Business voices come out in support of Clean Power Plan

April 5, 2016 by  
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Eight corporate giants speak out forcefully about the business benefits of the federal plan to mitigate carbon emissions, using friend-of-the-court briefs to jump into the controversy.

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Monsanto may be to blame for soaring suicide rates among farmers in India

August 2, 2015 by  
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In India , the suicide rate among farmers is an alarming 47 percent higher than workers in other sectors, and the figures continue to rise year after year. Environmental activists are blaming the deaths on Monsanto , the multinational corporation that has the market cornered on the insecticide-infused crop known as Bt Cotton. The genetically modified cotton contains Bacillus thuringiensis bacterium, from which it gets its name, and Monsanto ‘s fierce restrictions concerning the saving and selling of seeds has put an enormous stress on farmers. Read on to learn more about the controversy between Monsanto and environmental activists in India. READ MORE >

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Birth Control Fights Climate Change and Helps Poor Women Adapt. Why the Controversy?

September 22, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Population Action International While Barack Obama declares climate change a tricky but “solvable” problem , it’s worth remembering that countless lives depend on us finding solutions. And soon. The world’s poor are already disproportionately impacted by climate change and, among the poor,

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Detox Your Lipstick: 9 Perfect Pucker Shades Without Harmful Cosmetic Chemicals (Slideshow)

September 22, 2011 by  
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Photo: cerromijares /Creative Commons We’ve all heard the stats: Women who wear lipstick end up eating nearly four pounds of the stuff each year. And if you’re not paying attention to the ingredients in your favorite pucker-up color, you could also be ingesting countless chemicals and toxins linked to everything from cancer and allergies to reproductive and developmental problems. The Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep database analyzes the listed ingredients in thousands of different products … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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GMOs and Organics: Why Can’t They Get Along?

April 26, 2011 by  
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At a high-level gathering of food industry leaders and insiders, the controversy about genetically modified foods sprouted to the surface, as panelists debated whether GMOs will feed the world or destroy the planet.  

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Today on Planet 100: Cloud Control Controversy (Video)

March 30, 2010 by  
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Put It To Rest: IPCC Chair Pachauri Cleared of Alleged Financial Misconduct

March 30, 2010 by  
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photo: Copenhagen Climate Congress IPCC chair Rajendra Pachauri even went so far to make public how much his tailor charges him for his suits in defending himself against claims he was personally profiting from climate change, and now Times of India reports that an independent review has cleared him of any financial misconduct….

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Senate Climate Bill Pre-Game Report: It’s Getting Ugly Out There . . .

March 30, 2010 by  
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Photo via Public Citizen Energy Okay, it needs to be said–it’s getting ugly out there.

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Yes Virginia, the Glaciers are Melting

January 27, 2010 by  
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Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia The World Glacier Monitoring Service has jumped into the controversy about whether the glaciers are melting. And their answer is an emphatic yes.

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Two-Ton Al Gore Ice Sculpture Stirs Controversy

January 6, 2010 by  
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Photos via Compeaus The second giant ice sculpture of Al Gore to be erected in Fairbanks, Alaska in as many years is stirring up another controversy.

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