Aid Trade & Development

Alternatives to the Peace Corps, 12th Edition

Book | Caitlin Hachmyer | Apr 29, 2008

Want to work on a volunteer project that really matters but don't know where to start looking? Alternatives to the Peace Corps is the original resource for finding community-based, meaningful volunteer work.

The Great Agrofuel Swindle

Blog | Eric Holt-Giménez and Isabella Kenfield | Mar 26, 2008

In December 2007, the Energy Independence and Security Act passed the House and Senate, and was signed into law by…

Exploding the Biofuel Myths

Blog | Eric Holt-Giménez | Jul 6, 2007

Biofuels are the subject of much heated debate. In the hands of big business, just how green are they? And…

Organic Coffee Crisis?

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Devon Sampson, Eric Holt-Giménez and Ian Bailey | Apr 1, 2007

Worldwide, 25 million people earn their livelihoods from coffee, supplying an estimated 500 billion cups of coffee to consumers each year.

Biofuels: Who suffers? Who benefits?

Blog | Eric Holt-Giménez and Kevin Fingerman | Feb 11, 2007

Special to the Des Moines Register Biofuels, derived from everything from corn to French-fry grease, are being widely touted in…