Sunday, September 18, 2016

Truthout Enviro-News

Global Warming and the Future of Humanity: An Interview With Noam Chomsky and Graciela Chichilnisky

C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout: Our over-reliance on fossil fuels and a perverse sense of economic values has made global warming a greater threat to our species than nuclear weapons. It's still possible to reverse current trends, if only we have the will to stop denying the obvious and inevitable.

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Florida Fertilizer Plant Sinkhole Reportedly Leaks 215 Million Gallons of Radioactive Water Into Aquifer

Read the Article at ABC News

France Becomes First Country to Ban Plastic Silverware, Plates and Cups

Read the Article at EcoWatch

These Minneapolis Bicyclists Will Take You on a Spirited Tour -- Of Their Polluted Neighborhood

Jasleena Grewal, YES! Magazine: For Latino communities, bike equity means being able to ride safely through their neighborhoods and cities the way white bicyclists can. But what these communities need goes beyond protected bike lanes. They also need clean spaces to ride in, free from industrial air pollution.

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Even Organic Farms Sacrifice Sustainability to Cut Costs

Jill Richardson, OtherWords: Organic farms across the country face the same economic constraints as other farms, making it difficult for them to function in environmentally sustainable ways. Precious few figure out how to stay in business while farming in a way that's best for the Earth.

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