Food and Agriculture Issues
Wheeler signals retreat from 'secret science' rule   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: E&E - In an email, Gretchen Goldman of the Union of Concerned Scientists welcomed his decision to rethink the proposal, officially titled "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science." The group has been among a legion of critics...
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Youth climate movement puts ethics at center of global debate   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: UPI.com - The Union of Concerned Scientists even published an "Adult's Guide" to the climate strike to help parents of participants get up to speed. RELATED Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit But...
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Review: Naomi Klein’s ‘On Fire’ urges us to quit hitting the snooze button on climate change   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Los Angeles Times - when protesters from around the world tried to block the adoption of the World Trade Organization agreement. Klein’s new book, “On Fire,” collects essays written between 2010 and now, as a kind of time-series of...
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The Conversation: Youth climate movement puts ethics at the center of the global debate   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Elko Daily Free Press - The Union of Concerned Scientists even published an “Adult’s Guide” to the climate strike to help parents of participants get up to speed. But the kids are clearly leading on climate change ...
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HubWeek's 2019 Festival Announces New Programming Designed to Bring Boston Together to Build a Better Future   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Michael Pollan
Source: YAHOO! - Events include a thought-provoking conversation with author Michael Pollan; an exclusive mind and body experience with The Class' Taryn Toomey; and an Escape Game experience from Leaps by Bayer ...
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Youth climate movement puts ethics at the center of the global debate   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Phys.org - The Union of Concerned Scientists even published an "Adult's Guide" to the climate strike to help parents of participants get up to speed. But the kids are clearly leading on climate change—and ...
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EPA signals retreat from controversial ‘secret science’ rule   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Science | AAAS - In an email, Gretchen Goldman of the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, D.C., welcomed Wheeler’s decision to rethink the proposal, officially titled “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science.”...
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India: India faces challenges in the protection and enforcement of patent rights   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Managingip.com - India, as a member of the World Trade Organization and signatory to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) is obliged to align its intellectual property rights laws with the TRIPS...
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Local bestsellers for the week ending 9/15   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Michael Pollan
Source: The Boston Globe - The New England Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and NEIBA, for the week ended Sunday, September 15. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association...
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Downer pigs will continue to get extra time to recover   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: Food Safety News - USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service isn’t changing the way it deals with non-ambulatory disabled pigs. An animal activist organization, Farm Sanctuary, had petitioned FSIS to have non-ambulatory disabled pigs...
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