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Blog/News (June 27, 2017) On June 16, Amazon.com Inc. announced it would pay a little under $14 billion to purchase Whole Foods Market Inc. The move is sure to re-invent the grocery store business model while also ramping up Amazon's brick and mortar retail presence.Whole…

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Blog/News (June 27, 2017) Originally published by Reuters by Kari Plume June 27, 2017 Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the…

Blog/News (June 27, 2017) The Trump administration is currently deciding what its trade agenda will look like. It's shaping up to be more big wins for multinational corporations.

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Blog/News (June 26, 2017) Originally published by the New York State Office of the Attorney General by the New York City Press Office June 6th, 2017 Coalition Of Seven AGs Charge EPA With Violating Federal Law By Failing To Issue Required Safety Finding On Chlorpyrifos –…

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Blog/News (June 25, 2017) Originally published by Newsweek by Douglas Main June 26, 2017 The herbicide glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup, will be classified by California as a carcinogen, “known to the state to cause cancer.” The state’s…

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Blog/News (June 22, 2017) Did you sign the petition asking Kroger to start protecting pollinators? Don't stop there, follow up your signature with a call to Kroger. Use the sample script below to call Kroger at (800)576-4377 and let them know your concerns about pollinator…

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Blog/News (June 21, 2017) Originally published by EcoWatch By Ronnie Cummins June 21, 2017 A growing corps of organic, climate, environmental, social justice and peace activists are promoting a new world-changing paradigm that can potentially save us from global catastrophe…

Blog/News (June 20, 2017) Want to create a greener world that works for all people? One of the most important things you can do is vote with your dollars.
Vote with your dollar, activism, communities, Break Up With Your Mega-Bank
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Blog/News (June 15, 2017) Originally published by Modern Farmer by Dan Nosowitz June 15, 2017 The first of what could be dozens of trials involving an accusation of negligence on the part of agrochemical giant Syngenta is now in court. So what's the lawsuit about? The…

Blog/News (June 13, 2017) From rejection of the Paris Climate Accords to rejection of financial safeguards that were put in place following the 2008 financial crisis, U.S policies are increasingly a threat to people and the planet. On June 8, 2017, the House of…
finance, banking, Congress, predatory lending
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Blog/News (June 12, 2017) Recently, Mars Inc. relaunched its natural pet food line Nutro, announcing that its dry food would now be made without GMOs (genetically modified organisms). The new product line aims to have “recipes that are simple, purposeful and trustworthy,…

Blog/News (June 12, 2017) On June 1, President Trump pulled the United States out of its voluntary commitment to the Paris Climate Accord, a decision that sent shock waves around the world. As the nation that is the second largest emitter of CO2, and the greatest cumulative…
climate change, trump, Climate, clean energy
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Blog/News (June 6, 2017) by Jamie Landa, Food Campaigns Intern So you’ve realized that a diet free from animal products is better for the planet, your health, and your wallet, not to mention it can be enjoyable and it doesn’t have to be hard? Now what? Beginning a new way…

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Blog/News (June 6, 2017) by Jamie Landa, Food Campaigns Intern One of the most important things we can do as consumers to lessen our impact on the climate is to reduce the amount of animal products we eat. Raising animals for food produces over 51 percent of global…

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Blog/News (June 6, 2017) What we eat has a huge impact on us and the planet. Overconsumption of factory-farmed meat is unhealthy for us and unsustainable for our planet. By replacing a typical burger with veggies or grass-fed or organic meat blended with veggies, you reduce…

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Blog/News (May 30, 2017) Originally posted by the San Francisco Chronicle  by Tara Duggan May 29, 2017 The 20th century veggie burger was a beige patty packed with whole grains and carrot chunks, sold in a brown paper wrapper. The 21st century version? It’s bloody-pink and…

Blog/News (May 25, 2017) Dear Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,   Green America, with outreach to 200,000 individual members and 3,000 business members, is writing to comment on the proposed Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project, Docket number CP17-…

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Blog/News (May 18, 2017) Originally published by the Washington Post Content from UC Davis When we think of climate change solutions, what typically comes to mind is the transportation we use, the lights in our home, the buildings we power and the food we eat. Rarely do we…

Blog/News (May 18, 2017) The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), an arm of the Department of Labor, advocates for workers’ rights throughout the world. They work with stakeholders to develop and enforce policies that combat child labor, forced labor, and human…

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Blog/News (May 16, 2017) Originally published by CNN by Holly Yan May 15, 2017 Christine Sheppard fantasizes about her life before cancer. Before she had to take painkillers "all the time." Before she had to seriously worry about when she might die. "I found out…