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"Equality in the Countryside: A Rural Manifesto for the Parliamentary Opposition" is an effort of The Land magazine, The Landworkers' Alliance and the Family Farmers' Association. This document provides policy objectives to reduce inequality in rural Europe. The document is broken up into the following sections:
- Access to Land
- Environmental Protection
The Second European Rural Parliament, held in Austria in November 2015, was attended by 240 delegates from 40 European countries. This manifesto outlines the aspirations, commitments and demands of rural people, as informed by meetings during the 2015 European Rural Parliament campaign.
Healthy Community Food Systems is a Southwest Colorado based organization. What are the biggest climate challenges your area of the country is experiencing?
We in the Four Corners region are quite familiar with year-to-year variability in precipitation and temperature, but that variability seems to be getting greater. Long-term drought apparently is something we need to get used to for the very long term, but it is interspersed with extreme precipitation events, including hail, that are also stressing food production here. Increased summer heat takes its toll on plants,... read more
MORRIS — Morris will be partnering with a sister city in Germany to learn more about community-level renewable energy projects.
On Tuesday, the Morris City Council approved a Climate Protection Partnership Agreement with Saerbeck, Germany, a city of about 7,200 people in North Rhine-Westphalia.
The agreement was officially signed by Mayor Sheldon Giese in a ceremony on Friday, Oct. 16 in Minneapolis and is part of a larger program connecting Germany and the state of Minnesota on issues of renewable energy and climate protection.
Under the partnership agreement, Morris and Saerbeck... read more