Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Danielle Nierenberg
Washington, DC - Industrial agriculture is externalizing the environmental and health costs associated with food production. Worldwide, 75 billion tons of soil is lost every year, costing approximately US$400 billion per year, or about US$70 per person, per year, according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). And the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that approximately 30 percent of the global population is overweight or obese, with the global economic impact amounting to roughly US$2 trillion annually, or 2.8 percent of global GDP.
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - Today, President Obama signed an executive order that makes the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program a permanent part of the Federal government going forward. The program brings executives, entrepreneurs, technologists, and other innovators into government, and teams them up with Federal employees to improve programs that serve more than 150 million Americans.
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills.
- Written by Imperial Valley News
Imperial, California - The Imperial County Sheriff’s Office submitted a case involving the suspected animal cruelty of four horses in the Imperial area in early July.
Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume XXIII Arab-Israeli Dispute, 1969-1972
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The Department of State released today Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume XXIII, Arab-Israeli Dispute, 1969-1972.
- Written by Emil Venere
West Lafayette, Indiana - New research findings contradict a fundamental assumption about the functioning of "organic" solar cells made of low-cost plastics, suggesting a new strategy for creating inexpensive solar technology.
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