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

… Greenpeace many years ago” ) are out there insisting on the safety of Roundup/glyphosate. A French TV host interviewing Patrick Moore asked him to drink a glass since Moore insisted it was safe and persons attempting suicide regularly fail when they do so by drinking Roundup/glyphosate. Moore refused. If so certain of its safety one wonders why is it that Monsanto opposes labeling of genetically modified foods resistant to and heavily sprayed with Roundup/glyphosate? How silly to ask.  It’s …

Beware of the Corporate GMO Spin Doctors | Food & Water Watch

By Wenonah Hauter, Posted March 18th 2015 You may have heard that popular scientist Bill Nye has mysteriously revised his outlook on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Several years ago, the children’s show host advocated for the labeling of genetically modified foods, citing concerns about what GMOs could do to ecosystems. But now his position on the controversial technology has flipped. This development is the latest in a trend spearheaded by agribusiness giants to discredit the GMO …

AGL’s Camden coal seam gas claims spark transparency fears

… at the company’s 144-well Camden Gas Project. They include a rig manager who worked 21 days’ straight and a sudden release of gas that injured workers. Coal seam gas is shaping as a hotly fought state election issue in rural and regional NSW, amid public concern over the pollution of land, water and air. Radio host Alan Jones, whose castigation of Queensland’s LNP government over coal mining is likely to have contributed to the party’s electoral walloping, is a vocal …