Archive of: Global Brief and NAPC

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Ice Cubed

Ice Cubed

The latest research shows that Greenland’s glaciers are melting faster and farther inland than previous climate models had predicted.

September 2014
Cleaner Air

Cleaner Air

The Environmental Protection Agency has set specific targets for states to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions, with the goal of a 30 percent decrease nationally by 2030.

September 2014
Safer Shampoo

Safer Shampoo

In the face of a lawsuit filed by an environmental health organization, 26 shampoo makers have agreed to stop using a cancer-causing chemical called cocamide DEA.

September 2014
Apple Crunch

Apple Crunch

Thirty years after planting an orchard in Pennsylvania, the Rodale Institute is hosting a festival there to celebrate organic apples that are pesticide-free and brimming with flavor.

September 2014
Radioactive Sea

Radioactive Sea

San Diego scientists have found radioactive isotopes from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan in kelp collected along California’s coast.

September 2014
GMO Gung-Ho

GMO Gung-Ho

Despite consumer resistance, conventional American farmers grew 12 million more acres of genetically modified crops last year.

September 2014
Apple Corps

Apple Corps

On September 27, parents, teachers, students and others will undertake local projects to make schools healthy, safe and effective.

September 2014
Online Opportunity

Online Opportunity

Prevention, nutrition, and biotechnology are among the courses that the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will offer students enrolled in its online integrative medicine program.

September 2014
Planetary Push

Planetary Push

Hundreds of grassroots groups are heading to New York City September 21 to demand action at the United Nations Summit on Climate Change.

September 2014
Cell Bill

Cell Bill

Charging cellphones for only two hours increases their battery life and can help save up to $100 a year in electricity costs.

September 2014
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