The Stream, September 28: Future of Food Insecurity?

Nowhere are the impacts of climate change more pronounced than with the emergence of food insecurity, according to Paul Epstein, associate director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School.

Does water-efficient technology increase our collective thirst, and if so, what can we do about it?

New Security Beat peels some of the layers of the relationship between gender, access to water and violent conflict.

The U.S. Navy plans to reduce its petroleum use by half by 2020 and replace it with as much as 8 millions barrels of alternative fuel, such as algae-based oils, according to The Energy Collective. Is this sustainable, and can it facilitate the adoption of renewable energy in the marketplace?

America’s “anti-science” political opposition is delaying effective climate solutions, according to the European Union’s Climate Action Commissioner, The Copenhagen Post reported.

Reliance on oil is the greatest immediate threat to U.S. economic and national security, and also contributes to the long-term threat of climate change, according to a Department of Energy report released on Tuesday.

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