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One geoengineering idea that has caught on in the United Arab Emirates is cloud seeding or, as it's called here, rain enhancement science. The UAE recently doled out $5 million in grants to advance cloud-seeding research.
Campbell Soup Co. announced that it will now support federal legislation that establishes a standard for GMO labeling. Perhaps even more importantly, Campbell’s says it will withdraw from all organizations that oppose such labeling measures.
As of January 1, signs that intend to raise awareness of human trafficking are now required to be displayed at many public places and even some businesses across Florida.
The Kremlin believes that a carrot can be used as a stick when it comes to advancing its geopolitical agenda.
The Obama administration's 'moonshot for water' initiative is an effort to mitigate the increased stress on groundwater supplies across the United States.
A few days after reports surfaced online of filthy conditions in a hospital in Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, the mayor showed up at the facility demanding answers. It was an attention-grabbing stunt that hinted at a new type of governance in ...
The fact that the COP21 climate talks in Paris ended up with an agreement is a turning point well worth celebrating, though much work remains to be done.
Of the 2,400-odd grocery stores that have opened the past four years, less than 10 percent of them are in these so-called food deserts.
The World Banks's Transformative Carbon Asset Facility aims to find new ways to develop greenhouse gas reduction programs in developing countries.
In a sign of what the future of food will entail, and what is a huge setback for anti-GMO activists, the FDA decided yesterday that genetically modified salmon is as safe to eat, and is just as nutritious, as any wild or farmed Atlantic salmon.
The FDA is taking more aggressive action on fresh produce in order to prevent illnesses that have turned many a benign meal into a public health threat.
A survey by the UNGC and Accenture sheds new light on the attitudes on climate change held by CEOs across the world and throughout various industries.