In fewer than two months, the world will gather in Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. The first Earth Summit in1992 gave us important legally binding conventions, the far reaching Agenda21 blueprint, and the conceptual breakthrough of sustainable development. Rio+20 offers us a timely chance for a similar change in course for a much needed paradigm shift and a recommitment to implementation..
NOTE: Regular peanut butter does contain a tiny, tiny amount of hydrogenated fats, less than 1% per jar. Are Trans Fats Listed on the Nutrition Facts Label? No, there is currently no provision for the listing of trans fats on the nutrition facts label. However, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering a proposed rule for including trans fat on the nutrition label..
And whole countries? Iceland already gets 100 percent of its electricity from renewables three quarters from large hydro and 25 percent from geothermal. In Costa Rica, it’s about 95 percent mainly from hydroelectric (which it’s working to diversify), along with wind, biomass, and geothermal. Costa Rica’s sights are set on becoming the world’s first carbon neutral country in time for its 2021 bicentennial.
Of all the 20th Century literary bad boys and yes, it a category that almost quaintly masculine Gary is the most intriguing. A Lithuanian Jew born in Vilna in 1914, he was fluent in six languages. He became a master of multiple literary personae, a decorated hero of the French resistance, and two times winner of the Prix Goncourt (technically impossible according to the award rubric).
All of this is happening in the National Capital of India. Perceptively, a capital should have the model governance system, which could inspire all other States to follow suit in a democracy and semi federal governance system like India. The moot question is, “Whether the Laws are made to fit to People or the People are tailored to fit Laws?” The answer to this shouldn’t be as difficult as it once was to answer which came first: Chicken or Egg!.
The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 mandated that the FDA regulate dietary supplements as foods, rather than as drugs. Therefore, dietary supplements are not subject to safety and efficacy testing prior to approval, and the FDA can take action against dietary supplements only after they are proven to be unsafe. However, the manufacturers of dietary supplements are permitted to make specific claims of health benefits, referred to as “structure or function claims” on the labels of these products.