Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: toxic pesticides

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s...

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

New legislation to ban toxic pesticides helps protect children’s health

“The federal pesticide policy is in urgent need of reform.”

Neonicotinoid pesticides have caused a huge surge in the toxicity of...

Scientists are warning about a second Silent Spring after a new study found that U.S. agriculture is 48 times more toxic to insects than...

EPA will not ban chlorpyrifos

President Trump’s EPA responded yesterday to a petition from public health and environmental groups who had pushed for a ban on the...

Organic for All: New study shows eating organic reduces levels of...

"Everyone has the right to clean organic food. That is a human right."

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."