Stan Cox is a senior scientist at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, working on development of perennial sorghum and other grains. He is author of Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present, and Future of Rationing and Losing Our Cool: Uncomfortable Truths About Our Air-Conditioned World.

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The peril that the United States and all of humanity face from global climate change is readily evident. The extraordinary climate-related catastrophes in recent years have become almost routine. Extreme weather events are becoming more intense and more frequent, with regions sometimes suffering back-to-back or even concurrent disasters. …

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This article is part of a regular section in Solutions in which the author is challenged to envision a future society in which all the right changes have been made. The year is 2071, and the world is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 2021 Mumbai Earth Treaty. On this momentous day, it seems appropriate […]

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