Food and Agriculture Issues
Europe Moves to Expand Trade Arsenal With Focus on Trump   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: YAHOO! - His proposal would allow the EU to impose sanctions against countries that illegally restrict commerce and simultaneously block the World Trade Organization’s dispute-settlement process. The timing of the initiative in...
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Is UK offshore energy industry doing enough to meet net-zero emissions by 2050'   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - However, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a non-profit group of nearly 250 academics who work to solve pressing issues such as climate change, has raised doubts about OGUK’s commitment to fixing its emissions issues...
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New Hampshire Residents Sign Petitions Sent to Presidential Candidates   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Three hundred and forty New Hampshire residents have signed petitions, organized by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), asking all the presidential candidates to share their plans for reducing the risks of a nuclear war. UCS...
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UN, People’s Summit Clash over Green Economy   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Terra de Direitos
Source: Inter Press Service - “We see the green economy, which is based on the commodification of natural resources, as closely linked to a brown economy” of pollution and destruction, said another Brazilian activist, Larissa Packer, with the NGO...
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SEC to Take Up Accredited Investor Definition Changes on Dec. 18   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Consumer Federation of America
Source: Think Advisor - Barbara Roper, director of investor protection for the Consumer Federation of America, told ThinkAdvisor in a previous interview that the SEC’s concept release on harmonization of private offering exemptions, which centered...
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Heavy-duty trucks and buses must go electric, says new report   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Electrek - The electrification of trucks and buses needs to be accelerated, says a new report released yesterday by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The UCS report, titled “Ready for Work: Now Is the Time for Heavy-Duty...
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How Can You Protect Yourself from Chemicals and Pesticides'   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Institute for Responsible Technology
Source: YAHOO! - So what can we do about pesticides on our food' Jeffery Smith, founder of the Institute for Responsible Technology and author of "Seeds of Deception" claims there is clinical experience and personal experience to suggest to avoid...
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When Jon Entine Speaks About GMOs, You Should Listen   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Jon Entine
Source: Acsh.org - Jon Entine, the founder of Genetic Literacy Project and a Senior Fellow at UC-Davis is perhaps the most prolific writer on GM technology. Entine addressed the National Press Club in Australia. You should listen to what he has to...
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US: Sanctions Have Cut Iran's Accessible Foreign Currency to $10 Billion   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
Source: Voice of America - U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook shared what he said were newly declassified details of Iran's foreign exchange reserves in a speech Thursday to the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington. "According to...
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Leading Environmental, Academic, Environmental Justice and Industry Groups Release First-of-its-Kind Study   
(Friday - December 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: YAHOO! - Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Earthjustice, Natural Resources Defense Council, the Union of Concerned Scientists, and the California Electric Transportation Coalition, today released a first-of-its-kind report which concluded...
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