogNews (December 7, 2017) Today, Ryan Zinke, the Secretary of Interior, announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will institute a two-year delay of the implementation of its 2016 methane rule to regulate emissions on public and tribal lands. The delay is just the…
methane, pollution, public lands
BlogNews (December 7, 2017) Climate change is not a purely environmental issue, and neither is the fight for a sustainable food system. Diversity and environmental justice play a major role in navigating the future of these intertwined issues.   Climate change is having…
climate, diversity, environmental justice, farms, farmers, climate change, organic, social justice, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (December 6, 2017) On Monday, the President made an unsettling move and reduced the size of two national monuments in Utah – Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante. Combined Trump reduced the area of these parks by 2 million acres, decreasing the size of Bears Ears…
climate change, community, Congress, fracking, New York Times, Policy, social justice
BlogNews (December 5, 2017) View a larger version of the infographic here.        This is an exciting time in the worlds of sustainable agriculture and climate change mitigation, when these two fields have the opportunity to collaborate and reinforce one another. This…

BlogNews (December 4, 2017) Local and organic foods have some climate benefits, but choose local, organic, AND regenerative for the greatest impact! Our food choices are important. They affect our personal health, the wellbeing of farmers and rural communities, and the state…
sustainability, local, organic food, climate change, farmers, farms, local food, organic, pesticide, sustainable agriculture, soil
BlogNews (December 3, 2017) Christmas trees in the United States are a big deal. According to the National Christmas Tree Association, 25-30 million are sold every year. Many environmentalists cringe at this thought, but there are lots of options for making this once-a-year…
Christmas, green holidays, farms, recycling, sustainability, sustainable agriculture