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  • After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller,After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller,
    What happens when the grapes are gone……   DAVID KELLER September 2015 PD Article Link Our succession of boom crops in Sonoma County provides an interesting history — and a cautionary tale. The county’s world-class wine grapes occupy more than 60,000 acres, with vineyard acreage expanding 80 percent between 1988 and 2014. Our climate, soils and location are ideal, and ...
  • Wholistic Fire Prevention Starts NowWholistic Fire Prevention Starts Now
    Wholistic Fire Prevention Starts Now TARGETED GOAT GRAZING? It’s year round, economical, efficient and natural way to practice Regenerative Ag.    Goats, especially certain breeds, are natural brush eaters.  They eat the stuff that becomes tinder for wildfires.  When managed well they eat the troublesome stuff, poison oak a favorite, and leave the mature trees and native plants to ...
  • 'Jarring Wake-Up Call': Hunger Surges in US After Food Aid Cuts‘Jarring Wake-Up Call’: Hunger Surges in US After Food Aid Cuts
    ‘Jarring Wake-Up Call’: Hunger Surges in US After Food Aid Cuts “Effective federal public policies over the previous few years were spectacularly successful in stemming U.S. hunger, but as many of those policies have been reversed, hunger has again soared,” said one expert. BRETT WILKINS Nov 22, 2023 Highlighting the end of a yearslong trend of declining hunger in ...
  • Sustainable Pulse: Bayer-Monsanto Hit With $175M Verdict Against RoundupSustainable Pulse: Bayer-Monsanto Hit With $175M Verdict Against Roundup
    SUSTAINABLE pulse reports: A Philadelphia jury on Friday hit Bayer/Monsanto with a $175 million verdict in favor of a cancer patient who claimed the company failed to warn about known carcinogens in its best-selling herbicide, Roundup. Source: Environmental Health News The verdict is part of a string of nine- and 10-figure judgments against the Bayer AG ...
  • Occupy: News on GMO & GlyphosateOccupy: News on GMO & Glyphosate
    GMOs, GLYPHOSATE & TOXINS Pesticide Preemption And The Fight For Local Control https://www.panna.org/news/pesticide-preemption-local-control/ “Pesticide preemption laws — many using language developed by the pesticide industry — specifically limit the ability of city or county governments to ban or restrict pesticides in any way, including the “use, sale, notification, marketing, distribution.” Pesticide preemption takes away local control. “   Are My ...
  • No $ for Workers As: Auto Giants Pay 1% in taxes Federal Taxes on $42 Billion in ProfitsNo $ for Workers As: Auto Giants Pay 1% in taxes Federal Taxes on $42 Billion in Profits
    Auto Giants Refusing Union Demands Paid Just 1% in Federal Taxes on $42 Billion in Profits: Analysis “The tax system is rigged to benefit multinational corporations over the workers who keep them running.” BRETT WILKINS Sep 19, 2023 Despite reaping tens of billions of dollars in profits between them over the past five years, General Motors and Ford paid ...
  • New York OAG Forces Bayer and Monsanto to Pay $6.9 M over False Claims on Roundup SafetyNew York OAG Forces Bayer and Monsanto to Pay $6.9 M over False Claims on Roundup Safety
    New York OAG Forces Bayer and Monsanto to Pay $6.9 M over False Claims on Roundup Safety by Sustainable Pulse June 23, 2023 New York Attorney General Letitia James last week announced a settlement with Bayer CropScience LP (Bayer) and Monsanto Company (Monsanto) for allegedly making false and misleading claims regarding the safety of certain Roundup® consumer weedkillers. Bayer and ...
  • Domestic Terrorism: Right-Wing Think Tank's Climate 'Battle Plan' Wages 'War Against Our Children's Future'Domestic Terrorism: Right-Wing Think Tank’s Climate ‘Battle Plan’ Wages ‘War Against Our Children’s Future’
    Right-Wing Think Tank’s Climate ‘Battle Plan’ Wages ‘War Against Our Children’s Future’ The Heritage Foundation’s Mandate for Leadership would serve as a policy blueprint for the first 180 days if Trump—or another Republican—were to gain control of the White House in January 2025. OLIVIA ROSANE Jul 26, 2023 Close down the Department of Energy’s renewable energy office. Cut cash ...
  • Fish Near Fukushima Contained Radioactive Cesium 180 Times Over Japan's LimitFish Near Fukushima Contained Radioactive Cesium 180 Times Over Japan’s Limit
    Fish Near Fukushima Contained Radioactive Cesium 180 Times Over Japan’s Limit The fish was caught near a drainage outlet where water from melted nuclear reactors flows—some of the same water that is to be treated and released from the power plant starting next month. JULIA CONLEY Jul 24, 2023 With the Tokyo Electric Power Company planning to begin a ...