Sunday, 18 September 2016

Hesitance to Link Some Weather Events to Climate Change 'No Longer Appropriate'

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Baton Rouge in Aug. USDA photo
Fast study showed climate change's influence on Louisiana's devastating floods. The method is being used to more quickly assess some types of extreme weather. Story here.

The Monsanto–Bayer Tie-Up is Just One of Seven Mega-Mergers That Threaten Seeds, Food Security

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Organic hemp seed. PinP photo.
Policymakers could still block the agri biz mergers; peasants and farmers will continue the fight for seeds and rights. Story here.

Media Silent as Two States Declare State of Emergency Due to Pipeline Spill

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A major fuel pipeline ruptured this week in Shelby County, Alabama, prompting both Alabama and Georgia to declare state emergencies. Yet, other than local media outlets, the mainstream media has been curiously silent about the situation. Story here.