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Christina Ergas

Christina Ergas

Christina Ergas is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Tennessee.

COMMENTARY
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Commentary: How permaculture offers a path to climate justice

By: - November 24, 2021

Big farming is both a victim of climate change and a contributor. Droughts, floods, and soil degradation threaten crop yields. But agriculture produces nearly one-quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. A potential antidote to harmful monocultures is a form of community farming invented back in the 1970s: permaculture. Permaculture is not just about farming; it […]