Modern Day Martyrs

A man who contracted a rare form of lymphoma won a historic victory against Monsanto, but will still likely lose his life.

Dewayne Lee Johnson worked as a groundskeeper for a Benicia, California high school and contracted a rare form of lymphoma from repeated use of the Monsanto weed-killer Roundup.

A California jury has awarded Johnson $289 million in damages, but doctors say that he most likely will not live past 2020.

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Ireland to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Ireland has announced that it will become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels.

The lower house of Parliament voted to have the government divest its $10 billion investment fund from coal, oil and gas.

Island nations will be the among the first to experience the devastating effects of climate change as sea level rise threatens coastal communities and infrastructure.

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