This week’s summary on the news stories, reports and blogs that have grabbed our attention. We welcome your thoughts and comments on these articles.
Study: Earth can sustain more terrestrial plant growth than previously thought, News Bureau, Illinois
Seeds of Truth – A response to The New Yorker, Dr Vandana Shiva
UN Draft report lists unchecked emissions’ risks, The New York Times
Specter’s New Yorker GMO Labeling Essay Misses the Mark, Just Label It
Is soil the new oil in Africa’s quest for sustainable development?, Thomson Reuters Foundation
49 Plants That Could Make Biofuel Less Troublesome, Scientific American
You won’t help farmers in Africa by just throwing money at them, The Conversation