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Majority Across USA Say Third Party Is Needed

WASHINGTON, DC, October 28, 2018 (ENS) – There is a need for a third, major political party, say a majority of Americans, 57 percent, while 38 percent believe the current two party system does an adequate job of representing the people, according to the latest Gallup Poll figures, released Friday. […]


Roundup for Breakfast: Weed Killer in Popular Cereals

WASHINGTON, DC, October 25, 2018 (ENS) – A second round of tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group, EWG, has found glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, in every sample of popular oat-based cereal and other oat-based foods marketed to children. […]

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China Will Launch Artificial Moon to Light City Streets

CHENGDU, China, October 22, 2018 (ENS) – China is preparing to launch the world’s first artificial moon to increase light on city streets at night. By 2020, China plans to place an illumination satellite that will act an artificial moon in orbit above Chengdu, a city of 14 million that is the capital of Sichuan province.. […]


Trump Plans to Export Fossil Fuels From Military Bases

WASHINGTON, DC, October 19, 2018 (ENS) – Blurring the line between the public and private sectors, the Trump administration is pondering the use of West Coast military bases to ship U.S. fossil fuels to Asia under the guise of strengthening national security, despite opposition from coastal states. […]

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European Clean Energy Innovators to Get €100 Million

BRUSSELS, Belgium, October 19, 2018 (ENS) – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates knows that €100 million can fund a lot of climate-friendly, clean energy research by European innovators, so as founding chairman of a new investment fund, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Gates is collaborating with the European Commission to provide that support. […]


Contaminated Salads Recalled From Health Food Stores

WASHINGTON, DC, October 19, 2018 (ENS) – GHSW, LLC, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling nearly two tons of ready-to-eat salad with chicken that contain a corn ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, FSIS, announced today. […]

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Hurricane Michael Death Toll Rises, Many Still Missing

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, October 18, 2018 (ENS) – At least 50 deaths have been blamed on Hurricane Michael, the most powerful storm ever to strike the Florida Panhandle, including 35 in the United States and 15 in Central America. In Florida, 25 people lost their lives; three died in North Carolina, one in Georgia and six in Virginia. […]

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Gore Promotes Congressional Candidate, Penguin ‘Earth’

WASHINGTON, DC, October 10, 2018 (ENS) – Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore seldom exercised his sense of humor while in office, but now he’s making up for it. Currently chairman of the nonprofit Climate Reality Project, Gore Tuesday announced his support for a new species of politician – a Congressional candidate and emperor penguin named Earth. […]

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Strengthening Hurricane Michael Bears Down on Florida

MIAMI, Florida, October 9, 2018 (ENS) – Hurricane hunter aircraft flying into the swirl of Hurricane Michael report that the storm is still strengthening. As of 8 am today, Michael was a Category 2 storm, with maximum sustained winds near 100 mph, the National Hurricane Center says. […]

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Climate Scientists: 20 Years to Limit Global Warming

INCHEON, South Korea, October 8, 2018 (ENS) – Humankind has just 20 years to confine global warming to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels, and that will require rapid, far-reaching, unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, climate scientists working with the United Nations warn in a new assessment released today. […]


World Leaders Pledge to Fight Unhealthy Foods

NEW YORK, New York, October 4, 2018 (ENS) – Heads of state and government have committed to intensify their efforts to tackle noncommunicable diseases including cancers, heart and lung diseases, stroke, and diabetes, and to promote mental health and well-being by reducing salt, sugar and transfat in foods. […]

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Update: Indonesian Earthquake, Tsunami Kill 2,000

JAKARTA, Indonesia, October 9, 2018 (ENS) – Rescuers are still searching for bodies and survivors after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit the island of Sulawesi over a week ago. Indonesian officials announced Tuesday that the official death toll has risen to just over 2,000.  […]