Living On Earth

Feb 26, 2014

02/26/2014 - Kerry: Climate is WMD

Secretary of State John Kerry called global warming a weapon of mass destruction during his climate change speech on February 16th in Jakarta, Indonesia. His fiery words may be a sign of increased U.S. climate ambitions heading into the important global climate negotiations next year in Paris.

Fluoride and Other Chemical Risks

New research finds a detrimental relationship between exposure to chemicals, including fluoride, in early life and diminished brain function in children.

Saving Monarchs

At the summit session in Mexico February 19, the heads of government of the US, Canada, and Mexico signed an agreement to collaborate on efforts for monarch recovery. Habitat loss in all three nations and and herbicides in the US and Canadian farm belt are blamed for the crash in the monarch population.