January 2017

Are Animal Foods Sustainable?

A single 3-ounce serving of beef requires a staggering *338 gallons* of water to produce. For poultry (chicken meat), it's *88* gallons. For pig meat (pork), a whopping *108* gallons. [...]

January 23, 2017

Can We Afford to Play with Earth’s Climate?

Our two closest planetary neighbors, Venus and Mars, were once thought to have Earth-like climates in the distant past. But, a hospitable climate is not guaranteed forever. Today, temperatures on Venus can reach a blistering 864° F, while on Mars they can plummet to a frigid -195° F. [...]

January 22, 2017