Scott Edwards

Food and Water Watch

Guest

Attorney and co-director of Food and Water Justice, a legal advocacy project for the nonprofit Food and Water Watch; former Director of Advocacy for the Waterkeeper Alliance, a coalition of grassroots environmental groups

Scott Edwards on KCRW

A papal encyclical is the highest form of teaching from one of the world's most powerful religious leaders.

Can Cap-and-Trade Survive a Papal Denunciation?

A papal encyclical is the highest form of teaching from one of the world's most powerful religious leaders.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Twenty-five hundred cows produce as much waste as a city the size of Miami; many new, so-called "factory" farms are larger than that.

Is 'Factory Farming' a Danger to Public Health?

Twenty-five hundred cows produce as much waste as a city the size of Miami; many new, so-called "factory" farms are larger than that.

from To the Point

Twenty-five miners are known to have died in this week's massive explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia.  The effort to rescue four men still unaccounted for may be a…

Coal: A Necessary Evil?

Twenty-five miners are known to have died in this week's massive explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia.  The effort to rescue four men still unaccounted for may be a…

from To the Point

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