Environmental Toxins

The Poison Papers: Dirtiest Darkest Secrets Of The Chemical Industry

100,000 PAGES OF CHEMICAL INDUSTRY SECRETS GATHERED DUST IN AN OREGON BARN FOR DECADES — UNTIL NOW By Sharon Lerner FOR DECADES, SOME of the dirtiest, darkest secrets of the chemical industry have been kept in Carol Van Strum’s barn. Creaky, damp, and prowled by the occasional black bear, the listing, 80-year-old structure in rural … Continue reading The Poison Papers: Dirtiest Darkest Secrets Of The Chemical Industry

Will Our Grandchildren Say That We Changed the Earth Too Little?

Oliver Morton has written a great book about geoengineering, and that is no small achievement. Say that word aloud—“geoengineering”—and it sounds wonky and remote. But there is a good chance that “geoengineering” will soon be on the lips of every politician on this planet. The world’s rich economies have steered humankind into a difficult position. … Continue reading Will Our Grandchildren Say That We Changed the Earth Too Little?

World Beyond Wars: Sign A Declaration Of Peace To End All Wars

Cognitive Liberty is proud to partner with World Beyond Wars in advocating an end to all war as we reinvest in life rather than death and destruction. By signing World Without Wars Declaration of Peace, you will increase our ability to advocate for an end to all war. Declaration of Peace I understand that wars … Continue reading World Beyond Wars: Sign A Declaration Of Peace To End All Wars

In Wyoming it’s now illegal to collect data about pollution

A new Wyoming law expands on the “ag-gag” trend of criminalizing whistleblowers in a new way: making it illegal for citizens to gather data about environmental pollution. Wyoming’s Senate Bill 12, or the “Data Trespassing Bill” as it’s being called, criminalizes the collection of “resource data.” It defines collection as “to take a sample of … Continue reading In Wyoming it’s now illegal to collect data about pollution

Chemical Industries: Increasing An Already Chemically Saturated Environment

Sign the petition: Stop Senate Democrats from supporting the sham chemical safety bill. Senate Democrats: “The Udall-Vitter chemical safety bill is a giveaway to the chemical industry that would stop states from protecting their residents from toxic chemicals. Reject this dangerous, industry-sellout bill.” Our main chemical safety law – the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act … Continue reading Chemical Industries: Increasing An Already Chemically Saturated Environment

Dahr Jamail: Iraqi Doctors Call Depleted Uranium Use "Genocide"

Contamination from depleted uranium (DU) munitions is causing sharp rises in congenital birth defects, cancer cases and other illnesses throughout much of Iraq, according to numerous Iraqi doctors. Iraqi doctors and prominent scientists believe that DU contamination is also connected to the emergence of diseases that were not previously seen in Iraq, such as new … Continue reading Dahr Jamail: Iraqi Doctors Call Depleted Uranium Use "Genocide"

The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains

Leading scientists recently identified a dozen chemicals as being responsible for widespread behavioral and cognitive problems. But the scope of the chemical dangers in our environment is likely even greater. Why children and the poor are most susceptible to neurotoxic exposure that may be costing the U.S. billions of dollars and immeasurable peace of mind. … Continue reading The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains

Aerospace Worker: "I Installed Chemtrail Devices"

Aeropsace Worker Jens Gives Us A Wake Up Call At the Monday Demonstration in Dresden on May 12, 2014, a guy came forward during the open mike session and told the audience he participated in installing chemtrails devices on airplanes. Guess what happened when he went to the local representatives with proof in hand. The … Continue reading Aerospace Worker: "I Installed Chemtrail Devices"

Protecting Civilians Means Protecting The Environment

Workshop report: Protecting civilians means protecting the environment, 3rd April 2014 The Toxic Remnants of War Project organised a side event during the CCW Protocol V Group of Governmental Experts meeting in Geneva. The aim was to provide delegations and agencies with an overview of the TRW issue and focus in on two topics that … Continue reading Protecting Civilians Means Protecting The Environment

Screening Of New Military Materials For Toxicity And Environmental Harm

Many substances that are currently used for either civilian or military purposes have been proven to have adverse environmental impacts, or present unacceptable risks to human health. As a result the screening of substances prior to their production and use is now recognised as an important means of protecting environmental and public health. To screen … Continue reading Screening Of New Military Materials For Toxicity And Environmental Harm