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Powerful Winter Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Travel

November 25, 2013 2:12 PM0 comments
Powerful Winter Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Travel

An icy storm that started in the West and is blamed in at least 10 fatal accidents was bringing a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas on Monday as it trudged eastward in the run-up to Thanksgiving. The storm dropped more than […]

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EPA Faces Challenges To Air Pollution Authority In Supreme Court Cases

November 24, 2013 2:35 PM0 comments
EPA Faces Challenges To Air Pollution Authority In Supreme Court Cases

WASHINGTON, Nov 24 – The U.S. government’s authority to regulate air pollution nationwide, often against the wishes of Republican-leaning states, could face new curbs when the U.S. Supreme Court takes on two high-stakes cases in coming months. The cases focus on the broad-ranging power wielded by the U.S. Environmental Protection […]

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Texas OKs Controversial Environmental Science Textbook

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Texas OKs Controversial Environmental Science Textbook

TEXAS, USA – The Texas State Board of Education voted to approve a Houghton Mifflin environmental science textbook Friday, after some thought advocates for the oil and gas industry had tried to “hijack” the book’s adoption process. Weighing which textbooks to approve, the board has been holding public hearings and […]

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Midwest Tornadoes: Severe Storms Sweep Across 12 States, Killing 6

November 18, 2013 11:29 AM0 comments
Midwest Tornadoes: Severe Storms Sweep Across 12 States, Killing 6

WASHINGTON, Ill. — As a powerful tornado bore down on their Illinois farmhouse, Curt Zehr’s wife and adult son didn’t have time to do anything but scramble down the stairs into their basement. Uninjured, the pair looked out moments later to find the house gone and the sun out “right […]

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Kauai County Council Override Frees Way For GMO Bill

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Kauai County Council Override Frees Way For GMO Bill

After a cunning political maneuver, the Kauai County Council has overridden Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho’s veto of Bill 2491, freeing the way for the GMO-related bill. Bill 2491, which passed a County Council vote on Oct. 16, will force agricultural companies to disclose when and where they spray pesticides, restrict […]

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Some Environmentalists Worry Keystone XL Pipeline Could Become Bargaining Chip In Budget Talks

October 9, 2013 4:21 PM0 comments
Some Environmentalists Worry Keystone XL Pipeline Could Become Bargaining Chip In Budget Talks

WASHINGTON – With Republicans trying to capitalize during a budget showdown that has shut down the government, some environmentalists are concerned the proposed Keystone XL pipeline could become a bargaining chip. Environmental activists staged a sit-in at the Tip O’Neill federal building in Boston on Monday to urge the State […]

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Climate Change Will Bring Conditions Outside Historical Variability In Coming Decades

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Climate Change Will Bring Conditions Outside Historical Variability In Coming Decades

The mean annual climate of the average location on Earth will slip past the most extreme conditions experienced during the past 150 years and into new territory by between 2047 and 2069, depending on the amount of climate-warming greenhouse gases that are emitted during the next few decades, a new […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Following Yosemite Rim Fire, Regeneration Has Begun

September 28, 2013 10:17 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Following Yosemite Rim Fire, Regeneration Has Begun

TUOLUMNE CITY, Calif. — In the midst of a foreboding canyon scorched bare by the Sierra Nevada’s most destructive fire in centuries, tiny ferns unfurl along a spring, black oaks push through charred soil normally blanketed with pine needles and a hawk soars above towering dead and denuded trees. Just […]

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Green Climate Fund (GCF) is meeting for the fourth time in Songdo, South Korea.

June 25, 2013 9:45 PM0 comments
Green Climate Fund (GCF) is meeting for the fourth time in Songdo, South Korea.

Songdo, South Korea – This week, the governing Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) is meeting for the fourth time in Songdo, South Korea. Though the Board has met three times previously, and the Transitional Committee that designed the Fund’s governing instrument met four times in 2011, there are […]

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