Steve Curwood

Power From Food Scraps

Massachusetts recently announced that it will soon ban large businesses and institutions from sending food waste to the dump. Instead much of the waste food will be sent to anaerobic digesters and made into a type of gas that can run electric generators.

Oil and Honey

Bill McKibben is the closest thing the grassroots climate movement has to a celebrity. Co-founder of, he catalyzed opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline and is now urging institutions around the country divest their holdings from fossil fuels. His new book, Oil and Honey, is half activist memoir, half meditation on beekeeping in Vermont.