Studies show that synthetic nitrogen fertilizer, which is ubiquitous in industrial agriculture, is linked with a buildup of uranium in water and in crops irrigated with that water, as well as increased soil acidification.
Solving Our Planetary Predicament
We’re faced with endless bad news about the serious environmental issues humans have wrought on Earth. How can we begin to restore the planet? By shifting our support to policies that will reduce the prevalence of chemical agriculture, greenhouse gas emissions and industrial meat.
Are Electric Vehicles Bad for the Environment?
Recent studies have begun to spark a fresh debate about whether battery-powered electric vehicles are really better for the environment than gas-powered ones. The key point is asking how much the source of the electricity that powers an EV contributes to its green credentials. This post explores that question.