Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Global Parents Unite to Protect Children from Climate Catastrophe

Common Dreams
'Out of love for our grandchildren, it’s our responsibility to work towards a more harmonious world for both present and future generations.’ Story here.

Power Still Out in Eastern Manitoba After Thanksgiving Windstorm

CBC News

Manitoba Hydro crews wait for first light to fly into communities left without power Sunday. Details here.

Freed Canadian Journalist Slams Stephen Harper for 'Abandoning' Him in Egyptian Prison

CommonDreams

Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy says he'll continue to advocate for press freedoms and the rights of other detained journalists. Story here.

Austria and Italy Fully Ban GM Crops With EU Opt-Out

AgroNews

Austrian Health Minister Sabine Oberhauser and a number of Italian Ministries have confirmed that both countries are officially requesting an opt-out from growing the eight varieties of  GM maize permitted or set to be permitted at the EU level, thus there will now be a full ban on GM crops in both countries under new EU regulations. Story here.