Foley for America

Contrarian ecologist Jon Foley is sick of talking about climate change. Saving America, he says, starts with saving energy.

He was booed at the Aspen Environment Forum a couple years ago. He thinks feel-good environmentalism is a joke. He doesn’t give a dinosaur’s behind whether or not everyone eats organic food. All Jon Foley, the head of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota, wants is for people to start being more energy efficient. Period.

Here, he shows how agriculture and land use are bigger culprits in warping the global environment than climate change.

Learn more in “Jon Foley Beats the Heat.”