Monthly Archives: June 2017

Adverse effects of personal care products double in 2016

Dive Brief:

  • A significant number of beauty and wellness products caused adverse affects as reported by users, according to a study published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine scientists in Chicago. Researchers tracked reports from 2004 to 2016, which numbered 5,144 total and rose from 706 in 2015 to 1,591 last year, according to the report.
  • The three categories implicated most often — showing increased reports of adverse affects — were hair care, skin care and...
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Take A Look At The New ‘Consensus’ On Global Warming

A scientific consensus has emerged among top mainstream climate scientists that “skeptics” or “lukewarmers” were not long ago derided for suggesting — there was a nearly two-decade long “hiatus” in global warming that climate models failed to accurately predict or replicate. A new paper, led by climate scientist Benjamin Santer, adds to the ever-expanding volume of “hiatus” literature embracing popular arguments advanced by skeptics, and even uses satellite temperature datasets to show reduced atmospheric warming. Read more...
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Appeals court orders California Air Resources Board to change how it calculates greenhouse gas emissions

FRESNO – A California appeals court recently reversed a lower court’s decision to discharge a court order that had mandated the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to correct several violations of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) it had committed when it attempted to implement the state’s low carbon fuel standards regulations (LCFS). On May 30, the California Fifth District Court of Appeal ruled that a trial court had erred when it vacated the court order. Read more...
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