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Jon Queally

Jon Queally is a staff writer at Common Dreams.

Implanted eyes: NSA puts radio spyware inside computers

Latest reporting based on Snowden documents reveals agency can even spy on computers not connected to internet.

Fracking battle to burn hot as UK goes "all out for shale"

Industry and government ready joint counter-attack against anti-fracking campaigners and local communities opposed to drilling.

'Worst' of climate predictions are the most likely: new study

Groundbreaking research on cloud behavior and global warming says 'catastrophic' increase of 4°C or more by 2100 should be expected.

Humanity wholly unprepared for abrupt climate impacts, warns report

'The pace of change is orders of magnitude higher than what species have experienced in the last tens of millions of years.'

Canada's approval puts 'Frankenfish' one step closer to dinner plate

Facility on Prince Edward Island can now begin commercial production of genetically-modified salmon eggs.