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Air Pollution Will Decrease With Cooler Climate

Air Pollution Will Decrease With Cooler Climate

Air pollution, and its relationship to the future of the planet, has been a major concern lately for scientists, governments and citizens alike. Some countries have extreme air pollution issues, such as China, and are believed to be seriously detrimental to the world’s air quality. Thankfully, all hope for a clean future may not be […]

Former BP Employee Charged With Insider Trading in Deepwater Horizon Spill

Former BP Employee Charged With Insider Trading in Deepwater Horizon Spill

The man tasked with overseeing BP’s cleanup operations during the Deepwater Horizon disaster has been hit with insider trading charges. Keith Seilhan, a now former BP employee, has been charged with using non-public information about the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon rig to sell off his family’s $1 million worth of BP securities, something […]

Plastic Trash Litters the Ocean

Plastic Trash Litters the Ocean

Plastic trash articles litter the world’s oceans. It will likely take centuries to decompose. Objects such as paper and wooden products will breakdown in seawater. Metal pieces of garbage tend to sink to the ocean floor where they degrade. Plastic has two special features. First, it is buoyant. It floats or lingers just below the […]

Oil And Gas Companies: Dracula’s Twin Brother

Oil And Gas Companies: Dracula’s Twin Brother

The vampires are coming! The vampires are coming! And they are in the form of the oil and gas companies, Dracula’s twin brother, waiting to suck us dry of our hard earned money like Dracula to blood, by raising the price of a gallon of gas just so they can live like “fat cats” while […]

Global Warming Missing Financial Incentive

Global Warming Missing Financial Incentive

With frequent reports abuzz covering the Koch brothers’ lobbying activity, and the GOP Super PAC building team ostensibly thwarting any efforts to substantiate man-made climate change, it is safe to wonder where financial support for the influences of the EPA or the IPCC come from. Otherwise indicating global warming is missing financial incentive in order […]

Meat Tax: Government Regulating Food Consumption

Meat Tax: Government Regulating Food Consumption

As the 2014 tax season comes to an end, there has been one topic lingering for a decade concerning tax revenue. Should the U.S. government regulate food consumption by creating a meat tax in the name of environmental sustainability? A meat tax might seem ludicrous to some, but there has been serious consideration for a […]

GMO Trees Good for Environment?

GMO Trees Good for Environment?

Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have genetically engineered poplar trees that they claim will clean up the notoriously messy paper industry. These genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are designed to be easier to break down in order to produce paper and biofuels than normal trees are, meaning a conservation of chemicals and energy […]

Earth Hour, Every Hour

Earth Hour, Every Hour

More than 7000 cities and towns across the globe participated in the Earth Hour 2014 last weekend.  The event that started in Australia in 2007, is observed on the last Saturday of March every year, from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm local time.  Individuals, communities, households and businesses are encouraged to turn off all non-essential […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger, an Environmentalist, Is Profiting Off Deforestation

Arnold Schwarzenegger, an Environmentalist, Is Profiting Off Deforestation

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been called a lot of things: body builder, movie star, governor, environmentalist. But he may have just added a new name to his repertoire: hypocrite. Global Witness, a non-profit company that aims to stop global warming and the exploitation of natural resources, is accusing the former Governor of California of profiting off of notorious, […]

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  • South Korea Warns of Northern Plans for Nuclear Test Ahead of Obama Visit April 23, 2014
    South Korean officials have warned that the North may be planning to launch another nuclear test. This news has come ahead of the official visit by President Obama. But officials are not sure if the test is legitimate, or just a bluff on behalf of their northern counterparts. Kim Min-Seok, spokesman for the defence ministry […]
    Sara Watson
  • Mental Illness Not Strongly Associated With Criminal Behavior April 23, 2014
    Research conducted on 143 people with severe mental illness taken from a mental health court in Minneapolis has found that a relatively small number of the crimes they commit are directly related to the symptoms of their illness. The study, conducted by researchers at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota, is the first to take […]
    Laura Prendergeist
  • Heroin Sold by Hospital Inpatient April 23, 2014
    A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with selling heroin … out of the intensive care unit (ICU), and then her hospital room while a patient at Excela Westmoreland County Hospital. The hospital is an adult inpatient mental health facility in Greensburg, a suburb of Pittsburg. After an undercover informant bought heroin from the woman, 38-year-old […]
    Fern Remedi-Brown
  • Game of Thrones Not Short on Talent with Peter Dinklage April 23, 2014
    The hot series Game of Thrones is full of action and suspense, leaving the viewer yearning for more with each passing episode.  The ongoing saga has spectators glued to their television sets, waiting and wondering what will happen next. The HBO series has captured audiences for four seasons with a dramatic fantasy story line and talent […]
    Roanne FitzGibbon
  • Teenage Stowaway Miracle Survival April 23, 2014
    A teenage stowaway has beaten the odds with his miraculous survival crossing the Pacific ocean. He was hidden in the flight wheel of a Hawaiian airlines plane. The boy, who has been taken into child services, was said to be unconscious for the entirety of the flight, which went from San Jose to Maui. The […]
    Sara Watson

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