- Consumer Health & Food Safety Concerns
- ADA Recommendation for Fluoride in Infant Diets
Based on American Dental Association recommendations, many infants and small children may be getting too much fluoride in their diets, which may pose long term health risks including fluorosis.
A three part series on its history, chemical and physical properties, uses, health hazards and the legal implications of asbestosis & mesothelioma.
- Dry-Cleaning Chemicals
- DuPont's Teflon Cover-up
Court records and internal documents have shown that DuPont has been covering up the true dangers of Teflon for decades.
- Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children: Autism & ADHD
While the generally accepted causes of neurodevelopmental disorders like Autism and ADHD include genetic and environmental factors, a wide range of toxic chemicals in the environment have also been associated with these disorders.
- PCBs in the food you love
PCBs a notoriously hazardous group of chemicals have infiltrated our food chain.
- Seafood Safety
- The Dangers of Lawn Chemicals at Home
Each year consumers paint their lawns with various fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides. These chemicals can be deadly if used incorrectly.
- Energy & Sustainablity
- Biofueling to the future
Whatever their motivation - be it energy independence for the U.S. or an attempt at fighting climate change for Europe - world governments are now heavily subsidizing biofuels.
- CO2 Pollution and Global Warming
Why is carbon dioxide considered pollution and how do scientists know that humans are responsible for climate change?
- Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs): Are They Worth the Switch?
Do compact Fluorescent lights really save money, how well do they perform? See what we found out, then calculate your potential savings.
- Global Trends in Energy Technology Innovation
In a mere 100 years we have depleted the equivalent of millions of years' worth of solar energy captured by ancient organisms and locked up in oil, gas and coal reserves. We must solve our energy problems in ways that are both profitable and environmentally aware.
- Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Energy of the Future
Energy sources of the future will have to be cleaner and more efficient than current sources - hydrogen fuel cells fulfill these requirements; however, several challenges remain before we will see wide-spread commercialization.
- Environmental Disasters
- Politics and Policy
- Pollution - Air
- Pollution - Water
- Waste & Recycling
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