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Green Buildings Hazardous, says Institute of Medicine

Fox News June 8, 2011 The buildings commonly referred to as “green” could actually be hazardous to your health, according to a new report. That’s one of many warnings out of a new report from the Institute of Medicine, which tracked the potential impact of climate change on indoor environments. The report cautions that climate change can negatively and directly affect indoor air quality in several ways. But the scientists behind the study ...Read full article...

Why Organic Food Is Genuinely Better For Your Health?

By Marianne B. Conway uPublish.info June 3, 2011 Organic food is certainly nothing new and has existed for thousands of years, however recently more people have been taking an interest in it and the word organic has turned into a big buzzword. Those individuals involved in the health food business are creating massive profits during this hype as organic food costs more then the non-organic foods found in the ...Read full article...

Obama issues global warming rules in January, gives GE an exemption in February

washingtonexaminer.com Last month, the Obama EPA began enforcing new rules regulating the greenhouse gas emissions from any new or expanded power plants. This week, the EPA issued its first exemption, Environment & Energy News reports: The Obama administration will spare a stalled power plant project in California from the newest federal limits on greenhouse gases and conventional air pollution, U.S. EPA says in a new court filing that marks ...Read full article...

It’s Raining. It’s Pouring …and Snowing …Formaldehyde

By Andrea Silverthorne Part 4  Part 3 Part 2 Part 1 Scientist K.-U Goss, in his 2004 report, The Air/Surface Adsorption Equilibrium of Organic Compounds Under Ambient Conditions, observed the following: “The melting of snow pack also leads to a redistribution of compounds adsorbed to the snow surface which can cause a concentration peak in the first melt water fractions” (GOSS,KAI-UWE 2004). Goss also said: “For a good understanding ...Read full article...

It’s Raining. It’s Pouring . . . and Snowing . . . Formaldehyde

By Andrea Silverthorne Part 3  Part 2 Part 1 Looking back in 2003, at increasing levels of formaldehyde, as measured in 1996, Kelly Chance and Thomas P. Kurosu, of the Harvard- Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge Massachusetts, wrote a report on the columns of formaldehyde gas observed by satellite. They found that the levels above were consistent with ground levels, and that they were highest in the summer ...Read full article...

It’s Raining. It’s Pouring . . . and Snowing . . . Formaldehyde

By Andrea Silverthorne Part 2  Part 1 The first ‘Principle of Journalism’ listed on the CCJ web site is that of its obligation to the truth. The CCJ definition of the principle encircles the basic fact that the “journalist truth” entails: “the professional discipline of assembling and verify facts.” Elizabeth Kolbert has done an impressive job of that with one glaring omission: The test results from ? and an ...Read full article...

It’s Raining. It’s Pouring . . . and Snowing . . . Formaldehyde

By Andrea Silverthorne Part 1 In 1997, a news journalist organization, the Committee of Concern Journalists (CCJ), commences a study to establish written principles for their profession. Before deciding on the principles, the industry reviews its own history, conducts public meetings, and surveys their own members in order to crystallize the importance of their professional ethics and role in a free and democratic society. In 2001, the CCJ publishes ...Read full article...

U.S. Senate Also Covering-up Oil spill

Global Research On Tuesday, the US senate began hearings into the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which took the lives of 11 workers in an April 20explosion and has since poured millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the region with an environmental and economic catastrophe. Appearing before the Energy and Natural Resources Committee in the morning and the Environmental and Public Health Committee in the afternoon ...Read full article...

The Height of Government Lunacy: “Global Warming will Cause Cancer; mental illnesses.”

CNS A new government report says global warming could lead to an increase in both cancer and mental illness worldwide, and it calls for more federally funded research to determine how that might happen. The report, A Human Health Perspective on Climate Change, was published by the Interagency Working Group on Climate Change and Health – a combination of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NIH, State Department, National ...Read full article...
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