Earthtalk

Earthtalk

From E - The Environmental Magazine
EarthTalk Climate Change Nutrition

By E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that global warming is causing our crops to be less nutritious? – William Persson,...
Studies have concluded that American kids consume very few fruits and vegetables in their school cafeterias and that they are eating many refined grains and too much saturated fat and sodium. In addition, a 2009 USA Today study found that meat used by McDonald’s and Burger King was tested for bacteria and unsafe pathogens up to 10 times as much as meat bound for U.S. school cafeterias. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Education)

By E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I hear that many school cafeterias have nutrition standards no better – even worse – than those...
EarthTalk Sweden Environment

E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I recently heard that Sweden is the greenest country in the world. Is this true and, if so,...
EarthTalk Pipeline Migrating Birds

By E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: How is it that migrating birds are being negatively affected by oil extraction in Canada’s Boreal forest?...
EarthTalk E-Waste

By E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: We must really be swimming in electronic waste, what with all the iPhones and other devices that...
EarthTalk Sunscreen

By E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: With summer officially here now, what can you tell us about which sunscreens are safe and which...
EarthTalk Mens Health

By E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: We often see and read reports about environmental threats to women’s health, but aren’t there also concerns...
EarthTalk DriverLess Car

By E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What are the environmental implications of the so-called “driverless car” that Google and others are working on...
EarthTalk Organic Unsustainable

By E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Do you agree with the recent claim in the Wall Street Journal that organic agriculture isn’t actually...
BPA exposure has been linked to a host of human health issues, including cognitive and behavioral development in young children. These concerns have led the European Union, Canada – and more recently the U.S. – to ban the use of BPA in baby bottles and other items geared toward babies and children. (Photo by Coralie Mercier, courtesy Flickr)

  By E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: A recent study showed that Bisphenol A (BPA) was hardly the human health risk researchers once believed...

Politics

By Nusayba Hammad, Communications Director, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (nusayba@uscpr.org) WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an act unprecedented in recent history, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand...
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