The Economics of Environmental Protection

How Israel became a water superpower

Hikers near the Sea of Galilee, Israel’s largest freshwater lake (Yossi Zamir/Flash90) Seth M. Siegel, author of ‘Let There Be Water,’ hopes Israel’s world-class water practices create a ripple effect of peace BY SIMONA WEINGLASS December 1, 2015, 2:08 pm 9   When Seth M. Siegel, author of “Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World” began his book tour, he expected to get a lot […]


  Issue 31 October 2015 The Tower Magazine How Israel Is Solving the Global Water Crisis David Hazony Editor of The Tower click for full bio >>  Israel could not have made the desert bloom without its incredible innovations in water technology. As the world becomes more aware of the importance of conserving water, they are turning to Israel for exports and expertise. The world is in a water […]

French Court confirms Monsanto Guilty of Chemical Poisoning

September 10, 2015 12:09 PM  . View photo French cereal farmer Paul Francois leaves Lyon courthouse December 12, 2011. REUTERS/Robert Pratta LYON/PARIS, France (Reuters) – A French court upheld on Thursday a 2012 ruling in which Monsanto was found guilty of chemical poisoning of a French farmer, who says he suffered neurological problems after inhaling the U.S. company’s Lasso weedkiller. The decision by an appeal court in […]

The Battle for Labeling Genetically Modified Foods

Politics | Tue Sep 8, 2015 4:18pm EDT Related: POLITICS, HEALTH Battle lines drawn as legislative fight over labeling looms BY CAREY GILLAM    Combatants in a national food fight over labeling genetically modified products are gearing up for a showdown in the U.S. Senate, campaign leaders said on Tuesday. The tactics range from old-fashioned lobbying to modern social media campaigns, and both sides say it is too […]