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Coronavirus: World Treating Symptoms, Not Cause of Pandemics, Says UN 9.7.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

The world is treating the health and economic symptoms of the coronavirus pandemic but not the environmental cause, according to the authors of a UN report. As a result, a steady stream of diseases can be expected to jump from animals to humans in coming years, they say.

LA’s Time To Lead A Fair, Strong And Clean COVID-19 Recovery 8.7.2020 WRI Stories
LA’s Time To Lead A Fair, Strong And Clean COVID-19 Recovery Comments|Add Comment|PrintLos Angeles has the opportunity to build back better after COVID-19, in ways that reduce air pollution, traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Jeff Turner/Flickr This article originally appeared on the International Business Times. The plan, the means, the platform and the microphone: Los Angeles has what it takes to be the leading light when it comes to building back better after... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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NGOs Call for Moratorium on Controversial ‘Gene Drive Organisms’ 7.7.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

The letter, which was sent on Tuesday (30 June), urges the European Commission to outlaw the release of so-called ‘gene drive organisms’ (GDOs), calling the technology “incompatible” with the Commission’s proposed EU strategy on biodiversity protection. But scientists say the technology holds enormous potential for eradicating some of the world’s deadliest diseases.

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DPS graduates can attend Community College of Denver for free this fall 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Eligible 2020 graduates of Denver Public Schools can attend the Community College of Denver for free this fall, the college announced Tuesday.
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California Judge Sides With Bayer-Monsanto Over Roundup Cancer Warning Labels 25.6.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

A federal judge in California has blocked efforts by the state to require cancer warning labels on Bayer-Monsanto’s signature weedkiller, Roundup. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is the most widely used herbicide in the world. In 2015, it was classified as “probably carcinogenic” to people by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or IARC.

The bar for corporate citizenship has been raised. It’s time for the rankings to catch up. 18.6.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The bar for corporate citizenship has been raised. It’s time for the rankings to catch up.
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'Bill Gates Is Continuing the Work of Monsanto:' Vandana Shiva Calls Out Billionaire Philanthropist in French TV Interview 18.6.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

Indian activist and author Vandana Shiva has become one of the most well known and widely followed activists in the world of environmental ecology, organic and regenerative agriculture, and other ecological movements that fly in the face of the post World War II model of using chemicals and even genetically modified organisms to grow food.

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Embracing the Connection Between Agriculture and Health With Zach Bush 17.6.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

In this episode of the Regenerative Agriculture Podcast, John interviews Zach Bush MD, an educator and a triple board-certified physician who specializes in internal medicine, endocrinology, and hospice care. Zach brings his understanding of the systemic challenges in pharmaceuticals and farming to non-profits such as Farmer’s Footprint and Non-Toxic Neighborhoods, where he works to create collaborative communities to solve these human and environmental problems.

The case against the Trump administration’s rollback of the Clean Power Plan 16.6.2020 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
The Environmental Protection Agency will file a legal brief today defending its decision to dismantle the Clean Power Plan and replace it with the harmful and cynically misnamed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule. But nothing EPA says can alter the fact that ACE is destructive, costly, and unlawful. EPA projects that ACE will reduce power […]
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Racism, Police Violence, and the Climate Are Not Separate Issues 8.6.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

I find that lots of people are surprised to learn that, by overwhelming margins, the two groups of Americans who care most about climate change are Latinx Americans and African-Americans. But, of course, those communities tend to be disproportionately exposed to the effects of global warming: working jobs that keep you outdoors, or on the move, on an increasingly hot planet, and living in densely populated and polluted areas.

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Court Overturns EPA Approval of Popular Herbicide Made by Monsanto 5.6.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) broke the law in approving agricultural weedkilling products sold by Bayer and two other chemical giants, ignoring clear evidence that the new herbicides would cause widespread damage to crops, a federal court ruled on Wednesday.

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John Bermingham, former state senator, Colorado land use commissioner, dies at 96 3.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
John R. Bermingham, a former state senator who championed pro-choice movements and  environmental causes, and who served as Colorado Land Use Commissioner, died on Friday.
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Power up Your Immune System by Dr. Michelle Perro 30.5.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

It is never too late to support the body’s innate ability to heal itself, and as we continue to navigate the choppy waters of the COVID-19 storm, optimizing immune function should be one of our primary goals. A strong and balanced immune system is vital in defending ourselves against a variety of pathogens, and can aid in preventing the development of autoimmune disorders.

EU Plans to Reduce Pesticides by 50% 30.5.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

The European Commission today proposed a plan to transform the European Union’s agricultural system, to make it more sustainable and safer from a health perspective. The plan includes a target of reducing the use of pesticides by 50% in the next decade.

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SDG No. 17, coronavirus and the battle for a collaborative future 30.4.2020 Business Operations |
Here's why a key Sustainable Development Goal is back in style, and why it may be the SDG "for our times."
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L.A. coronavirus clean air streak has already come to an end. Here's why 28.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

Coronavirus: L.A. clean air miracle has already come to an end. Here's why

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6 of the best corporate climate action announcements from the last week 27.4.2020 Small Business |
From Google to North Face, companies used Earth Day to share big plans. Here are the ones that stood out.
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Kacey Musgraves re-imagines song to honor coronavirus heroes on Earth Day 23.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Country music star Kacey Musgraves released a new version of her song "Oh, What a World" in honor of Earth Day and "heroes on the front lines" of COVID-19.

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This isn’t your parents Earth Day: Talking unlikely paths to environmentalism with EDF’s Diverse Partners team     22.4.2020 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
This year we have reached Earth Day not only as the country continues to face unimaginable death tolls, but especially as there is an increasing understanding of the ways the coronavirus is compounding existing injustices in our country.  EDF and EDF Action are very fortunate to have recently hired two amazing women, Elise Nelson Leary […]
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How to harmonize the sustainability reporting of your business unit with your parent company 22.4.2020 Resource Efficiency |
Sponsored: Balancing parent company messaging with local CSR needs can be challenging. Here are some tips our energy company would like to share about sustainability reporting.
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