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We're at war with COVID-19. What lessons can we learn from World War II? 27.3.2020 LA Times: Business

The U.S. government took over Detroit and built entire industries during World War II. Are there lessons to be drawn for the coronavirus response?

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A happy little miracle in dark times: The plant nursery business is booming 21.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Plant nurseries are now offering curbside service: 'A resurgence of victory gardens'

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At the Santa Monica Farmers Market, vendors and customers adjust to a new normal 19.3.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Shoppers at the Santa Monica Farmers Market are now asked to abide by new social distancing measures in light of the coronavirus pandemic

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The 'climate doomers' preparing for society to fall apart 16.3.2020 BBC: World
Few scientists think climate change will cause society to collapse any time soon - but some people are getting ready anyway.
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There’s a Global Pandemic but the Trump Administration Will Still Cut Food Stamps 12.3.2020 Mother Jones
As new coronavirus cases around the world and in the United States continue to climb, President Donald Trump Wednesday night announced sweeping proposals for financial relief to attempt to protect small businesses and some workers from some of its effects. “Our banks and financial institutions are fully capitalized and incredibly strong,” he said. “This vast economic […]
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How to make compost and maybe save the world too 12.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

How to make compost and (help) save the world.

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Empty halls. No handshakes. What happens when coronavirus cancels conferences 6.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Without crowds of people ready to network, away go chances to make the kinds of face-to-face connections that lead to business deals. Convention centers hurt too.

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“Bee-Washing” Hurts Bees and Misleads Consumers 20.2.2020 Truthout.com
“Bee-Washing” Hurts Bees and Misleads Consumers
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Trump Spreads Alarm About Green New Deal: “They Want to Kill Our Cows” 19.2.2020 Truthout.com
Trump is making ludicrous claims to stoke panic about the Green New Deal, which would support local-scale ...
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How warming winters are affecting everything 19.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Winters are warming faster than summers in many places, and colder parts of the U.S. are warming faster than hotter ones. The warming winter climate has year-round consequences across the country.
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Winter veggie gardens bloom in Minnesota as home greenhouse options grow 14.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
New energy-efficient structures enable homeowners and small farmers to grow veggies year-round.
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Some Midwest farmers see hope in Democrats' climate platforms 7.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
A small group of farmers in Iowa believe they’ve influenced the field of Democratic presidential candidates to focus more on climate change and how agriculture can be part of the solution to global warming.
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Rules around human waste in farming are 'out of date' 4.2.2020 BBC: Science
Sewage used as fertiliser could harm agricultural land, says a report for the Environment Agency.
What if we only ate food from local farms? 2.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
Many people are switching to veganism to help the environment - but others are pushing for an alternative eco-diet.
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Climate Change Is Making It Much Harder to Be a Young Farmer 30.1.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Food and Environment Reporting Network. With this season’s severe flooding, raging wildfires, and delayed planting, many of the country’s farmers are struggling to adjust as climate change sets in. Yet young and beginning farmers face unique challenges, farmers and advocates say, with tenuous finances, relatively small operations, and […]
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Midwestern Farm Network Is Leading the Way to Chemical-Free, Sustainable Farming 25.1.2020 Truthout.com
Midwestern Farm Network Is Leading the Way to Chemical-Free, Sustainable Farming
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Growing your own celery is easier than you think 22.1.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Celery is today's star vegetable. Here's how to grow your own at home. It's easier than you think

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New solar power source and storage developed 21.1.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Tie-up of flexible solar film and energy storage aims to take homes and business off-grid.
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Your $14 salad's not as eco-friendly as advertised — but Sweetgreen's trying 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - Technology News

Sweetgreen has long said nothing from its stores goes to landfill. On closer inspection, that's more aspiration than guarantee.

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My Money: 'Both my stomach and wallet are very happy' 9.1.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
As part of a new BBC blog series, Chelsea Thomas shares what she spent her money on this week.
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