Violence continues, this time in Michigan, when an Uber driver randomly shoots 8 people, killing six.
More than 5.5 million people worldwide are dying prematurely every year as a result of air pollution, according to new research. (By Jonathan Amos, BBC Science Correspondent, Washington DC). Read more …
Methane gas gushes from a ruptured well at a massive storage facility at Porter Ranch …
Check out SNL’s Rachel Dratch in this sobering video about a mom who realizes that loaded guns are allowed in her neighborhood restaurant/bar. (She is a member of the Everytown Creative Council). What could go wrong?
Every hour, the sun bathes the Earth with enough energy to supply our needs for more than a year. There’s no reason we can’t harness more of it to cut back on polluting, climate-altering fossil fuels. Read more by David Suzuki with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Senior Editor Ian Hanington.
Charles White at home in Flint, Mich., with his 5-month-old son, Vaughn, who has tested high for levels of lead. (By Sarah Rice for The New York Times)
Gun violence is gun violence whichever way you cut it. We know that killing another human is wrong. How can we still allow for innocent animals to be killed for sport? I just read the following article by Jay Shooster, an advocate for animal and human rights, and agree with him wholeheartedly. The killing of animals for sport is a gun violence issue that needs to be addressed, and that politicians won’t talk about … yet, anyway.
More gun deaths in Canada, this time Ottawa.