Friday, 14 November 2014
EARTH - WE ARE ONE.
Russia has been considering joining the long list (and continually growing) of anti-GMO countries for quite some time now. It does so after a group of Russian scientists urged the government to consider at least a 10-year moratorium on GMOs to thoroughly study their influence on human health. Story here.
Los Angeles Time - Reflecting the urgency and scale scientists have called for to cope with climate change, the U.S. and Chinese presidents laid out ambitious new targets Wednesday to cut pollution in a deal that negotiators hope will inspire similarly dramatic commitments from other countries. Story here.
Natural Resources Defence Council - Shame, Canada
Native communities near the Alberta tar sands are beset by health problems. And the giant industrial operations that extract the world’s filthiest fuel are producing millions of gallons of toxic sludge a day—a dirty legacy that’s leaking into the once-pristine Athabasca River. Can anything get the Canadian government to pay attention? - Watch Videos