In this episode, we dig into why a group of Pennsylvania doctors is now calling for a fracking moratorium and explore how the climate movement can still push forward during the Trump era.
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Stories in this episode
- Group of Doctors Says It’s Time to Hit ‘Pause’ on Fracking
The Pennsylvania Medical Society—which represents a quarter of the state’s doctors—is reversing course and calling for a moratorium on new hydraulic fracturing operations.
- How the Climate Movement Can Still Make Headway in the Trump Era
350.org's May Boeve says a Trump presidency doesn't mean all hope is lost when it comes to meaningful action on climate change. But the movement must get serious about building power at the local level.
- The Importance of Bringing Biodiversity Back to Our Plates—and Lives
The homogenization of the food supply not only means the loss of a more diverse way of eating, but the loss of important cultural legacies.
- What Parts of Your Thanksgiving Meal Are Genetically Modified?
We're not suggesting you bug your host about it. But here are some pointers for spotting things on your plate that could be—and probably aren't—genetically engineered foods.
- Lessons Learned from Raising a 43-Pound Monster Turkey
Hobby farmer Ken Chiacchia raises turkeys that are twice as big as a jumbo supermarket bird. But he says his bragging rights come from how they're raised—not how big they get.