Saturday, May 30, 2020

Tag: pesticide

5 biggest pesticide companies are making billions from ‘highly hazardous’ chemicals,...

The researchers found that the sale of these highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs), disproportionately occurred in poorer nations, which often have fewer regulations than industrialized nations.

New York becomes third state to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos

This move could help protect children, agricultural workers, and the environment.

California bans controversial pesticide

Beginning at the start of 2020, California will ban the sale of a popular agricultural pesticide, chlorpyrifos, that has been linked to...

Glyphosate exposure increases cancer risk up to 41 percent, study finds

"Our analysis focused on providing the best possible answer to the question of whether or not glyphosate is carcinogenic. As a result of this research, I am even more convinced that it is."

Hawaii bans toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, protects public health

The bill, SB3095, completely bans the use of chlorpyrifos, a highly toxic neurotoxin that causes significant damage to brain development in children.

Germany to put ‘massive restrictions’ on Monsanto weedkiller

"I am planning a regulatory draft as a first building block in the strategy to minimize use of glyphosate."

Judge to decide if Monsanto Roundup cancer lawsuits move forward at...

During the week-long hearing – dubbed "Science Week" – epidemiologists, oncologists, toxicologists and other scientists representing both sides will offer testimony about glyphosate.

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Trump’s National Park Service greenlights hunting of bear cubs and wolf pups in their...

Lifting this restriction grants hunters permission to use cruel and inhumane hunting tactics.

Watching American lemmings as they prepare to follow Trump over the cliff

These lemmings see him ignoring the Rule of Law, dismissing the Constitution as being irrelevant.

‘How dare you put our lives at risk’: Pennsylvania Democrat Brian Sims rips GOP...

Sims notes that the Republicans did not let the Democrats know that they had been exposed to the virus, arguing that such a revelation would hurt their argument to reopen the state.

Who are the secret puppet-masters behind Trump’s war on Iran?

A shadowy group stoking U.S. hostility with Iran and the evidence that it is funded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

From the sectoral to the local: Re-imagining labor and the left in a time...

While the unintended economic disaster now unfolding throughout the world is unprecedented, the progressive left must heed the lessons of disasters like Katrina, Maria and wars of aggression in places like Iraq to be ready to confront the potentially life and death struggles ahead.