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2015/03/02 14:41
2015/03/02 14:41
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Curbing Type 2 Diabetes with a National Food Policy Dear EarthTalk: What is the "National Food Policy" that environmentalists and foodies are asking President Obama to enact by Executive Order, and...
2015/03/02 14:41
2015/03/02 14:41
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2015/02/26 20:33
2015/02/26 20:33
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Here’s what we know for sure about the air at Casey Middle School: It smells bad. Since the new, $33 million rebuilt school opened in August 2010 and became home to just under 600 students and about...
2015/02/26 14:42
2015/02/26 14:42
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Healthy School Lunches Have Lasting Health and Economic Benefits, Report "Lessons from the Lunchroom: Childhood Obesity, School Lunch, and the Way to a Healthier Future" Washington DC - infoZine -...
2015/02/25 18:21
2015/02/25 18:21
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IPCC chief Dr Rajendra Pachauri steps down. Photo: Reuters Rajendra Pachauri, who supervised work on the two most detailed studies of climate change ever completed, stepped down as head of the United...
2015/02/24 01:45
2015/02/24 01:45
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While network news has faced its own problems lately, we'd like to pause from that discussion to consider the daily enigma that is cable news. Viewers of CNN, Fox News and MSNBC are dwindling, but...
2015/02/20 11:20
2015/02/20 11:20
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WASHINGTON — Not surprisingly, given its multibillion-dollar price tag and role in national security, the Uranium Processing Facility has been a topic of discussion at the 7th annual Nuclear...
2015/02/18 23:26
2015/02/18 23:26
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In late February, President Obama proposed, not for the first time, that Congress end four billion dollars’ worth of subsidies for oil and gas companies. “They can either stand up for the oil...
2015/02/16 14:41
2015/02/16 14:41
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Dear EarthTalk: I saw a chart that quantified the negative impacts on our health of our reliance on coal as an energy source. It was pretty shocking as I recall. Can you summarize what we’re dealing...
2015/02/14 11:39
2015/02/14 11:39
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Since the 1970s, the renewable energy sector has usually trembled each time oil goes through the "bust" phase of the commodity cycle. When crude was dear, users became interested in wind, solar and...
2015/02/14 10:39
2015/02/14 10:39
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The detente achieved at UN talks that concluded with a framework for a world climate pact is only temporary, achieved by kicking the difficult decisions down the road, parties and observers say. But...
2015/02/14 06:22
2015/02/14 06:22
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Since the 1970s, the renewable energy sector has usually trembled each time oil goes through the "bust" phase of the commodity cycle. When crude was dear, users became interested in wind, solar and...
2015/02/12 20:50
2015/02/12 20:50
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What chance a climate treaty? Talks are warming up. Photo: NASA A UN deal to fight global warming due in 2015 is set to avoid tough penalties for nations that fail to keep their promises, relying...
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2015/02/11 19:25
2015/02/11 19:25
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A lot rides on the success or failure of the climate talks. Photo: Justin McManus Almost 200 nations complicated a drive for a UN deal to combat climate change in 2015 on Wednesday by more than...
2015/02/10 15:56
2015/02/10 15:56
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STOCKHOLM (AP) � Since the money raised by governments and corporations hasn't managed to halt the destruction of the world's rainforests � an area the size of Alabama or Greece is lost every year � a...
2015/02/10 14:19
2015/02/10 14:19
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Feb. 09--You now have no excuse for leaving Spokane International Airport in a dirty car. The airport opened a courtesy car wash for people who park in one of the two garages or in the outside...
2015/02/09 21:56
2015/02/09 21:56
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The federal raids in Alta Floresta, Brazil surprised locals in 2005. The year before, nearly 60,000 acres of rainforest had been torn out of the municipality. Now farmers and loggers were being...
2015/02/08 09:15
2015/02/08 09:15
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PARIS - UN negotiations resume in Geneva on Sunday to streamline the bloated draft for a climate pact that nations, still at odds over key elements, must sign in Paris in December. Scientists warn...
2015/02/07 05:26
2015/02/07 05:26
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... CHILD of God is filled with love, filled with joys, unquenchable search of grace even in sufferings, finding meaning in everyone, to the point of losing one’s self, one’s identity, so that one is...
2015/02/07 05:06
2015/02/07 05:06
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Steam rises from the cooling tower of the Unit 1 reactor at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant near Spring City, Tenn. TVA's production of a key nuclear weapons component at its Watts Bar Nuclear Plant is...
2015/02/06 00:17
2015/02/06 00:17
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Can you imagine a world without bacon? Or bananas? Extreme weather and disease threaten some of our favorite foods. We’re not going to lose any of them tomorrow, but down the road they could become...
2015/03/02 14:41
2015/03/02 14:41
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