Climate Engineering, El Niño and the “Scheduled Weather” for the Coming Winter in The US

Climate Engineering, El Niño and the “Scheduled Weather” for the Coming Winter in The US

By Dane Wigington

Guest Writer for Wake Up World

Weather “forecasters” are now trumpeting the arrival of a “Godzilla” El Niño event, but somehow they seem to already know that there will be no relief for the epic California drought.

How can such a prediction be made so early on? Because of ongoing climate engineering.

Ocean temperatures in the Eastern Pacific are at record shattering high levels (pictured top), so why wouldn’t this translate into more rain for the now empty reservoirs in Northern California? Since when does El Niño not bring more rain to the West??

The El Niño pattern has been trying to form since 2007 but has been repeatedly suppressed by what meteorologists have coined as “the ridiculously resilient ridge” of constant high pressure over the US west coast. Was this rain-starving scenario the result of climate engineers and their aggressive effort to suppress El Niño formation in a destructive attempt to hold the lid on soaring global temperatures? Yes.

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Stop GMO Corn in Mexico… Again! – Mexican Court Overturns Biotech GMO Ban

Stop GMO Corn in Mexico… Again! – Mexican Court Overturns Biotech GMO Ban

2nd September 2015

By Jack Adam Weber

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

If you’ve been to Mexico, you know how incredible the food and culture are. I grew up part-time in Mexico and have returned many times since, for the beauty of the land, the people, the culture and the food. Much of this food culture revolves around corn, or maize, as it is technically called. But corn does more than feed people. It’s part and parcel of Mexico’s way of life.

Mexico is the cradle, the birthplace, of maize. Thousands of varieties have been cultivated over thousands of years by indigenous and traditional Mexicans. Many of these varieties are specifically adapted to thrive in Mexico’s varied landscapes — far more effectively than the one or two genetically modified varieties that stand to wipe out this millennia-long heritage.

However, after years of staving off the proliferation of GMO corn in Mexico, we’ve just received news of a devastating blow to the protection of everything beautiful connected with Mexico and this culinary legacy. After intense lobbying by biotech companies of Monsanto, Dow, and Dupont, Mexico’s twelfth District Court just overturned a 2013 ruling which, until now, has prevented the chemicals giants from planting GMO maize in Mexico.

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Monsanto’s “Roundup Ready” 1,000 Times More Toxic Than Glyphosate Alone

Monsanto’s “Roundup Ready” 1,000 Times More Toxic Than Glyphosate Alone

4th August 2015

By Carolanne Wright

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

“Glyphosate is definitely genotoxic. There is no doubt in my mind.” ~ Professor Christopher Portier, World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

During a mid-July scientific briefing in London organized by the Soil Association, Professor Christopher Portier reaffirmed the findings of the World Health Organization (WHO); glyphosate is a probable carcinogen that also damages DNA. When both these factors are found within a single chemical, regulators believe there is no safe level of exposure.

Even more disturbing is the data presented by Dr. Robin Mesnage of the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at Kings College in London, which shows that “Roundup is 1,000 times more toxic than glyphosate alone.” He said, “Glyphosate is everywhere throughout our food chain – in our food and water. The lack of data on toxicity of glyphosate is not proof of safety and these herbicides cannot be considered safe without proper testing. We know Roundup, the commercial name of glyphosate-based herbicides, contains many other chemicals, which when mixed together are 1,000 times more toxic than glyphosate on its own,” as reported by GMWatch.

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The DARK Act: Monsanto’s Dream Come True, a Waking Nightmare for Clean Food and the Environment

The DARK Act: Monsanto’s Dream Come True, a Waking Nightmare for Clean Food and the Environment

28th July 2015

By Carolanne Wright

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

In a startling victory for Monsanto, the United States House of Representatives, against enormous public and industry outcry, passed H.R. 1599 — widely known as the “Deny Americans the Right to Know Act” or “The Dark Act.” This decision comes despite the opposition of over 300 farmer, environmental and consumer groups who opposed the bill in a letter to Congress, not to mention disapproval from the National Farmers Union, America’s second largest farming organization. Don’t also forget that 93% of respondents in a 2013 New York Times poll were also supportive of mandatory labeling for genetically engineered food.

