The FDA has a long history of going after small food producers for seemingly minor problems, and leaving the big ones to do their thing -- no matter how serious their transgressions. Perhaps that's why worries about the food-safety legislation are expanding.
At the World Economic Forum in Marrakech last week, I expected to hear the sustainability challenges of the Middle East and North Africa described in some detail -- from education to health care, from women in the workplace to replacing oil. I was not disappointed, but what I did not expect to hear in that setting was a lesson on energy economics from Manhattan.
America, ever obsessed with diet and health, is stumped by the problem of obesity. Figuring out what to eat really isn't that hard, says author and food systems researcher Marion Nestle. If this basic human instinct seems more complicated than that, it's the effect of food marketing.
Dick Cheney's old outfit is back in the line of fire for mixing "unstable" cement.
Funny or Die shows us what Chevron is really trying to say.
The inability of the U.S. to pass a climate change bill has made investing in wind projects a gamble. Meanwhile China has become the world wind leader.
Supporters of Prop 23 in California are citing bogus research when they criticize California's climate law, AB 32.
Republican Bill Haslam, likely winner of Tennessee's gubernatorial race, hails from the oil biz but has a track record of supporting clean energy.
Electric cars are about to take the plunge into the market. But it doesn't look like they're going to make much of a splash for awhile. A long while.
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