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2/7/2015
Age divides Americans on science issues just as much as political ideology, a new analysis of recent polling shows.There are dramatic generation gaps in opinions on global warming, offshore drilling, nuclear power, childhood vaccines, ...   
1/3/2015
In Merchants of Doubt, their 2010 book that vivisects bad science and industrial cynicism, science historians Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway decried the uneven battle for the popular imagination fought, on one side, by scientists ill-equipped ...   
1/2/2015
Climate change and genetically modified (GM) food are the two things on which Americans and American scientists just do not agree, according to new data from Pew Research. The study, entitled 'Public and Scientists' Views on Science and ...   
29/1/2015
Scientists and their work have an important place in every major aspect of American life.Many hope that advances in science will improve people’s lives and enhance the economy. They are anxious to understand what innovations will disrupt ...   
29/1/2015
There are wide opinion gaps between scientists and the public on a number of big issues, from the safety of genetically modified foods to the cause of climate change, a new survey suggests. "There is a disconnect between the way in which ...   
27/1/2015
The world can enjoy higher standards of living and more travel, while drastically cutting emissions to avoid dangerous climate change – but only with sweeping changes to our infrastructure, the natural world and agriculture, a new analysis has ...   
23/1/2015
It`s the worst nightmare of activists opposed to genetically modified crops: An errant GMO seed blows out of a wheat or corn field and breeds with a species in the wild or on a neighboring farm. The modified gene proliferates and spreads through ...   
13/1/2015
Individual EU nations will be able to ban cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops under a compromise deal agreed on Tuesday that ends years of deadlock over the barbed issue and could actually boost GM farming. A list of GM ...   
5/1/2015
Last year, it often seemed like we were fighting attacks on the environment from all sides. But those of us pushing back against pollution and climate change enjoyed some significant victories in 2014, including the People’s Climate March in New ...   
3/12/2014
Renowned chef Dan Barber is synonymous with the farm-to-table movement. His two New York restaurants feature organic ingredients grown or raised on nearby farms, including the one that surrounds his Hudson Valley restaurant. So it’s ...   
30/11/2014
In its recent report, TSR Subramanian Committee-formed by the ministry of environment, forests and climate change to review key environmental laws - has recommended a "revised system of taxation" to inhibit an increase in the number of vehicles, ...   
18/11/2014
Neil Young has long been known for his involvement in environmental and social justice issues. Now Young has extended his longtime activism to another area: taking on Starbucks and its association with the anti-GMO labeling Grocery Manufacturers ...   
16/11/2014
Last August, from the window of a jet high over Sumatra, I counted nearly a dozen plumes of smoke rising from the vast jungles and plantations below. Some more than a half-mile wide, they looked like pillars holding up the sky. That week the ...   
13/11/2014
Researchers across Europe have expressed dismay at the scrapping of the role of EU Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA). The EU Commission confirmed that the position held by Prof Anne Glover since 2012, would not be extended. Prof ...   
10/11/2014
Moves by India's new right-wing government to block Greenpeace funds and weaken environmental protection laws send a "chilling message", the head of the lobby group said Monday, as he urged the prime minister to release the money. Kumi ...   
9/11/2014
Ruth DeFries, chair of the department of ecology, evolution, and environmental biology at Columbia University, in New York, and author of The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis, has spent much of her life looking down ...   
25/10/2014
A contentious issue in the upcoming Colorado and Oregon GMO labeling referendums is the perceived safety of consuming genetically modified foods. Question a representative of the National Corn Growers Association or the American Farm ...   
6/10/2014
Historian of science Naomi Oreskes, now at Harvard, first came to my attention 20 years ago, when she and two co-authors argued in Science that "verification and validation of numerical models of natural systems is impossible." In The End of ...   
20/9/2014
Earth's human population is expected to continue growing through the end of the century, with an 80 percent likelihood that it will reach 10.9 billion from today's nearly 7.3 billion, according to updated estimates from the United ...   
3/9/2014
An Indian court Wednesday told the new right-wing government to unblock funds of Greenpeace India after an intelligence report accused foreign-funded campaign groups of hurting Asia’s third-largest economy. In a major crackdown, Prime ...   
23/8/2014
It’s not just the impact of organic foods on personal health that concerns consumers. Organic consumers express rising concern over the destructive impacts of industrial agriculture and factory farms on the environment, climate, animal welfare, ...   
1/7/2014
The UK needs to produce more food with fewer resources and reassure the public on the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods if it wants to become more self-sufficient in the long term, a group of MPs has said. A new report by the ...   
1/7/2014
The UK’s ability to feed itself is threatened by “complacency” over the extreme weather driven by climate change and increasing competition for food as the world’s population grows, MPs warned on Tuesday. The environment, food and rural ...   
30/6/2014
As farmers move toward growing crops designed to meet growing world demand for food and stand up to tougher climate conditions, they may inadvertently be worsening malnutrition, scientists say. Such "hidden hunger" stems from a lack of ...   
20/6/2014
Hawaii has become "ground zero" in the controversy over genetically modified crops and pesticides. With the seed crop industry (including conventional as well as GMO crops) reaping $146.3 million a year in sales resulting from its activities in ...   

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