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Fukushima Deformed Daisies Photos Are Blowing Up The Internet

fukushima nuclear disaster

Deformed daisies from Japan’s Fukishima nuclear disaster site have gone viral on the internet and have prompted environmental concerns. A patch of the wild flowers found near the site have generated international headlines after images of the mutated daisies were posted to Twitter by a local resident. The deformed daisies were not spotted until four… Read more »

Climate Records Spell Out A Warning That Planet Earth Is ‘Gravely Ill’

Climate Records For 2014

Climate records spell out a warning that planet Earth is “gravely ill.” Numerous climate records were broken in 2014, according to the State of the Climate report, published in the journal, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. This latest report is highly technical — having brought together hundreds of scientists from various countries to analyze… Read more »

Denmark’s Wind Farms Produce 140 Percent Of Electricity Demand, Without Reaching Capacity – Country Selling Renewable Energy To Neighbors

Denmark’s Wind Farms Produce 140 Percent Of Electricity Demand, Without Reaching Capacity – The Country Selling Renewable Energy To Neighbors

Denmark has proven that it is indeed possible to completely rely on renewable energy sources. The country produced about 140 percent of its electricity demand from its wind farms, and they aren’t even functioning at capacity. On any particularly windy day, Denmark’s wind farms can easily produce between 116 and 140 percent of the nation’s… Read more »

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 »