The Disaffected Lib: The Perspective is Jarring.

Let’s see, 9 billion tonnes of plastic divided by 7.5 billion human beings. That’s 1.2 tonnes of plastic per person or 2,640 pounds. More than 9 billion tonnes of plastic has been produced since 1950, and almost all of it is still around. A new study that tracked the global manufacture and distribution of plastics ...

Earthgauge Radio: Interview with Dr. James Brophy about a groundbreaking study on the links between workplace pollutants and breast cancer

Download: james-brophy-edited.mp3 On Earthgauge Radio this week, I featured an interview with Dr. James Brophy  who is an adjunct professor at the University of Windsor and the co-author of a groundbreaking new study demonstrating that women working in particular occupations have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, likely due to exposure to toxic chemicals and environmental pollutants. ...

Earthgauge Radio: Earthgauge Radio December 13 2012: Cancer in the workplace and the crisis of ocean acidification

Download: earthgauge-podcast-dec13-20122.mp3 This week on Earthgauge Radio, we’re talking about environmental health and ocean acidification. I have two interviews on the program today: Dr. James Brophy, co-author of a groundbreaking new study demonstrating that women working in particular occupations have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, likely due to exposure to toxic chemicals and environmental pollutants Dr. ...

Earthgauge Radio: On Earthgauge Radio tomorrow: Getting cancer at work and the ticking timebomb of ocean acidification

Tomorrow on Earthgauge Radio, I am pleased to present a feature interview with Dr. James Brophy, who is  the co-author of a groundbreaking new study demonstrating that women working in particular occupations have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Their research found that women employed in the automotive plastics industry, for instance, were almost five ...