And yet, House members decided to push through the “mother of all Monsanto protection acts,” which will invalidate the existing mandatory GMO labeling laws in any state — like the one in Vermont — and preempt any future state and federal GMO bans and labeling laws.

Observes Ronnie Cummins, International Director of the Organic Consumers Association, our so-called representatives have “voted against truth and transparency, against science, against the more than century-old right of states to legislate on matters relating to food safety and labeling. They voted against the 90-percent of Americans who are in favor of mandatory labeling of GMOs. They voted against the producers of non-GMO foods. They voted against you.”

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Neil Young, Pope Francis and 100,000 Beekeepers Take a Stand Against Toxic Agriculture

Neil Young, Pope Francis and 100,000 Beekeepers Take a Stand Against Toxic Agriculture

21st July 2015

By Dr. Joseph Mercola

Guest Writer for Wake Up World

What do Neil Young, Pope Francis, and German beekeepers have in common? They’re all speaking out against genetically engineered crops and the excessive use of toxic pesticides.

Meanwhile, the chemical technology industry is feverishly trying to revamp its image by renaming itself and putting out new spins on words, to disguise what they’re really all about.

The sad fact is, the chemical industry has to a large degree taken over the food industry, not to mention hijacked the federal regulatory process. In essence, most of the population is being fed by poison experts. The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), which has (by its own admission) been instrumental in keeping Americans in the dark about what’s in our food, also admits it has played an integral role in shaping the draconian “DARK Act” — ‘Denying Americans the Right to Know’ — which delivers Monsanto everything they’ve ever wanted on a silver platter while obliterating the democratic process.

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Glyphosate Nation: Troublesome Roundup Herbicide Found Throughout U.S. Food Supply — Organics Too

Glyphosate Nation: Troublesome Roundup Herbicide Found Throughout U.S. Food Supply — Organics Too

By Carolanne Wright

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

With an estimated 80% of the conventional food supply in the U.S. contaminated with glyphosate residues, those concerned with health are urged to adopt an 100% organic diet to avoid the toxin – which is sold commercially as Monsanto’s Roundup. So it’s with great consternation that organic supporters are discovering their food choices may not be so safe after all.

With growing evidence that not only human health but pollinators too are being adversely affected by Roundup and glyphosate contamination, there is ever increasing support for the move to ban this herbicide.

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Research Reveals Monsanto Has Known Since 1981 That Glyphosate Promotes Cancer

Research Reveals Monsanto Has Known Since 1981 That Glyphosate Promotes Cancer

By Dr. Joseph Mercola

Guest Writer for Wake Up World

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup, is one of the most commonly used herbicides in the world. An estimated one billion pounds a year is sprayed on our food crops,1,2 resulting in the average American eating several hundred pounds of glyphosate-contaminated food every year.

How might that affect your health? Dr. Anthony Samsel is an expert in this area, and he reveals a number of glyphosate’s adverse effects. Armed with this understanding, you’ll likely be far more motivated to eliminate this pernicious toxin from your diet — and to take action to get it out of our food supply so that everyone can be protected. Continue Reading – Research Reveals Monsanto Has Known Since 1981 That Glyphosate Promotes Cancer

The Monsanto Years: Singer Neil Young Rips Into GMOs, Big Biz and Conformity

The Monsanto Years: Singer Neil Young Rips Into GMOs, Big Biz and Conformity

By Jack Adam Weber L.Ac., Dipl. C.H.

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

Hats off to Neil Young for (once again) speaking the truth and going out on a limb. I guess when you’re his age and gained your fame, it’s easier. Except that Neil Young has always been a warrior for justice, bold art, and meaning. His latest album, “The Monsanto Years” says it how it is. But, unlike most music on the market these days, the lyrics go deeper, as deep as the music itself.

