Every week, Fracked Earth News collects the top climate change and energy news, including:
__By 2030—if 150 countries honor their pledges to the UN—there will be a significant slowdown in global carbon emissions.
__Research shows “that the toxic chemicals in our food, water and air [are] causing an epidemic of obesity … even in 6 month infants.” They’re endocrine-disrupting chemicals or EDCs, they’re ubiquitous and virtually all of us have been exposed.
__22 years ago the devastating contamination of Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest by Texaco (later acquired by Chevon) began. Chevron successfully defended itself in the 2009 RICO trial, depending on the testimony of a “star witness.” Turns out the witness, a former judge, apparently lied in exchange for $12,000/month and many other goodies from Chevon. Stay tuned.