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5/3/2015
The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Obama’s veto of a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. A bipartisan majority of senators were unable to reach the two-thirds vote ...   
5/3/2015
The Senate failed Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of Keystone XL pipeline legislation, ending for now attempts by Congress to speed up approval of the controversial energy project.Falling short of the two-thirds majority ...   
4/3/2015
Dengue fever is not to be taken lightly, but compared to malaria, it is a far less deadly mosquito-transmitted disease. Unfortunately, the illnesses tends to share very similar starting symptoms, causing frequent misdiagnoses in areas endemic for ...   
4/3/2015
New limits on air pollution in Europe have been watered down because governments are allowing some of the worst polluters to help draw up the rules, according to a Greenpeace investigation. The Guardian has also learned that despite UK ...   
4/3/2015
It’s a product that you can find in newspaper columns and TV talk shows and in conversations over drinks, at barbecues, in taxi rides and in political speeches. You can find this product in bookstores, on sponsored speaking tours, in the ...   
4/3/2015
The number of people affected by river flooding worldwide could nearly triple in the next 15 years, analysis shows. Climate change and population growth are driving the increase, according to the World Resources Institute ...   
4/3/2015
Climate change is no longer a serious problem, apparently. In the 2010 Intergenerational Report an entire chapter was dedicated to the topic. This time around, references to the subject have been reduced to a handful of ...   
4/3/2015
China's top state planning agency pledged on Thursday to accelerate policies to promote cleaner and renewable sources of energy and tackle overcapacity in polluting industrial sectors. China is trying to strike a balance between ...   
4/3/2015
Five years ago the 2010 intergenerational report declared that “climate change is the largest and most significant challenge to Australia’s environment. If climate change is not addressed, the consequences for the economy, water availability and ...   
4/3/2015
A controversial American businessman dumped around 100 tonnes of iron sulphate into the Pacific Ocean as part of a geoengineering scheme off the west coast of Canada in July, a Guardian investigation can reveal. Lawyers, ...   
4/3/2015
Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and majority leader, is urging governors to defy President Obama by refusing to implement the administration’s global warming regulations.In an op-ed article published Wednesday in The ...   
4/3/2015
It may be the biggest success story in environmental health in modern America. Children in the Los Angeles region have substantially healthier lungs than they did just 20 years ago, thanks largely to multibillion-dollar efforts to clean ...   
4/3/2015
For years, scientists have been searching for signs of the earliest phases of the human family, during the shift from the more ape-like Australopithecus to more human Homo- species. Until now, the earliest known record of the genus Homo dates ...   
4/3/2015
China is introducing a new wave of genetically modified (GM) cows. And we're talking 'mad-scientist' GMOs here - animals that boast genetic traits utterly impossible to create in nature. How could that ever be a good thing? Well, new research has ...   
4/3/2015
While the steady disappearance of sea ice in the Arctic has been one of the hallmark effects of global warming, research shows it is not only covering less of the planet, but it's also getting significantly thinner. That makes it more susceptible ...   
4/3/2015
For the first time, researchers have shown that reducing air pollution leads to improved respiratory function in children ages 11 to 15, a critical period of lung development.Scientists have long known that air pollution is linked to ...   
4/3/2015
Researchers with the Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI), a partnership that includes the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley, have found a way to increase the production of fuels and ...   
4/3/2015
Rick Perry said carbon dioxide emissions in Texas were down because of "incentive-based regulation" during his time as governor. But the evidence shows a decline in manufacturing jobs and federal energy policies - not the state`s - are more ...   
4/3/2015
Two hundred million and counting: That's how many times a documentary about China's massive air pollution problem has been viewed online since the weekend. Environmentalists are hailing it as an eye-opener for Chinese citizens. The ...   
4/3/2015
Huge dust clouds swirling across the Atlantic from northern Africa to South America are pictured in stunning new images released by the US space agency Nasa that illustrate how Earth’s largest tropical rainforest relies on its biggest, hottest ...   
4/3/2015
California officials, responding to concerns about groundwater contamination, are closing 12 wells in the Central Valley used to dispose of chemical-laden water from oil and gas production, regulators announced Tuesday. Steve Bohlen, who ...   
3/3/2015
Wisconsin's great test of whether environmentalists and iron miners can be friends, or could at least live together in peace, will have to wait for another time. Gogebic Taconite, the company that planned a huge iron mine in northwestern ...   
3/3/2015
Gogebic Taconite announced last week that it is closing its office in Hurley, Wisconsin and, for now, putting plans on hold to build a huge open pit iron ore mine in the pristine Penokee Mountains in Northern Wisconsin. The proposed 4.5 mile wide ...   
3/3/2015
Yields of cassava, a key crop feeding millions of people across Africa, are not keeping pace with population growth despite its tolerance for climate change, a leading scientist said. More than half the world's cassava, a high-energy ...   
3/3/2015
Not long ago, scientists at NASA and two major universities warned of an inevitable “megadrought” that will parch the southwestern United States for 35 years, starting around 2050. By then, a new study says, Californians should be fairly ...   

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