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The EPA just ripped California's big renewable energy plan.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:30
As the state and federal agencies drafting a massive plan to zone the California desert for energy development struggle to put a record number of public comments online, one comment in particular may cause the document's authors even more work.
Categories: Ecological News

Scientists witness carbon dioxide trapping heat in air.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:30
Scientists have witnessed carbon dioxide trapping heat in the atmosphere above the United States, chronicling human-made climate change in action, live in the wild.
Categories: Ecological News

Tomorrow's climate refugees struggle to access water today.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:30
In fifty years the Pacific Islanders may be climate refugees, but today the more immediate challenge is to harvest enough water to live.
Categories: Ecological News

Study predicts global warming will see Australian deserts grow bigger.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:30
A United States climate study says global warming will cause Australian deserts to get bigger and expand to the south.
Categories: Ecological News

Sacre blow! Eiffel Tower embraces wind power.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:30
One of the world's most iconic sites has become the latest high profile venue to embrace onsite renewables, after the Eiffel Tower installed two vertical axis wind turbines as part of its high profile renovation project.
Categories: Ecological News

Blood tests for water contamination needed now.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:30
New Hampshire officials should act with urgency to make testing for perfluorooctane sulfonic acid quickly available.
Categories: Ecological News

Maryland must hold the line on chicken manure.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:30
Our preference would have been for Mr. Hogan to have not inserted himself in this debate, but now that he has, it's up to the General Assembly to make sure federally mandated phosphorus reduction targets are met.
Categories: Ecological News

What did Congress accomplish with Keystone vote?

Environmental Health News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:30
Was President Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline bill just a waste of everyone's time and energy? In short, the answer is "no."
Categories: Ecological News

Tanzania breaks promise - thousands of Maasai evicted to make way for lion hunt

The Ecologist Magazine - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:15
Last November Tanzania's President Kikwete tweeted his promise that the evictions of indigenous Maasai people and their villages near Serengeti National Park would stop. But now another round of evictions is under way: thousands of Maasai have been evicted at gunpoint and their homes burnt to ashes. The Maasai say: 'We need your help!'
Categories: Ecological News

Ukraine and the Cuban missile crisis - we must choose peace over annihilation

The Ecologist Magazine - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 17:15
As tensions grow between US-dominated NATO and Russia, former cold warrior William R. Polk hears the echoes of the Cuban missile crisis - only this time, it's Russia that feels forced to fight for its vital strategic interests. We must hear the lessons of 1962 Cuba - and negotiate a just and durable peace, before we sleep-walk into a world-destroying war.
Categories: Ecological News

MPs' GMO report is a scandalous cave-in to corporate demands

The Ecologist Magazine - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 15:10
A report published by MPs today displays a shocking ignorance of scientific logic and the nature of risk, writes Rupert Read. Confusing inconclusive evidence of harm from GMOs, with conclusive evidence of safety, they reach a false and dangerous conclusion - that the EU should give free rein to pro-GMO governments.
Categories: Ecological News

Lulzbot Mini is the 3D printer you've been waiting for: receives Editor's Choice award from Natural News

Natural News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) After months of heavy testing of various 3D printers, I've finally found the perfect 3D printer to recommend to everyone: the Lulzbot Mini.Today, I'm thrilled to announce why I'm giving the Lulzbot Mini my Editor's Choice award for the best consumer-level 3D printer...

Lawless, tyrannical FCC refuses to appear before Congress; "We make up our own laws!"

Natural News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Americans are slowly but surely losing all control over their government, as evidenced anew by the refusal of a federal agency head to appear before the people's representatives in Congress.As the Federal Communications Commission gets ready to issue major new rules...

$26 trillion in global derivatives about to implode if Greece bankruptcy unfolds

Natural News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The fate of the euro -- and, effectively the European Union -- could rest on what the political and financial powers within the union itself decide to do regarding the new Greek government's push to restructure its debt and end the austerity measures imposed upon it...

NPR keeps lying to you about vaccines: here's the truth

Natural News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) National Public Radio (NPR) is where many liberals go to get what they consider the real news, especially with the program All Things Considered. Despite its warm and fuzzy veneer that supports classical music and some jazz as well as many of the issues that are near...

Monsanto for President 2016! A genetically modified candidate to free us from the Constitution

Natural News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) A new YouTube video lampooning the 2016 presidential race "urges" Americans to vote for "Monsanto" for president, the global biotech corporation responsible for the lion's share of the world's genetically modified foods."Hi, we're Monsanto," says a man introducing...

3D print your own garden grow box: Texas inventor releases 3D parts and instructions for self-watering grow systems

Natural News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) (Natural News) (Press release) Texas inventor and science lab director Mike Adams (aka the "Health Ranger") has publicly launched 3D printable parts and instructions for making your own self-watering float valve, the key component in non-electric hydroponic grow systems.The automatic...

Public comment period on government's plan to foment vaccine hysteria and mandate vaccination ends May 19

Natural News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The Obama Administration is using the excuse of "racial" and "ethnic disparities" to push a plan whose goal is "improving adult immunization" rates by forcing more vaccines on the American public.According to an announcement in the Federal Register, the National...

Fukushima radiation spikes 7,000% as contaminated water pours into the ocean

Natural News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Cleanup crews trying to mitigate Japan's never-ending radiation crisis at Fukushima ran into more problems recently after sensors monitoring a drainage gutter detected a huge spike in radiation levels from wastewater pouring into the Pacific Ocean.The Tokyo Electric...

Why conventional agriculture should be banned

Natural News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) When chemicals were first introduced in farming, everyone marveled at what they could do. Yields were dramatically increased. In the beginning, the soil was so healthy, any damage done by chemical fertilizers was imperceptible, and pests had yet to evolve resistance...
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