Environment, Food & Sustainability: watch-listen

Creative Time Summit | Keynote: Neil Brenner

Neil Brenner, Professor of Urban Theory at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, presents at the 2013 Creative Time Summit: Art, Place, and Dislocation in the 21st Century City. He asks: Can place can be a productive basing point for … Continue reading

Oregon Armed Men Mocked As ’Y’all Qaeda’

A group of armed men took over a building on federal land in remote western Oregon. They’ve been there for a few days without any police intervention. Meanwhile, Twitter is finding clever ways to call out some double standards in … Continue reading

Extractivism, Climate Justice and Latin America

There is much debate about the role that extractivism in Latin American plays in climate change. Environmentalists often criticize these governments, but teleSUR looks at the hard choice these countries face, what’s at stake, and what solutions could be proposed … Continue reading

Urban Fruit

This powerful film explores the resurgence of urban farming in America’s cities. Three people as diverse as the city of Los Angeles are fighting to reclaim the skill that has been lost to the industrial food complex and reconnect people … Continue reading

What Will Our Planet Look Like in 100 Years?

At this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, The Atlantic asked a group of scientists, activists, academics, and filmmakers to envision what Earth would look like in a century. “We know that the oceans control weather patterns—we haven’t got the foggiest idea … Continue reading

Chicago’s Little Village Just Wants A Park

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization protests the lack of parks and public land in their neighborhood. The residents of Little Village are sick and tired of playing the waiting game with Judge Tailor T. Sanjay! We demand that he … Continue reading

Intermarché – “Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables” Intermarché launched the Inglorious Fruits&Vegetables, a film, print, poster and radio campaign, celebrating the beauty of the Grotesque Apple, the Ridiculous Potato, the Hideous Orange, the Failed Lemon, the Disfigured Eggplant, the Ugly Carrot, and the Unfortunate Clementine.

Fast food wars–the fight for $15

Tsedeye Gebreselassie from “The National Employment Law Project,” joins Joy Reid to discuss the fight for better working wages for fast food worker. Watch here. The Reid Report 05/15/14

Bringing Gardens to the Food Desert

A group of urban farmers in a lower-income Brooklyn neighborhood has taken on the community’s lack of access to healthy food.  

Puerto Rico’s Eco-Farmers Go Back to the Land

Young people all over Puerto Rico are heading back to the land and starting organic farms up in the mountains, growing everything from coffee to kale. Listen here.

Saving the Earth from Ourselves

Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International Executive Director, discusses the politics of climate change and the urgency of environmental activism.