News tagged with health

Climate-change foes winning public opinion war

As world leaders meet this week and next at a historic climate change summit in Paris, a new study by Michigan State University environmental scientists suggests opponents of climate change appear to be winning the war of ...

dateDec 02, 2015 in Environment
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Healthful hemp poised to grow in US

The U.S. hemp industry has suffered from an association problem. Antidrug officials say distinguishing the plant from its psychoactive cousin, marijuana, is too difficult, so growing it has largely been banned. But the tide ...

dateDec 02, 2015 in Other
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Rio Olympic water badly polluted, even far offshore

Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely ...

dateDec 02, 2015 in Environment
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