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2013-10-25 23:21:18

The Allow Golden Rice Now campaign, led by former Greenpeace leader, Dr. Patrick Moore, is calling on the organization to back up their claims of potential harm. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 "We believe Greenpeace and their allies oppose Golden Rice entirely because it was produced with genetic science, and are manufacturing reasons why we should not allow this life-saving food to be grown," says Dr. Moore. "We demand that Greenpeace specify a...

Astronomer And Television Host Sir Patrick Moore Passes Away
2012-12-10 06:24:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sir Patrick Moore, a UK astronomer who also spent more than five decades covering space travel as a broadcaster, passed away at his home Sunday at the age of 89. Moore, the author of dozens of books on astronomy and the host of the BBC television program The Sky At Night for over 50 years, died "peacefully at 12:25 this afternoon" at his residence at Selsey, West Sussex, his friends and colleagues said in a statement Sunday,...

2010-09-09 14:50:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EWI announced that it will host "The Future of Nuclear Technology in the U.S." in partnership with the Greater Cleveland Partnership on September 21, 2010 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. The event will be an educational forum on the future of nuclear power in the U.S. Discussions will include current realities of nuclear technology, common misperceptions about nuclear power, global investments in nuclear energy,...

2009-05-18 12:10:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress moves forward with an aggressive environmental agenda in part focused on heavily subsidizing the renewable energy industry, the Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) will host a series of panel discussions this Wednesday exploring the short- and long-term consequences of this policy. In particular, this diverse group of stakeholders and thought leaders will discuss whether national policies such as the renewable...

2009-03-12 15:07:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Wisconsin state lawmakers consider repealing the moratorium on nuclear energy, Dr. Patrick Moore, a Greenpeace co-founder and current Co-Chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition (CASEnergy), addressed a joint committee in the Wisconsin State Legislature on Thursday, March 12. Dr. Moore testified before the Wisconsin Senate Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail Committee and the House Energy and Utilities Committee in Two Rivers,...

2009-03-10 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Wisconsin state lawmakers consider repealing the moratorium on nuclear energy, Dr. Patrick Moore, a Greenpeace co-founder and current Co-Chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition (CASEnergy), will testify before a joint committee in the Wisconsin State Legislature on Thursday, March 12. Dr. Moore will testify before the Wisconsin Senate Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail Committee and the House Energy and Utilities Committee at 1:30 pm...

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2009-02-04 14:29:18

It appears that the plant allegedly responsible for the latest massive salmonella outbreak owned and operated a Texas plant that had never been inspected by the US Food and Drug Administration until the company came under recent speculation. Although no salmonella was discovered at the Peanut Corp. of America plant in Plainview, news of its under-advised facility have sparked new questions about government's ability to regulate the nation's food supply. In Texas health records obtained by...

2008-07-07 06:00:12

By Tim Krohn, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 7--For conservationists along the Minnesota River, stopping the expansion of the Big Stone power plant has become the single most important goal in decades. "It's a proposed corporate water grab from Big Stone Lake. It's an incredibly dangerous precedent and is against everything Minnesotans stand for," said Patrick Moore, head of the Montevideo-based group Clean Up the River Environment. Big Stone Lake, near Ortonville, is in both...

2006-03-08 08:10:00

LONDON -- Britain's best-known astronomer Patrick Moore has been admitted to hospital with heart problems, a hospital spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Moore, who is 83, was admitted to St Richard's hospital in Chichester, West Sussex, on Tuesday evening with a heart condition and was undergoing tests on Wednesday. Moore has been a household name in Britain for more than 50 years. The host of the BBC's "The Sky at Night" program since 1957, he is known for his trademark monocle and intense...

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2005-11-29 12:56:02

The planet Venus is growing so bright, it's actually casting shadows. NASA -- It's often said (by astronomers) that Venus is bright enough to cast shadows. So where are they? Few people have ever seen a Venus shadow. But they're there, elusive and delicate -- and, if you appreciate rare things, a thrill to witness. Attention, thrill-seekers: Venus is reaching its peak brightness for 2005 and casting its very best shadows right now. Amateur astronomer Pete Lawrence of Selsey, UK,...