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Vote For Rob Quist, Who Didn't Assault Any Reporters Like This Guy Just Did
Quist and Bernie toured the state. Getty photo Sign of the Ugly Trumpian Times: On Wednesday evening, hours before a Montana special election that was supposed to be a GOP slam dunk but increasingly isn't, GOP candidate and evidently short-fused tech billionaire Greg Gianforte body slammed a...
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With New Leadership on the Way, Public Health Experts Demand WHO Take on Factory Farms
As the World Health Organization (WHO) prepares to select its new director general, public health, food, and science experts are urging the new leader to take action on the issue of factory farms and global threats they pose. In an op-ed published Sunday at the New York Times , Scott Weathers,...
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20 Years of GM Soy in the Southern Cone of Latin America, 20 Reasons for a Definitive Ban
The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) has just published its annual report , which confirms that the Southern Cone of Latin America is the region of the world producing the largest quantity of GMOs and having the largest land area under a single...
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Trump Administration Lobbied to Ditch Climate Language from Arctic Declaration
Providing a disturbing look at how the Trump administration will insert its anti-climate agenda on global treaties and policy, the U.S. State Department last week aggressively lobbied the multinational Arctic Council to scrub language about global warming and renewable energy from its biennial...
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Little Donny Goes On A Trip
Part of the Tiny Trump series With a beleaguered Drumpf heading to Brussels next week for his first meeting with the big boys, NATO leaders are said to be "freaking out" about how to handle a thin-skinned, tantrum-throwing, attention-deficit toddler man "who has no knowledge of NATO, no interest in...
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Trump Wants to Cut Energy Dept's Renewables Budget. Big Time.
The Trump administration is weighing putting the Energy Department's budget for its renewable energy and energy efficiency program on the chopping block with a proposal to slash it by 70 percent. That's according to a draft 2018 budget proposal obtained by Axios . It shows $613 million for...
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Eco Groups: Trump's Interior Deputy Pick Is "Walking Conflict of Interest"
Scores of top environmental organizations on Wednesday sent a letter (pdf) to the Senate urging lawmakers to reject President Donald Trump's nominee for Interior Department deputy, energy lobbyist David Bernhardt, who the groups described as "a walking conflict of interest." Bernhardt's industry...
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Hyperbole Is Dead
Whoah. It's nigh-on-impossible to keep up with the latest mind-blowing twists in the Comey Paper Trail/ Russia Intel Giveaway/ More Nixonian Than Nixon/ Tangerine Nightmare Circus saga, or even to process the surreal state of the faltering Republic. For now, Maine's Sen. Angus King is talking...
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EPA Asked for Public Input On Massive Regulation Rollback—and the Resistance Delivered
It turns out, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt's plan to gut environmental protections is wildly unpopular as a call for public comment amassed nearly 60,000 responses that ranged from simply "No" to passionate reminders that the "EPA is for the people." The public comment...
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Sam Clovis speaking at an early Trump campaign event in Dubuque, Iowa. News
Trump to Pick Conservative Talk Show Host for Top USDA Science Position
President Donald Trump is expected to pick Sam Clovis, a conservative talk show host who campaigned for Trump in Iowa, for the position of "chief scientist" as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), reported ProPublica and the Washington Post this weekend. "If the president goes forward with...
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