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2015/03/26 19:40
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Last week Michigan became the latest state to opt out of the federal Smart Snack standards. The rules regulate what can be sold in school fundraisers and vending machines that help schools pay the...
2015/03/26 19:40
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2015/03/26 14:24
2015/03/26 14:24
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A new UC Berkeley study shows that if biomass electricity production is combined with carbon capture and sequestration in the western United States, power generators could actually store more carbon...
2015/03/25 02:21
2015/03/25 02:21
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Much of the opposition to the rule comes from energy companies and states in the Midwest and South, where coal and oil are still used by power plants instead of cleaner-burning natural gas. In court...
2015/03/24 19:10
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WASHINGTON - As the March 31 deadline for the outline of a diplomatic agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear capability nears, Dr. Zia Mian and Dr. Frank von Hippel, co-authors of the recently published...
2015/03/24 16:41
2015/03/24 16:41
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As global warming continues to drive sea levels higher, coastal communities — including Bayshore towns — will experience increased tidal flooding that could impact local residents, according to a...
2015/03/24 16:10
2015/03/24 16:10
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WASHINGTON - More than 100 environmental and public health organizations sent an open letter today urging Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack...
2015/03/22 16:53
2015/03/22 16:53
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The University of Delaware has declined a congressional request for documents related to the external funding of one of its professors - a known climate contrarian - saying it was an intrusion into...
2015/03/20 00:55
2015/03/20 00:55
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... very clear global warming is intensifying cyclones in the Pacific.” – Greens Leader Chistine Milne, comments to reporters, March 17, 2015. But while there is very real possibility that there is...
2015/03/19 20:14
2015/03/19 20:14
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Nowadays, the city of Miami Beach finds parts of itself underwater about eight times a year. In fact, a "King Tide," during which flooding is usually the worst, is expected for tomorrow. Right now...
2015/03/19 14:42
2015/03/19 14:42
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Deceptive Bills, Attacking Science, Pass in the House These bills would severely undermine the role of science in protecting public health and the environment, according to experts at the Union of...
2015/03/18 21:05
2015/03/18 21:05
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President Barack Obama's use of executive orders is emblematic of the former; the massive regulations proposed and enacted by the federal Environmental Protection Agency are the poster children of the...
2015/03/17 23:54
2015/03/17 23:54
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A s global warming continues to drive sea levels higher, coastal communities — including Bayshore towns — will experience increased tidal flooding that could impact local residents, according to a...
Read more at Suburban, Independent
2015/03/16 22:55
2015/03/16 22:55
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There is a scene in the movie “Gattaca” in which Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman’s characters walk through a giant concentrating solar power plant spread across a broad flat California desert. It’s a...
2015/03/14 05:17
2015/03/14 05:17
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You say, "Williams, that's not what the warmers are talking about. It's the high CO2 levels caused by mankind's industrial activities that are causing the climate change!" There's a problem with that...
2015/03/13 13:42
2015/03/13 13:42
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Florida's Ban on Basic Science Terms Is a Public Danger Florida agencies being banned from using the basic, scientific terms “climate change” and “global warming” in their state work. Washington DC...
2015/03/12 19:33
2015/03/12 19:33
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The state bill that would have rolled back Colorado’s renewable energy standards to half of their proposed levels was co-sponsored by legislators who have been linked to the fossil fuel-funded...
2015/03/12 16:13
2015/03/12 16:13
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With utility-scale wind turbines installed in 39 states, wind energy accounts for 4.5 percent of our nation’s annual electricity generation. At this level, wind energy already supports more than...
2015/03/12 13:47
2015/03/12 13:47
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Strong Truck Standards, Big Benefits for Consumers, Businesses and Climate, Report New standards for heavy-duty trucks could help Walmart, UPS, Coca-Cola, and other major companies use far less...
2015/03/11 19:51
2015/03/11 19:51
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Florida is becoming too reliant on natural gas for electricity, and spikes in the price of the fuel could send electric rates surging, a new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists warns. Authors...
Read more at Sun-Sentinel, PhysOrg
2015/03/11 15:29
2015/03/11 15:29
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A radiation detector in Iitate, where some of the heaviest concentrations of fallout were found. Once known as one of Japan’s most beautiful villages, it was given an official order to evacuate.Credit...
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