Stories by Matthew McDermott

Matthew McDermott writes about alternative energy for TreeHugger. subscribe to Matthew McDermott's feed

Posted on: Jul 22, 2011, Source: TreeHugger

Climate change will "exponentially" increase the scale of natural disasters -- so when are we going to take this threat seriously?

Posted on: May 12, 2011, Source: TreeHugger

There's too much we don't know about the impacts, and that which we do know shows that fracking has the potential for serious environmental and social damage.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2011, Source: TreeHugger

The background impact of food price rises and high levels of food insecurity in general can't be overlooked.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2010, Source: TreeHugger

Institutions have called out the Marine Stewardship Council for not doing a good job at marine stewardship. As is to be expected, MSC strongly disagrees.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2010, Source: TreeHugger

Researches found that commercial organic farms produce more flavorful and nutritious strawberries, while leaving the soil healthier and genetically diverse.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2010, Source: TreeHugger

I guess we're not helping out so much in Afghanistan, as the country is ranked the least food secure nation in the world.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2010, Source: TreeHugger

A new report from Greenpeace points the finger at the international companies responsible for Indonesian deforestation, and the international brands aiding and abetting them.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2009, Source: TreeHugger

Apparently the IEA was concerned that reporting the true reserve numbers would trigger a buying panic.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: TreeHugger

The event was attended by distinguished diplomats, climate heavyweights and some big name celebrities.