Politics & Policy

Not just talk: policy leads to law which leads to action, but the politics behind going green are complicated.

Conversation With A Hunger Fighter
Planet Forward
​In the fight against hunger and poverty, individuals like Rep. Jim McGovern stand out for their stories and experiences. Learn how he’s using policy and activism to spread the word.
Communicating Science
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Scientists generate a ton of great research on food, agriculture and climate. But, sometimes, it never gets to the public. Where's the disconnect?
Climate Smart Agriculture
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
We know we have to change the way we produce food to adapt to climate change, and Climate Smart Agriculture is the way the UN is suggesting - but what exactly is it?
Evelyn F. Crayton on Good Health in Poor Communities
Evelyn F. Crayton on Good Health in Poor Communities
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The experts are rethinking the food pyramid - here's what they have to say on diet and nutrition.
American University
When discussing food production in America, a lot of images come to mind. Giant piles of waste aren't one of them - but they should be.
The George Washington University
“If it walks, crawls, swims, flies – somebody eats it, collects it, wears it or wants to.”
Greg Hale on Rooftop Solar Challenges
Greg Hale on Rooftop Solar Challenges
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
How do you get solar power into low-income communities? These experts from the 2014 Solar Symposium have some ideas.
Planet Forward, The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Solar power is booming, but those that can benefit the most have trouble accessing it. The 2014 Solar Symposium aimed to do something about that. Here's what you should know.
Planet Forward
One low-income community in DC is bringing the light of the sun in to help pay their utility bills.
A solar boom - but not for all
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Residential solar installs are booming as prices drop, but that boom hasn't yet reached those that would benefit from it the most.

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