Good News Headlines 10/13/15

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These 10 States Account For A Whopping 78% In Sales Of Organic Food

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

Love the organic lifestyle? Chances are you live in these 10 states, and most likely in California…  Read more

 


 

Even Appalachia Is Walking Away From Coal

by Daniel Gross, Slate/Reader Supported News

The coal industry has entered a rough patch. Its largest customers—electricity producers—are systematically shutting down plants that use the material…  Read more

 


 

American Academy Of Pediatrics Cuts Ties With Monsanto

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

EcoWatch can exclusively confirm that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has ended its corporate partnership with Monsanto following the efforts of a group with surprising clout: Mom bloggers…  Read more

 


 

Poland Becomes 14th European Nation To Officially Ban GMOs

by Amanda Froelich, True Activist/Alternet

The sixth most populous EU country is the latest to reject genetically modified organisms in their food production…  Read more

 


 

Here’s How We Know Cheap Renewable Energy Is Taking The World By Storm

by Juan Cole, Truthdig

Vice News points out that a new report from the Paris-based International Energy Agency estimates that in just five years, by 2020, slightly over one quarter (26%) of all the electricity being generated in the world will come from renewables…  Read more

 


 

California Bans SeaWorld's Captive Orca Breeding

by Azure Gilman, Al Jazeera America/Reader Supported News

Animal rights activists praised the decision as a death blow to the use of killer whales at the California ocean park…  Read more

 

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