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Shifts of Power – Right Under our Noses

Touch the Soil News #697 (photo courtesy of Global Covenant of Mayors) While climate action may get bogged down in national politics, national leaders may see their clout diminished over time – regardless of nation. Primarily organized to tackle climate and energy change/sustainability thousands of mayors from cities around the world (7,444 mayors to be exact) have joined forces under what is called: The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy. At present, the 7,444 mayors represent almost 700 million people – close to 10 percent of the world’s population. Since the production of food is the single largest use of land in the world, food is in the…

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