Category Archives: Health

American Cities Fighting Climate Change

American Cities Fighting Climate Change

The federal government now appears to be headed down the path of not honoring America’s commitments to tackle global warming, but many of the country’s cities and states as well as its corporations have no intention of breaking our promises to the world.

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Climate Change And A Divided Country

Climate Change And A Divided Country

This Saturday is Earth Day and it’s also the occasion for the March for Science taking place in Washington, DC and in many other cities around the world.  The purpose is to express support for scientific research and evidence-based policies in a tumultuous political environment. Continue Reading

Pesticides And Food Insecurity

Pesticides And Food Insecurity

A newly released report by the United Nations takes a strong stance against the use of industrial agrochemicals, saying that they are not necessary for feeding the world.  The continued use of pesticides at the rate the world currently does in fact can have very detrimental consequences. Continue Reading

The Threat Of Man-Made Earthquakes

The Threat Of Man-Made Earthquakes

According to a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey, millions of people living in Oklahoma and parts of Kansas face significant potential for damaging earthquakes this year as a result of human activity.  The only other part of the continental United States facing a similar danger is California, which has natural faults lines slicing… Continue Reading

Saving Bees With Software

Saving Bees With Software

The worldwide decline in the population of bees and other pollinators has impelled farmers to do what they can to encourage and nurture bees on their land.  Protecting bees is important because pollinators are essential for growing many foods including coffee, cacao, almonds and many other fruits and vegetables. Continue Reading