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2014/04/12 01:43
2014/04/12 01:43
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The United Nations recently released a 2,000-plus-page report on climate change with a straightforward conclusion -- global temperatures are rising, and human activity is the primary cause. The...
2014/04/12 01:43
2014/04/12 01:43
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2014/04/08 17:36
2014/04/08 17:36
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Recent news reports state PG&E was criminally charged with a dozen felony violations stemming from the natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno that killed eight people, injured many more, and...
2014/04/08 13:42
2014/04/08 13:42
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How Accurately Does Cable News Networks Portray Climate Science? The scientific accuracy of climate change coverage varies significantly across the three major cable news networks, according to a new...
2014/04/07 17:23
2014/04/07 17:23
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America's electric cars are better for the environment, but they share a dirty little secret. The Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster all use a super greenhouse gas known as HFC 134a as the...
2014/04/06 16:42
2014/04/06 16:42
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Americans remain at higher risk for a radiological disaster as long as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission remains under the influence of the nuclear-power industry, an expert on nuclear safety and...
2014/04/04 19:19
2014/04/04 19:19
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China's huge new rocket is headed toward its maiden flight from the country's soon-to-be-complete, brand-new launch center on Hainan Island, at the southern tip of China, far from the nation's...
2014/04/04 08:11
2014/04/04 08:11
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UNH reports warn of drastic climate change Friday, April 4, 2014 DURHAM — As heat-trapping gases from the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities continue to accumulate in the atmosphere,...
2014/04/02 01:50
2014/04/02 01:50
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ATLANTA — Recent legislation to roll back large premium increases in the National Flood Insurance Program is not the end of the story, warns Sen. Saxby Chambliss. The owners of property in flood...
2014/04/01 21:21
2014/04/01 21:21
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Current emission targets are insufficent to keep temperature increases to within 2 degrees. Photo: Paul Jones The world will need far tougher curbs on greenhouse gases, by both developed nations and...
2014/04/01 19:38
2014/04/01 19:38
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Using green energy instead of fossil fuels will lead to more jobs and lower energy rates. Vermont…Read More has increased energy efficiency by 2.3% in the last year through their aggressive,...
2014/03/30 14:17
2014/03/30 14:17
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CHINA is considering a plan to cover the entire world with a network of surveillance satellites. If it went ahead the plan could see more than 50 observation satellites in orbit within two years, The...
2014/03/29 07:21
2014/03/29 07:21
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Answer: "Synthetic biology" (or "synbio") refers to the design and fabrication of novel biological parts, devices and systems that do not otherwise occur in nature. Many see it as an extreme version...
2014/03/29 06:15
2014/03/29 06:15
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NEW YORK (AP) - The spotting of ocean debris by satellites during the search for the lost Malaysian airliner has drawn attention to those orbiting platforms. A primer on what's in orbit, with help...
2014/03/29 01:57
2014/03/29 01:57
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Friends and colleagues of Barbara George, a key, behind-the-scenes force in the creation of the Marin Energy Authority and a lifelong environmental activist, will honor her memory with a memorial...
2014/03/26 22:56
2014/03/26 22:56
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America's electric cars are better for the environment, but they share a dirty little secret. The Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster all use a super greenhouse gas known as HFC 134a as the...
2014/03/25 17:54
2014/03/25 17:54
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Honda and the University of California, Davis today marked the opening of Honda Smart Home US, showcasing technologies that enable zero net energy living and transportation. The home, located at UC...
2014/03/25 13:42
2014/03/25 13:42
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But experts and advocates say Congress does have some options that could make the troubled program financially stable, more affordable and more effective at motivating change in communities built too...
2014/03/25 12:18
2014/03/25 12:18
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General Mills has strengthened its pledge to source fully traceable palm oil by next year, with explicit focus on counteracting deforestation. The cereal and snack titan said that while it was a...
2014/03/24 19:02
2014/03/24 19:02
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A bolt of lightning streaked from the sky and hit close to the LaSalle County nuclear power plant in Illinois, knocking its two reactors off the main power grid last April. The reactors went into...
2014/03/24 08:10
2014/03/24 08:10
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High-flyer Mrs. NH-United States balances work, activities Sunday, March 23, 2014 When she isn't interviewing job applicants at Water Country in Portsmouth, you might find Cristine Trayner dangling...
2014/04/12 01:43
2014/04/12 01:43
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