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U.N. Climate Talks Go Into Overtime

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks for urgency at the U.N. climate talks

It was reported by BBC News today that climate talks lasted beyond the close of business on the final day of the talks designed to hammer out a final treaty to be signed into action in Paris next year. While the eternal division between the rich and the poor has created greater conflict in the… Read more »

A Study Of Antarctica Ice Glaciers Reveals Cause For Concern

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Antarctica ice glaciers are melting much faster than had been previously thought, according to the results of recent studies on the region. Newly analyzed data of 21 years of ice glacier study at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in conjunction with the University of California, Irvine, found that the rate at which ice glaciers are melting… Read more »

Weather Channel Founder: Climate Change Is Fake

Weather Channel Founder John Coleman rejects man-made climate change

Weather Channel founder John Coleman claims there is no scientific proof behind man-made climate change. Climate change/global warming proponents in politics, academia, journalism, and the entertainment community have insisted that the debate is settled, but Coleman maintains that 9,000 scientists are on board with his skepticism. As The Inquisitr reported earlier this year, Coleman, 80,… Read more »

EPA Approves New Version Of Weed Killer 2,4-D — Enlist Duo

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a new version of the 2,4-D weed killer, Enlist Duo. The chemical herbicide is designed for use on GMO corn and genetically modified soybeans. The new version of a 1940s-era weed killer will also be used on a new set of genetically engineered crops which were recently approved… Read more »

Is Climate Change A Bigger Threat Than Ebola?

climate change is bigger threat than Ebola says British doctor

Climate change should be declared a public health emergency because it is more deadly than Ebola. That is the assessment of Fiona Godlee, editor in chief of the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ). In August, a World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee declared that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa qualified as a “Public Health… Read more »

Why Are Monarch Butterflies Dying In Record Numbers?

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Monarch butterflies may be placed on the endangered species list in order to protect the dwindling numbers of the butterfly population. The butterflies need federal protection because the Monarchs have experienced a 90 percent population decline since the 1990s, according to the Center for Food Safety. “That would be like losing every person in living… Read more »

Climate Change Rules To Be Implemented By Obama Without Congress?

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Will climate change rules leave Congress behind? New climate change regulations may be on the horizon, as it were, as Team Obama reportedly will bypass lawmakers in the U.S. Congress and take unilateral action on its own. Along with his inner circle, President Obama has also been floating the idea of using executive orders to… Read more »

Superweeds Winning The Battle Against Farmers

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Farmers are losing their battle against superweeds. Glyphosate pesticides created by biotech giants like Monsanto, DuPont, Dow, Bayer, and Sygenta appear to no longer be effective against the rapidly growing and extremely tall weeds. When farmers are forced to apply more chemical pesticides and herbicides to their fields, the cost of produce can skyrocket as… Read more »

Trees Study: 850 Lives Saved, 670,000 Diseases Prevented Each Year

Trees Study Good News For Forestry

A new trees study issued by the National Forest Service (NFS) revealed just how important these plants are to our survival. According to the NFS study, trees save 850 lives annually, and prevent 670,000 acute respiratory diseases. While we’ve always known that trees are quite important to the survival of carbon-based life forms, this is… Read more »