This album is an educational piece and well worth the listen. It’ll hopefully get lots of people more interested in this toxic, farcical industry, those who otherwise wouldn’t learn about GMOs, Big Agriculture, and other crimes against the Earth and Humanity. At the end of this article I quote each song and share a bit about the message of each track.

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Observational Study Links Monsanto’s Roundup to Chronic Kidney Disease

Observational Study Links Monsanto’s Roundup to Chronic Kidney Disease

14th June 2015

By Sayer Ji

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

A new observational study confirms the hypothesis that Roundup herbicide (glyphosate) is behind the mysterious global epidemic of chronic kidney disease that has taken thousands of lives. 

Roundup Herbicide

Back in early 2014, in an article titled “Roundup Weedkiller Linked To Global Epidemic of Fatal Kidney Disease“, we first reported on a paper proposing a causal link between exposure to the world’s most popular herbicide (glyphosate) and a mysterious and deadly kidney disorder afflicting agriculture intensive areas in Sri Lanka. The paper would eventually garner such widespread attention that it compelled the Sri Lankan government to order a ban on Roundup in March of 2014, but it has since been reported that it is still being made widely available for purchase.

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Roundup Ready, Bt-Toxin and GMOs — A Dangerous Trinity That Encourages Gluten Intolerance and Celiac Disease

Roundup Ready, Bt-Toxin and GMOs — A Dangerous Trinity That Encourages Gluten Intolerance and Celiac Disease

By Carolanne Wright

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

In 2012, at least 283.5 million pounds of glyphosate (the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready) was used in U.S. alone. For those who are unconcerned about the environmental or human impacts, this number may not be cause for alarm. But for the millions of people who have developed an array of health issues linked to gluten sensitivity, the assault of foods laden with glyphosate and Bt-toxin is a critical issue.

The rise of gluten intolerance

It’s estimated that some 20 million people in the United States are classified as non-celiac gluten-sensitive, which is approximately 6-7% of the general population. However, Dr. Ford, a pediatrician in New Zealand and author of The Gluten Syndrome, and Dr. Fine, a gastroenterologist, both believe the rate of gluten intolerance could be closer to 50% of the population.

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Another Blow For Monsanto — Judge Upholds Genetically Engineered Crop Ban in Jackson County

Another Blow For Monsanto — Judge Upholds Genetically Engineered Crop Ban in Jackson County

3rd June 2015

By Carolanne Wright

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

In an era where big money is tossed around by biotech and pesticide behemoths like Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow, DuPont and others to defeat laws restricting GMOs, it’s heartening to see grassroots anti-GMO efforts making headway. The latest example involves an American federal court ruling upholding a Jackson County, Oregon ban on genetically engineered crops.

First victory

In 2014, residents of Jackson County voted by a two-to-one margin to ban the growing of genetically modified crops within their district. In the Nation article, “Beating Monsanto in the Food Fight: Oregon Counties Vote to Ban GMO Crops,” we’re given a glimpse into why the ballot measure was such an overwhelming success:

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Is Roundup Driving The Autism Epidemic? Leading MIT Researcher Says YES

Is Roundup Driving The Autism Epidemic? Leading MIT Researcher Says YES

31st May 2015

By Carolanne Wright

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

Just thirty short years ago, 1 in 10,000 children were diagnosed with autism in the United States. The latest statistics show 1 in 50 children now have autism. Dr. Stephanie Seneff, a researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), believes we could be looking at half the children in America as autistic within the next ten years.

What is at the root of this disturbing trend? It cannot be genetic because genes do not mutate that rapidly, asserts Dr. Joseph Mercola. Instead, he feels there can be no doubt the skyrocketing rate has an environmental cause. Dr. Seneff agrees. And she’s convinced that she has found the culprit.

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