Health

Union of Concerned Scientists: The State of Science in the Trump Era (2019)

Circumventing guidance from scientific experts by shutting out scientists from the decision making process, leaving science positions vacant, disbanding or compromising advisory committees, or sidelining independent expertise. Suppressing scientific studies when their findings undercut the administration’s political agenda. Politicizing scientific grants by…

 

Feds Loosen GMO Rules

We are all corporate guinea pigs now……just show them the money. What could possibly go wrong? “We simply cannot anticipate the unintended consequences of GE plants and animals. As the Institute for Responsible Technology has noted, the genetic engineering process…

 

Pesticide Problem? There’s an app for that!

Pesticide Problem? There’s an app for that From the California Department of Pesticide Regulations site: The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has developed a free mobile app designed to help people report pesticide incidents and concerns quickly. The app…

 

Pesticides in Paradise?

Pesticides in Paradise? Winning the battle for a safer community…come see what communities across the nation have done to create safe schools, safe ag and safe communities without synthetic pesticides.    Monday August 5th,  6:30pm – 8:30pm Sebastopol Grange –…

 

California bans chlorpyrifos based on science, Trump hides science and approves child brain damaging chemical

The “sustainable wine industry” used over 700 pounds of chlorpyrifos in Two Rock. “….Trump’s most enduring legacy may be cancer, infertility and diminished I.Q.s for decades to come.” Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains – The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/10/28/opinion/sunday/chlorpyrifos-dow-environmental-protection-agency.html Oct 28,…