Expert Comments – Carbon Impact of Keystone XL

A study published Sunday in Nature Climate Change uses an economic model to quantify the potential impact on greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport crude oil from Canadian oil sands projects to refineries in the US. The authors say that previous analyses did not adequately account for the ways […]

GM rats and maize | Expert Comments

Expert Comments – GM maize and rats   In 2012, a study was published in Food and Chemical Toxicology by Séralini et al. titled “Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize.” The paper’s design, methodology and use of statistical tools attracted a great deal of criticism from the scientific […]

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