Fall in the Vineyard by Steve Corey

The Great Global Species Shakeup

The Toronto Star runs a great feature about species migration and their changing geographical locations as a result of climate change. How and where species will move is not completely intuitive. But these global averages mask local chaos: ecosystems aren’t plodding predictably forward in lockstep. Two trees in the same…

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Mr Beans by Kenneth Leung

If Everyone Ate Beans Instead of Beef

James Hamblin at The Atlantic examines the results of a study by Helen Harwatt at Oregon State University that examines how a single food substitution affects greenhouse gas production: beans for beef. A relatively small, single-food substitution could be the most powerful change a person makes in terms of their…

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