Showing posts from October 8, 2012

So You Don't Think Climate Change is Worth Fighting? Read on.

 DARA - a Madrid-based humanitrian group. The Human Toll of Inaction Could Exceed 100 Million Deaths Between Now and 2030 Alone! •Climate change and the carbon economy as estimated here are responsible for 5 million deaths each year today and cause illness in tens of million people globally comparable to the third leading cause of preventable death with a similar societal impact as tobacco use (see: Health Impact Climate/Carbon) • The carbon economy claims the largest share of this impact, in particular due to toxic air pollution, at over 4.5 million deaths a year today  • Climate change is estimated to be responsible for 400,000 deaths each year, particularly due to hunger and communicable diseases in the lowest-income countries 

Arsenic in Our Food

Consumer Reports magazine: November 2012. Our findings show a real need for federal standards for this toxin. Full story here.