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Secular Activist Naomi Klein Joins Pope Francis To Fight Climate Change

Naomi Klein

Pope Francis has an unlikely ally in the fight against climate change – activist Naomi Klein. Klein is a harsh critic of modern capitalism, arguing for fundamental economic changes in her book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate to address the problems of a warming planet. She is also secular, along with a growing… Read more »

No More Grand Canyon? Why The Site Is Considered Endangered [Video]

Why Is The Grand Canyon Considered Endangered

Is the Grand Canyon in jeopardy? The historic location was listed as endangered by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. There are 11 endangered historic sites in total on the list, which was made public on Tuesday. The organization hoped that the “endangered list” would help draw attention to the potential loss of historically relevant… Read more »

WHO Says Weed Killer ‘Possibly’ Causes Cancer, Is Dow AgroSciences 2,4-D Chemical Herbicide Safe?

dow agroscience weed killer

Dow AgroSciences weed killer, 2,4-D, “possibly” causes cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The chemical herbicide is widely used on American farmers. The 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid weed killer was recently reviewed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). The Dow weed killer, 2,4-D, has now been classified as “possibly carcinogenic to humans”… Read more »

Green Hawaii: 100 Percent Renewable Energy To Power Island State By 2045

Green Hawaii: 100 Percent Renewable Energy To Power Island State By 2045

With “going green” being the most popular trend in environmental activism these days, it’s no wonder that nations around the world are doing their best to adapt to the growing concerns of their people and are attempting to find new and improved renewable energy sources to power the world. Hawaii has stepped their renewable energy… Read more »

Planting A Billion Trees A Year With Drones: Led By ex-NASA Engineer American Company To Remotely Reforest The World

Planting A Billion Trees A Year With Drones

An American company has earnestly begun planning to replant deforested areas using drones. The company plans to plant a billion trees per year remotely. In their effort to remedy the ill-effects of massive levels of deforestation, U.S-based organization, BioCarbon Engineering has decided it will begin planting a billion saplings using remotely-operated drones. Led by ex-NASA… Read more »

Scientists Link Drilling To Earthquakes, Next Big One Might Be Man-Made

Drilling Earthquakes

The recent U.S. drilling boom is almost certainly causing earthquakes; that’s the conclusion of a growing number of reports including a recent study from the U.S. Geological Survey. Although the earthquakes have been minor so far, scientists warn that disturbing the ancient faults could set off a much larger disaster. According to the AP, the… Read more »