Posted on January 23, 2015 by Envirothink
Going meatless isn’t anything new. Vegetarians have been doing it for ages. But with the growing concern about greenhouse gasses and a correlation to this factory farm animal waste and methane production, the Center for Biological Diversity has been encouraging people to observe Meatless Monday with their Take Extinction off Your Plate campaign.
Filed under: Making a Difference | Tagged: Center for Biological Diversity, greenhouse gasses, Mario Batali, Meatless Monday, Paul McCartney, Take Extinction off Your Plate, vegetarians | Leave a comment »
Posted on January 21, 2015 by Envirothink
As I dig myself out from dealing with a severe case of bronchitis – thus the few posts of the past few weeks – I thought it would be a good idea to comment on last night’s State of the Union address.
Filed under: Politics Observed | Tagged: bipartisand politics, Congress, free community college, infrastructure, Keystone XL pipeline, State of the Union address | Leave a comment »
Posted on January 12, 2015 by Envirothink
Just read a great article by Ellen Moyer, Ph.D. In it she presents a clear cut analysis of the issues we face with climate change and existing solutions we can take to address these problems.
Filed under: Climate Change | Tagged: ag subsidies, clean energy, clean energy technologies, climate change, economic benfits, Ellen Moyer, energy technologies, existing solutions, forestry, greenhouse gases, health | Leave a comment »
Posted on January 5, 2015 by Envirothink
Plenish – a GMO cooking oil from DuPont Pioneer – is quietly making its way into restaurants
When it comes to eating healthy, there are a lot of factors to consider. Fried foods don’t really fit the bill, even though we’d like to think they do.
But chalk another one up for DuPont and their efforts to get Americans to accept GMO products as part of their regular food choices.
Filed under: Food Safety, GMOs | Tagged: bad chotesterol, DuPont, DuPont Pioneer, fried food, genetically modified soybeans, gentically modified food, GMO, GMO products, good cholestorel, monounsaturated fat, olive oil, Plenish Food and Water Watch, Soybean oil, trans fat, United Soybean Board | Leave a comment »