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Source: US News
The study, published in Environmental Research on Wednesday, says canned food consumption can expose our bodies to too much BPA. BPA is used in myriad consumer products to prevent metal corrosion and breakages and preserve the...
June 30, 2016 Timeline: Zika’s origin and global spreadSource: Reuters
The following timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery nearly 70 years ago:
Source: The Guardian
New report says Flint water crisis is not an anomaly, as analysis reveals 5,363 water systems – providing drinking water to 18 million – breached federal laws
June 27, 2016 Ethics dilemmas may hold back autonomous cars: studySource: Japan Today
The looming arrival of self-driving vehicles is likely to vastly reduce traffic fatalities, but also poses difficult moral dilemmas, researchers say in a study.
Source: NBC News
Americans now spend more money dining out than on groceries — and we generally like what we get for our money when we eat out, according to the new American Customer Satisfaction Index restaurant report released on Tuesday.
June 19, 2016 Four Key Market Charts To See Before MondaySource: Forbes
After a shaky few days for markets last week, we went into the weekend with some relative calm on Friday. This coming week the UK vote on leaving or staying in the European Union will dominate the market focus
Source: Telegrapg (UK)
The British public is increasingly isolationist in outlook despite Britain’s long history of empire and influence in the post-War global order, a new survey of Europe has found.
June 13, 2016 Accidental deaths in U.S. reach record highSource: UPI
The United States has seen a record rate of accidental deaths in the last two years, primarily caused by drug overdoses and falls.
The CEOs of Bain & Company Inc., Ultimate Software Group, Inc., McKinsey & Company Inc., Facebook Inc., and LinkedIn Corp. took the top five spots a just-released list of the highest-rated CEOs in the U.S. According to a report...
June 8, 2016 Disenchantment with E.U. Grows, Poll FindsSource: NY Times
LONDON — As Britain prepares to vote on June 23 on whether to remain in the European Union, skepticism about the bloc is on the rise across Europe, with about two-thirds of Britons wanting some powers returned to their national...
Source: Blue & Green Tomorrow
The pay gap between men and women working in the corporate responsibility and sustainability (CRS) sector is closing and more women are now employed in the top jobs. That’s according to the sixth edition of the Corporate...
Even given that science can never be 100% certain of its conclusions, there is still reason for me to believe that the report’s conclusions have overstepped the mark.
LONDON, A record amount of renewable power capacity was installed worldwide last year as solar and wind costs fell, becoming more competitive with fossil fuels, research by renewables policy organisation REN21 showed on Tuesday.
A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says that crops such as wheat and maize are generating more potential toxins as a reaction to protect themselves from extreme weather
-- Chemtura Corporation (NYSE:CHMT) (EURONEXT:CHMT) today released its 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report. This report describes the recent progress Chemtura has made toward operating more sustainably and establishes...
May 25, 2016 The Economic Arguments Against BrexitSource: New Yorker
The report says that, in the event of “Brexit,” the unemployment rate would jump, while G.D.P., house prices, the stock market, and the value of the pound sterling would all be hit hard.
Bills Insider - The city's count comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that it is monitoring 279 pregnant women with likely Zika virus infections in USA states and territories. Doctors are monitoring...
Source: Washington Post
The Internal Revenue Service has been so slow to adapt to the emerging peer-to-peer economy that billions of dollars in taxable income a year are probably going unreported, according to a study being delivered to Congress this...
May 20, 2016 How Americans define the sharing economySource: Pew Research
Even though stories about services like Uber and Airbnb have put the “sharing economy” in the news, just 27% of Americans have ever heard of the term before, according to Pew Research Center’s recent survey of the new digital...
The National Academy of Sciences — probably the country's most prestigious scientific group — has reaffirmed its judgment that GMOs are safe to eat. But the group's new report struck a different tone from previous ones, with much...
Oil and gas activities may have caused nearly nine in 10 of the earthquakes Texas has experienced in the past 40 years, and the quakes have become more frequent as oilfield activity has picked up in the past decade, according to...
Source: NY Times
A new study reports that recently established forests on abandoned farmland in Latin America, if allowed to grow for another 40 years, would probably be able to suck at least 31 billion tons of carbon dioxide out of the...
Texting is deadly, says a new study published in Scientific Reports.Trillions of texts are sent each year. Two-thirds of the world’s population, that’s over four billion people, now have access to phones that enable texting, and...
Source: UN Centre
With little prospects for a turnaround in 2016, growth in the world economy remains weak, posing a challenge to the implementation of development targets, a new United Nations report released today has found.
Businesses' environmental performance is an increasingly important consideration for investors, a survey of more than 3,000 executives and managers around the world has revealed.
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