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2015/05/28 02:20
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The Union of Concerned Scientists and others have said that increased temperatures brought on by higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would likely result in more intense hurricanes,...
2015/05/28 02:20
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2015/05/27 23:03
2015/05/27 23:03
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The auto industry is making significant strides toward increasing fuel efficiency and is ahead of schedule in meeting strict federal fuel economy goals, according to a new analysis by the Union of...
2015/05/24 11:43
2015/05/24 11:43
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Sites include Thruway spots due to open by July The installation of charging stations for plug-in electric cars is moving ahead in New York, despite a decline in sales of the vehicles that mirrors...
2015/05/21 09:10
2015/05/21 09:10
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SECRET: The rocket was launched to orbit around the Earth [AP] The X-37B aircraft blasted into Earth's orbit on Wednesday but hundreds have been left wondering why, where and what it is all...
2015/05/20 21:49
2015/05/20 21:49
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The renewable power mandate in Kansas, which helped vault the state to become one of the top six wind power producers in the country, may be about to become a victim of its own success. Gov. Sam...
2015/05/19 23:49
2015/05/19 23:49
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Gov. Jerry Brown, center, flanked by Baden-Wurttemberg Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann, left, of Germany, and Baja California Gov. Francisco A. Vega de Lamadrid, join others in signing a...
2015/05/19 15:53
2015/05/19 15:53
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Buyers of plug-in hybrids such as the Chevrolet Volt and the Toyota Prius are about to lose an important perk – a carpool lane permit. California has capped the number of the Green Clean Air Vehicle...
2015/05/18 03:39
2015/05/18 03:39
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Public-service unions are asking the federal government for the first time to enshrine scientific integrity language into their collective agreements. The language is intended to ensure that...
2015/05/13 19:02
2015/05/13 19:02
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A U.S. Department of Energy report indicates that a site in southern New Mexico may be used to dispose of plutonium from surplus nuclear weapons. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports...
2015/05/13 18:05
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In 1976, Robert Pollard, a rarity among U.S. government nuclear officials--honest and safety-committed--said of the Indian Point nuclear power station that it was "an accident waiting to...
2015/05/13 08:08
2015/05/13 08:08
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Image: Christian Charisius/picture-alliance/dpa/Associated Press Offshore wind power, a source of renewable energy that Europeans have been investing in for decades, has not yet materialized in the...
2015/05/11 21:00
2015/05/11 21:00
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SPRING CITY, Tenn. – Tom Wallace started working at the Watts Bar nuclear plant as a young man in 1979, hoping he could eventually become a reactor operator. It remains a work-in-progress for the...
2015/05/11 02:55
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A ‘massive’ solar expansion is critical for the climate, says MIT A “massive” global expansion of solar power – possibly enough to supply about a third or more of the world’s electricity – may be...
2015/05/10 01:05
2015/05/10 01:05
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Georgia’s population increased by more than 75 percent between 1980 and 2010. But in those same 30 years, water use declined significantly, according to recent estimates by the U.S. Geological...
2015/05/09 19:18
2015/05/09 19:18
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Edward O Wilson made his name by arguing that two apparently disparate things – human society and the natural world – are governed by the same principles. Sean B Carroll made his name by unifying the...
2015/05/08 18:27
2015/05/08 18:27
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... government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. … And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm...
2015/05/05 17:45
2015/05/05 17:45
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A neurosurgeon who believes the human brain is too complex for anyone but God, an ophthalmologist who refuses to talk about the age of the Earth, and a Harvard-trained lawyer beloved by creationists...
2015/05/05 16:33
2015/05/05 16:33
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Panera Bread is the latest food company to get rid of artificial additives Here's your receipt, but please don't ask for the calorie count.(Reuters/John Gress) Panera Bread, the American soup and...
2015/05/05 15:10
2015/05/05 15:10
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Summer market season is here. The Island Roots Co-operative’s Wednesday afternoon winter market at Pleasant Valley Hall will shortly give way to the Bowen Road Farmers’ Market from May 13, Cedar from...
2015/05/04 00:45
2015/05/04 00:45
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Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, left, and Vice President Joe Biden tour the headquarters of energy company PECO in Philadelphia on April 21. (Matt Rourke/AP) The energy secretary’s job title has...
2015/05/28 02:20
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