A winter storm dumped eight inches of snow on Philadelphia and is being blamed for car accidents all along the East Coast. Deborah Gembara reports.
Stuart: Wipe out bees and we are not going have them to pollinate plants Chemical giants Bayer and Syngenta commissioned private studies which showed that their neonicotinoid pesticides can cause serious harm to bees, a Greenpeace investigation has uncovered. The revelations come with the UK set to decide its own policy on pesticide use once it leaves the EU. The UK lobbied against the current EU ban when it was introduced. The company research – designed with regulators to reveal the level at which their products harm bees – was obtained through freedom of information (FOI) requests to the US environmental regulator. Publicly the two firms have often sought to play down suggestions that their products can cause harm to honey bees.