Other writing (no rationing, no A/C),  2008-13

Find Stan Cox at
Mother Earth News

Al Jazeera

Food Sufficiency Requires Healthy Ecosystems, Not Gadgets
Mother Earth News

Let’s Not Learn to Love Disaster
Al Jazeera, Jan. 31, 2013

The Vertical Farming Scam
CounterPunch, Dec. 11, 2012

There’s a Ration Card in Your Future
Al Jazeera, Dec. 1, 2012

How About a Green Recession?

A three-part series for Al Jazeera English on food security:

Iraq’s Sagging Safety Net

The Politics of Bread in Egypt

Will India Remain Hungry?

Death ships (pdf): CounterPunch, Hartford Courant

Sweatshops at sea: Alternet

You can’t buy a better agriculture: Al Jazeera

Soil is a non-renewable resource: Al Jazeera

Ten pots of water in thirty minutes – in Mumbai: AlterNet

I’ll see your snowstorm and raise you two heat waves”: The odds on odd weather

Is gas really “twice as clean as coal”?

Vertical farms don’t stack up
Synthesis/Regeneration, AlterNet

Crop Domestication and the First Plant Breeders (pdf)
Chapter 1 in
Plant Breeding and Farmer Participation (FAO, 2009)

Climate-induced earthquakes, bottomless pits of oil, pet dinosaurs, and a miraculous but illegal energy source: There’s never a shortage of weird science!

Counting Food Miles Leads to Wrong Turns

The Inflated Promise of Natural Gas
November 2009: Cleveland
Plain Dealer, Bakersfield Californian, CounterPunch, AlterNet, Common Dreams

Squeezing the Juice Out of Fruits, Berries, and People
24 August, 2009: AlterNet
or, from ColdType.net, the print version

Ethanol’s Drug Problem
June 2009:
Providence Journal, Muskogee (OK) Phoenix, Grand Forks (ND) Herald, Keene (NH) Sentinel, Salina Journal, CounterPunch

There’s No Free Lunch on That Browser Menu
March 2009: Biloxi-Gulfport
Sun Herald, CounterPunch, AlterNet

India’s Fragile New Temples
February 4, 2009: CounterPunch

The Full Price of Florida Swampland
January 15, 2009: AlterNet

Saving 7 Billion Environments
November 12, 2008:

Who Wants the Germ Jackpot?
September, 2008:
Denver Post, CounterPunch, Common Dreams

Boatloads of Trouble
September 5, 2008: AlterNet,
Metroland (Albany, NY)

Handcuff the Property Cops
August, 2008:
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Baltimore Sun, Kansas City Star, Des Moines Register, Hartford Courant, Biloxi Sun-Herald

Here comes the Post-SUV World!
July 10, 2008: AlterNet,
Pacific Sun (Calif.), Energy Bulletin, ColdType
and the op-ed version: July 27, 2008:
Hartford Courant