Geo-engineering: Climate fixes ‘could harm billions’

Main Source: BBC
Date: 26 March 2016
Author: David Shukman Science editor

Using aerosols to block solar radiation represents one approach to geo-engineering

Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.

That is the conclusion of a new set of studies into what’s become known as geo-engineering.

This is the so far unproven science of intervening in the climate to bring down temperatures. Continue reading Geo-engineering: Climate fixes ‘could harm billions’

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WA organic farmer must pay $804,000 in court costs after losing GM legal battle

Date: 22 March 2016
Author: Australian Associated Press

Steve Marsh had tried to sue his GM-canola-cultivating neighbour Michael Baxter over claims his herbicide-resistant crop contaminated his organic farm

Farmer Steve Marsh surrounded by supporters outside the Western Australia supreme court in September. Photograph: Rebecca Le May/AAP

A West Australian farmer who tried to sue his neighbour after genetically modified canola blew on to his land, contaminating his organic crop, must now pay a hefty court costs bill after a stay order was lifted. Continue reading WA organic farmer must pay $804,000 in court costs after losing GM legal battle

Flint Resident Speak out about the water crisis madness

On this you tube video Flint resident speak about the water crisis occurring in Flint Michigan in the United States of America. Flint residents been paying high price for low quality, dirty and unsafe water. When their water bill don’t are not paid within 90 days their water gets shut off also their home just condemned. Also the water is unsafe to wash it as well, and when their children can’t be properly clean their get taking away by the CPS (Child Protective Service) this is just madness what going on in Flint.

Since the late 1960s through the end of the 20th century, Flint had Flint has suffered from disinvestment, deindustrialization, depopulation and urban decay, as well as high rates of crime, unemployment and poverty; From Wikipedia. Also the Flint population been decreasing since the 1960’s from 196,940 down to 99,000 in 2014 that about 50 percent of the 1960’s population.

Newly Discovered Health Benefits of Vitamin C

Date: 5 June 2015
Author: Meghan Telpner

Vitamin C is one of those vitamins that everyone seems to know about. Anyone, for instance, who is about to come down with the flu or a cold or is actually sick is advised to “get lots of Vitamin C” due to the positive effect it can have on the immune system. And the good news is that there are plenty of ways to get Vitamin C naturally – that is, through the diet. Vitamin C is found in a whole range of fruits and vegetables, including citrus fruits, strawberries, papayas, bell peppers, kale, broccoli and tomatoes. And what’s even better is that research is finding that Vitamin C has many more benefits than just as an immune system booster. Continue reading Newly Discovered Health Benefits of Vitamin C

The Robots Are Coming… to Make a Cheeseburger & Deliver a Pizza

Date: March 20, 2016
Author: Susanne Posel

The robots might to coming to take the jobs of Carl’s Jr. employees after the chief executive officer, Andy Puzder told the media that he “could have a restaurant that’s focused on all-natural products and is much like an Eatsa, where you order on a kiosk, you pay with a credit or debit card, your order pops up, and you never see a person.” Continue reading The Robots Are Coming… to Make a Cheeseburger & Deliver a Pizza

7 House-plants That Detox The Air In Your Lungs & Improve Indoor Air Quality

Date: 22 January 2016
Author: mcshane

It is find that 90 percent of the American population spends a lot of their time indoors. Shockingly, the quality of the air inside your house or office can be worse than the pollution outside. This is why the U.S Environmental Protection Agency is worried and ranks air quality as one of the top five environmental risks to public health. Continue reading 7 House-plants That Detox The Air In Your Lungs & Improve Indoor Air Quality

Domino’s is trialling an autonomous pizza delivery robot

Date:19 March 2016
Author:Gian Volpicelli (UK)

Battery-powered pizzabot has 12-mile range; customers access pizza with a code.

Pizza delivery boys and girls, beware! Pizza giant Domino’s has unveiled an autonomous pizza delivery robot that is being trialled in New Zealand.

On Friday the company unveiled the Domino’s Robotic Unit (DRU), and announced that the bot had already carried out its first successful pizza delivery on March 8. “DRU is an autonomous delivery vehicle and is set to take the world by storm,” the company wrote in a statement on its website. Continue reading Domino’s is trialling an autonomous pizza delivery robot

Global Glyphosate Herbicide Market IS Driven by Genetically Modified Crops

Date: 18 March 2016
Author: Christina Sarich

Contrary to biotech claims, GM crops increase pesticide use

Even Harvard has bowed to the Biotech Giants, stating that herbicide use is “ubiquitous” and may or may not increase with the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops. However, GM crops accounted for 45.2% of the global glyphosate market in 2012 and have been increasingly cultivated. Without GMOs, there would be a great decrease in the use of carcinogenic glyphosate. Continue reading Global Glyphosate Herbicide Market IS Driven by Genetically Modified Crops