The Rights of Nature

It’s hard to be immune to the natural beauty in Antigua, Guatemala, where I spent several days at the Nobel Women’s Initiative conference, “Women Redefining Democracy.” Morning and evening, the hills are shrouded in a light mist. By… Read More

Ghent Gets It

Ghent, in Belgium, will go vegetarian, city-wide, one day a week to acknowledge and act on the connection between the production of animals for meat, dairy and eggs and global warming. City officials and politicians will be the… Read More

What Price Spinach?

I’ve just spent a few days in California, north of San Francisco. And I ate quite a bit of spinach from a bag–not so eco-friendly–but from California producers and at times, organic, so more “green.” The thought of… Read More