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RELEASE: Global Commission on Adaptation Launches “Year of Action” to Accelerate Climate Adaptation 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Global Commission on Adaptation Launches “Year of Action” to Accelerate Climate Adaptation More than 75 governments, institutions, civil society organizations, and private sector actors join as partners to advance eight Action Tracks, focused on: Finance and Investment, Food Security and Agriculture, Nature-Based Solutions, Water, Cities, Locally-led Action, Infrastructure, and Preventing Disasters NEW YORK (September 24, 2019) — Building on the momentum of the UN Climate Action... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: At UN Summit, New Commitments of Over $790 Million to Support Climate Adaptation for Over 300 Million Small-Scale Food Producers 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: At UN Summit, New Commitments of Over $790 Million to Support Climate Adaptation for Over 300 Million Small-Scale Food Producers Support led by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, the European Commission, and the governments of the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Germany Commitments are part of the Global Commission on Adaptation’s Action Track to advance adaptation for agriculture and food security NEW YORK (September 23, 2019)—At the UN... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Trump plan would cut food aid for over 35,000 Minnesotans 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Some 18,000 children in Minnesota would be affected, according to the Department of Human Services. A public comment period on the proposal ends Monday and interested people can submit their comments online through the Federal Register.
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Two-thirds of California college students struggle with costs and work-school balance, survey finds 12.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Nearly two-thirds of California college students say the biggest obstacle to succeeding in college are costs and juggling work with school, surveys says.

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The history of cellular agriculture (and the future of food, too) 7.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Cowless meat, chickenless eggs and fishless seafood — oh my.
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National Food Bank Day 2019: Where to Help and How to Donate 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
On National Food Bank Day, marked on the first Friday in September, you can help contribute to the cause that believes no-one should go to bed hungry.
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Some Coloradans can’t access food and medical benefits due to glitches in new state system 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Glitches in a new computer system that manages benefits for low-income Colorado families have caused backlogs and long lines inside county offices as people struggle to get important medication, food assistance and even bus passes. The Governor’s Office of Information Technology, which has worked on the project for nearly two years, has said the revolutionary […]
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DHS Bars Congressional Staffers From Migrant Detention Centers After Reports Of Rotten Food, Kid Told To Eat Off Floor 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Staffers of the House Oversight Committee were allegedly told troubling accounts by migrant detainees, including toddlers forced to eat burritos and kids told to drink spilled soup off the floor.
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Farmers are reaping the love of Campbell, Kellogg, Stonyfield and Molson Coors 26.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
How big data and incentives are helping companies forge closer partnerships across agricultural supply chains.
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70 mayors, including Mpls. Mayor Frey, reject Trump food stamp proposal 23.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Mayors from 70 American cities, including Minneapolis, send a letter to the Trump administration, saying a plan to push millions of people out of the federal food stamp program would punish some of the country's neediest.
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Proposed federal rule would end food assistance for 90,000 in Colorado 19.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Most estimates put the minimum needed to live comfortably in Denver at about $29 an hour, but some families earning less than half of that could be considered too wealthy for free school lunches and other food assistance if a new federal rule moves forward.
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As Lunch Money Debt Rises Nationwide, 77 Atlanta Schools to Provide Free Meals to Students 18.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Schools will be eligible under a federal program that provides reimbursement for every free breakfast and lunch.
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Here's My Medical Opinion: The Public Charge Rule Threatens the Health of Every Single Person in America 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Immigrants are already pulling out of government programs that keep their families healthy for fear of retribution. And when they get sick, we all get sick.
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Innovator BanQu builds blockchain and bridges for traceability, small farmers’ livelihoods 14.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Companies such as Anheuser-Busch InBev and Mars have allied with the company to help customers better understand their product origins and sustainability.
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New rules can deny green cards for immigrants on food stamps 12.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect, potentially making it more difficult for some to get legal status in the United States.
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How can chefs lead the way towards social justice in our food system? 30.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How can chefs lead the way towards social justice in our food system?
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Would the Latest SNAP Cuts Kick a Bunch of Rich Folks Off Food Stamps? 24.7.2019 Mother Jones
At a Tuesday press conference to explain the department of agriculture’s latest plan to cut eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, USDA secretary Sonny Perdue pointed to a case in Minnesota. There, he said, “a millionaire recently enrolled in the program, simply to highlight the waste of taxpayer money.”  […]
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3 million could lose food stamp benefits under Trump administration proposal 24.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The administration wants to close what it calls a "loophole" that allows states to give benefits to those who would not otherwise be eligible by raising or eliminating income and asset limits.
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Trump Admin Says Millionaires Are Abusing Foodstamps, So 3.1 Million People Lose Benefits 24.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Unfortunately, automatic eligibility has expanded to allow even millionaires and others who simply receive a TANF-funded brochure to become eligible for SNAP when they clearly don't need it."
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The Trump Administration Just Proposed Kicking 3.1 Million People Off Food Stamps 23.7.2019 Mother Jones
On Tuesday, the Trump administration floated a plan that could strip food stamps from more than 3 million people. The proposed rule change, announced by the Department of Agriculture, would limit the use of “broad based categorial eligibility”—a system, adopted by more than 40 states, that makes some low-income people automatically eligible for food stamps […]
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