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Topic - Patrick Moore
Fast food restaurants market differently to children than they do to adults, targeting the experience rather than the food. But obesity is directly tied to fast food marketing.
Friends of popular British astronomer and broadcaster Patrick Moore say he has died at the age of 89.
British astronomer and broadcaster Patrick Moore died Sunday, according to friends and colleagues. He was 89.
President Obama has made it pretty clear to his environmental extremist friends that during his second term, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will pursue a more aggressive, wider-reaching agenda than it has to date. That's a very troubling prospect. Not only has EPA Director Lisa P. Jackson's agency been wildly and needlessly intrusive into the private sector during the past four years, but its agenda increasingly has been based less and less on science and data and more and more on conjecture and hyperbole. Thus, Mrs. Jackson's EPA has become almost indistinguishable -- in a policy sense -- from the environmental groups to which it panders. Science suffers as a result.
BOSTON (AP) — Nuclear energy is hot again as one result of the global warming issue.
"Images of food take up a paltry 20 percent of the television screen on average," Patrick Moore at Diets in Review wrote. "Instead, McDonald’s and Burger King choose to highlight their storefronts, play rooms, movie trailers and tie-ins, and kid’s meal toys. The most prevalent words used in ads geared toward kids are toys, movies, and movie characters."
LONDON (AP) - Friends of popular British astronomer and broadcaster Patrick Moore say he has died at the age of 89.