Environment


A “Probable Carcinogen,” Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer Ever

By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams February 4, 2016   A “Probable Carcinogen,” Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer Ever Author of new report says growth in its use ‘will likely contribute to a host of adverse environmental and public health consequences’     Glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, is now the most heavily used […]

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Parts Of California Are Actually Falling Into The Ocean

By Michael Snyder End Of The American Dream January 27, 2016 Parts Of California Are Actually Falling Into The Ocean     Why would anyone want to live in the state of California at this point?  Not only do you have to deal with unbearable traffic, insane politicians and unchecked illegal immigration, but now the […]


Doctors Sound Alarm as State of Emergency Declared over CA Gas Leak: Leave Now

By Claire Bernish The Anti-Media January 7, 2016   Doctors Sound Alarm as State of Emergency Declared over CA Gas Leak: Leave Now     Los Angeles, CA — California Governor Jerry Brown finally declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, concerning the ongoing, currently unstoppable methane gas leak spewing from Aliso Canyon that has […]

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Glyphosate, found in many herbicides, will be listed as a "probable carcinogenic" under California's Proposition 65. (Photo: Mike Mozart/flickr/cc)

Monsanto Favorite Glyphosate Soon to Join California’s Cancer List

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 8, 2015   Monsanto Favorite Glyphosate Soon to Join California’s Cancer List Announcement from state’s EPA chapter is ‘important step toward protecting people and wildlife’     In an unprecedented move, the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) will soon start labeling the common herbicide ingredient glyphosate a “probable carcinogenic,” stepping […]


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Record Breaking Wildfires Will be the Norm in the Future

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition August 14, 2015   Record Breaking Wildfires Will be the Norm in the Future     Over the past few weeks, Northern California has been devastated by numerous forest fires, some of which are still burning prolifically. In Lake County, two of these fires have merged and collectively torched almost […]


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The Social Cost of Capitalism

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org August 13, 2015   The Social Cost of Capitalism — Paul Craig Roberts   Few, if any, corporations absorb the full cost of their operations. Corporations shove many of their costs onto the environment, the public sector, and distant third parties. For example, currently 3 million gallons […]


The Animas River in Colorado turned orange with toxins after a spill sent a million gallons of mine waste into a waterway last week. (Photo:  La Plata County Emergency Management)

As Colorado Spill Hits New Mexico, Alarm Sounds Over Abandoned Mines

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 9, 2015   As Colorado Spill Hits New Mexico, Alarm Sounds Over Abandoned Mines Toxic waste spill last Wednesday continues to spread, turning attention to issue of abandoned mines in U.S.   Just days after workers with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accidentally spilled a million gallons of toxic […]


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Endgame for glyphosate? The global fallout of WHO’s ‘probable carcinogen’ classification 1

By Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji The Ecologist June 17, 2015   Endgame for glyphosate? The global fallout of WHO’s ‘probable carcinogen’ classification   WHO’s official recognition of the health damage caused by glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, is having ramifications around the world, writes Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji. National governments are moving to restrict the […]


Climate Change — Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 3, 2015   Climate Change — Paul Craig Roberts   Climate change is a controversy. What appear to be independent scientists say that the climate is warming due to greenhouse gases produced by human activity. This warming, apparently measurable, has many impacts on sea levels, and […]

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EPA Threatens Property Owners With New Rule Change

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition May 24, 2015   EPA Threatens Property Owners With New Rule Change     When the clean water act was passed in 1972, it seemed reasonable. At the time, America’s waterways were absolute cesspools, that often resembled the state of affairs in countries like China today. While it could be […]

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