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Brad Masi is a consultant, writer, social entrepreneur, and media producer who focuses on sustainable community development and local food systems. Masi has worked as coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club in Colorado, project manager for the Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College, and Founder and Executive Director of the New Agrarian Center. Masi also produced the film PolyCultures- Food Where We Live, a feature documentary about local food efforts in Northeast Ohio and co-authored the 25% Shift study that identifies strategic options for broader-scale food localization in Northeast Ohio.
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Toxic Waste Will Continue to Grow for Decades Even if All U.S. Drilling and Fracking Halts Today, New Report Says
By Jessica Corbett
For more than three decades, the U.S. government has mismanaged toxic oil and gas waste containing carcinogens, heavy metals and radioactive materials, according to a new Earthworks report — and with the country on track to continue drilling and fracking for fossil fuels, the advocacy group warns of growing threats to the planet and public health.
Newly adopted guidelines set forth by the European Commission Tuesday aim to tackle climate change by way of the financial sector. The move comes to bolster the success of the Sustainable Action Plan published last year to reorient capital flows toward sustainable investment and manage financial risks from climate change, environmental degradation and social issues.