Environment

US military confirm existence of ‘chemtrails’ and weather manipulation

US military confirm existence of ‘chemtrails’ and weather manipulation

The idea that the government or the military is manipulating the weather and mindsets of entire countries and populations was at one time hailed as some ridiculous conspiracy theory. After all, it is not something that we read about often in the broadsheets and of course any suggestion that something as natural as the weather could be manipulated by man,[Read More...]

California drinking water contaminated with gallons of toxic waste

California drinking water contaminated with gallons of toxic waste

Tonnes of radioactive and toxic waste has been dumped into central California drinking-water by fracking companies, it has been revealed. Some 3 billion gallons of wastewater has been reported to have been deposited into drinking-water and farm-irrigation aquifers, after the US Environmental Protection Agency ordered a review of possible contamination. The Center for Biological Diversity, the California State Water Resources[Read More...]

Court judgement gives US towns the power to ban fracking

Court judgement gives US towns the power to ban fracking

A new ruling has given US towns the power to ban fracking within municipal borders, it has been revealed. The New York Court of Appeals has helped to set a new precedent by ruling that the towns of Dryden and Middlefield can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry, including oil and gas production, within municipal borders. Many other[Read More...]

Maiquetia International Airport in Caracas is proposing to charge travellers an "air tax"

Air tax: Coming to a town near you?

Imagine paying tax just for the privilege of breathing. I’m not talking about the usual taxes for buying products, paying for roads and schools, et cetera. I’m talking about paying tax just for the ability to breathe. Well that is exactly what one airport Venezuela is proposing. Maiquetia International Airport in Caracas is asking customers to pay 127 bolivars tax[Read More...]

Govt votes to introduce GM food into UK next year

Govt votes to introduce GM food into UK next year

Genetically modified (GM) crops could be grown in England as early as next year after the government backed an EU vote to allow pesticide-resistant food to be planted in member states. Although other countries were given the option to ban GM crops, the UK government has opted to bring them into this country anyway. Campaigners say that the arrival of[Read More...]