Dow Crop Chemical Labeled “Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans” | EWG

… there is “strong evidence that 2,4-D induces oxidative stress that can operate in humans and moderate evidence that 2,4-D causes immunosuppression, based on in-vivo and in-vitro studies.” “We have known for decades that 2,4-D is harmful to the environment and human health, especially for the farmers and farm workers applying these chemicals to crops,” said Mary Ellen Kustin, senior policy analyst for the Environmental Working Group. “Now that farmers are planting 2,4-D-tolerant …

WHO Says Roundup is “Probably” Cancer-causing | Crozet Gazette

… rapeseed (canola), and sugar beets. A couple of weeks ago the World Health Organization in The Lancet Oncology, a respected British medical journal, classified Roundup/glyphosate a “probable carcinogen.” It cited evidence that glyphosate can cause non-Hodgkins lymphoma in humans. Of course, Monsanto is screaming foul and wants a retraction. The usual corporate shills, including Patrick Moore (“there is no evidence of global warming, nuclear energy is great, and I was a founder of …

Abbott’s support for Old King Coal is worse than knighting a prince – Opinion – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

If you needed more evidence that Tony Abbott’s views are stuck in a bygone era, look to his support of a power source from the 1800s. PRIME MINISTER TONY ABBOTT knights a prince and pushes his own leadership to the brink of a spill. The resulting storm of criticism has dimmed the flame Mr Abbott keeps lit for the monarchy — even his biggest supporters have called him out of touch, behind the times, clinging desperately to a bygone era. That’s true, but knights and dames are the …

Drastic Climate Change Carved Up Mars, and May Still Be Happening : Environment : Nature World News

… impact craters located along the mid-latitudes of Mars. “These recent climate cycles have been predicted by computer models, but have not been documented with widespread geological evidence until now,” lead study author, Jay Dickson, said in a recent statement. “This research shows that gullies have been episodic across the entire southern hemisphere, a distribution that is required for this to be a signal of global climate change.” Despite what popular media might lead …