Bayer’s toxic agricultural pesticides have been linked to the unprecedented bee die-off known as Colony Collapse Disorder. The EPA has the power to ban the pesticides, but, so far, has bowed to pressure from Bayer. The safety of our food Continue Reading »
Very soon, perhaps today, the US Senate will be voting on bill S.1392 – the Energy Saving and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013. The proposed legislation entails provisions that promote energy efficiency, reduce energy costs, and lower carbon pollution. We should all urge Indiana Senators Coats and Donnelly to support this legislation.
From the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition: This is it. It’s make or break time for the 2012 Farm Bill. What’s on the table? Hands-on training and tools for beginning farmers and ranchers. Support for cutting-edge organic and sustainable Continue Reading »
People of Concord, Massachusetts vote to ban the sale of plastic bottles in their town!
Early Saturday morning, Big Oil’s allies in Congress successfully held the Payroll Tax Cut hostage to a rider that would order the Obama Administration to ignore public input, good science and environmental laws and fast-track a decision on the Keystone Continue Reading »
As President Obama prepares to approve the first nationwide protections against mercury emissions from coal plants, big-business lobbyists are working to block these safeguards. To show your support for the regulations — which would cut 90 percent of mercury from Continue Reading »
People of faith are bringing the religious voice to bear on the need to address climate change to protect vulnerable populations — low-income communities and communities of color — around the globe. Speak Out. Sign the Postcard.
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Many endangered forests, some ancient, are being destroyed to make toilet paper, facial tissues, paper towels and other disposable paper products. Make smart shopping decisions with the Natural Resources Defense Council green guide that provides a list of tissue paper Continue Reading »
A working group of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, one of the oldest scientific institutes in the world, issued a sobering report on the impacts for humankind as a result of the global retreat of mountain glaciers as a result Continue Reading »