In keeping with my reputation as the bearer of bad news, here is more evidence that toxins permeate our world -- and a few hints on how to avoid at le...
We need a mercury treaty that actually reduces global mercury pollution. A treaty that fails to include mandatory mercury reductions overall will dishonor the victims of Minamata disease and accelerate mercury poisoning across the globe.
Co-authors: Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club Phil Radford, Executive Director, Greenpeace It's not an easy time in America. The probl...
You probably didn't know it, but Congress recently held a major hearing on the government's response to autism, grilling two key federal officials on everything from prevalence studies to services for adults with the disorder.
We all want to just eat and not worry too much about it. That's hard if you're confused about GMOs, mercury, other toxic chemicals, antibiotics, and radioactivity.
These laggard coal-reliant companies are responsible for ecologically destructive coal mining and the carbon dioxide emissions that drive global climate change, not to mention a litany of dangerous pollutants.
A Harvard study recently published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine associates a mother's low level exposure to mercury while pregnant with greater risk of her child later developing ADHD-related behavior.
Pregnancy is the perfect time to start a new personal care regime with safer products
Yes, there are human beings who don't believe in the greenhouse effect. I'm not sure why - with origins dating back to Svante Arrhenius's work in the 19th century, it's hardly a radical new concept.
If someone truly believes in the sanctity of life and protecting unborn children, then that commitment should be absolute. How can Senator Inhofe and others who share his position claim to be pro-life when they peddle policies they know result in harm to the unborn?
To use Mercury retrograde to your benefit you must first understand Mercury's influence on you.
Will polluting industries continue to resist public health safeguards at every turn? Will energy companies keep looking backward or will they start embracing change? Will we elect leaders who represent special interests or ordinary citizens?
That's right. Romney and Inhofe would rather let big polluters off the hook than protect our kids from a toxin that causes developmental delays and other serious conditions. So do the 46 Senators who voted on Wednesday to block the mercury and air toxin standards.
Is it better to be ignorant and eat toxic foods or is it better to spend a lifetime reading ingredients on packages and asking where meat and fish were born, and what their astrological signs are?
If we don't act fast to protect our right to clean water, the age-old rite of spending a summer day fishing with your daughter or son will end with this generation. We cannot allow that to happen.
With Senator James Inhofe's (R-OK) move to roll back the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate mercury -- both now and in the future -- the threat to the health of Americans is in the balance.