Trade Rules Trump Climate Action: U.S. Blocks India’s Ambitious Solar Plans

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India has been told that it cannot go ahead as planned with its ambitious plan for a huge expansion of its renewable energy sector, because it seeks to provide work for Indian people. The case against India was brought by the U.S.

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A Major American Meat Company Is Going Big With Antibiotic-Free Pork

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Tyson is responding to consumer demand with a new line of meat sourced from pigs raised without drugs.
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German Beer Industry in Shock over Glyphosate Contamination

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The Munich Environmental Institute (Umweltinstitut München) has released shocking results Thursday of laboratory testing it has completed on 14 of the most sold beers in Germany. The probable carcinogen and World’s most used herbicide – glyphosate – was found in all of the 14 beers tested.

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Can This Entrepreneur Save Flint From a Plastic Bottle Crisis?

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David Antelo says his reverse osmosis machines can provide clean water to the lead-plagued city without the landfill waste.
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How Does Fracking Affects Humans? Cases in Pennsylvania Proceed

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Two cases in Pennsylvania are attempting to expose the cost of fracking on humans.

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Methane Discovered in Drinking Water Near Fracking Wells

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A Stanford researcher found the highest risk of leaks was from shallow natural gas wells drilled in California, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
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Nestlé to be Sued Over Water Groundwater Extraction in California

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Three environmental groups - the Story of Stuff Project, Courage Campaign, and the Center for Biological Diversity - have teamed up to sue Nestlé over the extraction of groundwater in California. As the state undergoes a severe drought, Nestlé has continued to extract water for their bottled water despite an expired permit.

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New Bill Reintroduces the DARK Act

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Last week Agriculture Chairman Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), introduced new legislation that is once against being labeled the Denying Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act.

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NBA Superstar Ray Allen to Open Organic Fast-Food Restaurant

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Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon Allen, are launching an organic fast-food restaurant in Miami called Grown.

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Fight For $15 Update: When Truman Doubled Minimum Wage

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Above: About 50 supporters of unionized Twin Cities janitors picket outside Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s Terminal 1 on Wednesday afternoon. Thousands of union members are expected to participate in the 24-hour strike. Riham Feshir | MPR News

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