In the ‘good news’ section today, “The European Parliament in Strasbourg has voted for proposed EU-wide laws aimed at upholding the principle that the polluter pays for environmental damage.” [BBC] and in the bad news section, “Australia has joined World Trade Organisation (WTO) action against a European Union ban on genetically modified organisms (GMO).” [The Age]. Did I mention that I hate John Howard?
Speaking of GM crops, you can sign a petition calling for a “ban on the environmental or commercial release of genetically engineered wheat, and the use of genetically engineered wheat in open field trials.” in Canada on the Canadian Greenpeace site at