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Sunday, November 22, 2015

environmental news stories sunday

for those pesky little stories that you won't hear bandied about on the talking head shows...

in california, stingy water users are fined in drought, while the rich soak. - nytimes

paris climate change talks: why are some people global warming deniers? climate change denial, or doubt, or scepticism — however you want to brand it — is a broad spectrum. at the extreme end are those with enough religious fervour, perhaps delusion, to believe god will sort climate change out. at the moderate end are those who see the climate change campaign as a political effort, led by left-wing progressives, to make the state bigger - ibt

the world’s most popular insecticides are messing with bees. they’re turning them into incompetent pollinators, which is bad news for plants—and humans. - the atlantic

the world could run entirely on wind, solar, and hydro power by 2050. in a few decades, the world could be powered by nothing but wind, water, and sunlight. that's the conclusion of a new study released just before world leaders head to paris to strike a climate deal. - fast company

death in the fields. farmworker death and illnesses in california eclipse all outdoor worker fatalities and sicknesses in the decade ending in 2014. - palm springs desert sun
one of the main chemicals used to make teflon — perfluorooctanoic acid or pfoa — has been linked to increased body fat and faster weight gain in children whose mothers were exposed to high levels during pregnancy, according to new research from brown university - discovery channel

fda approves gmo salmon, a first for us food supply. should it be labeled? the genetically engineered salmon — a lightning rod in the debate about biotechnology in our food supply — is a go. - washington post

the world is on the cusp of a "post-antibiotic era", scientists have warned after finding bacteria resistant to drugs used when all other treatments have failed. - bbc

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