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February 20, 2019: Carbon dioxide emissions from power plants rose slightly last year while overall electricity production grew by a larger factor, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Wednesday.As part of its required annual reporting of emissions, EPA said...
February 20, 2019: Democrats say border security is not a national emergency, while issues like climate change, opioid addiction and gun violence are.
February 20, 2019: What is lost in the climate change hyperbole from left-wingers like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the fact that the U.S. is already the leader on environmental issues. The Green New Deal is now overshadowing real bipartisan legislation that would actually reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
February 20, 2019: U.S. federal officials have decided to end negotiations with California over the Trump administration's plans to roll back fuel economy rules designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a government official said on Wednesday.
February 20, 2019: Marine biologists have discovered a group of tanner crabs feeding vigorously on a seafloor methane seep located off the coast of British Columbia.
February 20, 2019: Rising sea levels and residual effects from nuclear testing are ushering in a wave of homeless migrants into Honolulu.
February 20, 2019: U.S. federal officials have decided to end negotiations with California over the Trump administration's plans to roll back fuel economy rules designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a government official said on Wednesday.
February 20, 2019: Parts of the Deep South are experiencing flash flooding and other problems from heavy rains.
February 20, 2019: INTERIOR OFFICIALS VIOLATED ETHICS STANDARDS, GROUP SAYS: A government ethics group is accusing six political officials at the Interior Department of violating the Trump administration’s ethics pledge.The Campaign Legal Center sent a formal...
February 20, 2019: The U.N. General Assembly has elected Inger Andersen of Denmark as the new executive director of the United Nations Environment Program, which is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
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February 19, 2019: Many spend long days witnessing the trauma of their parents and animals, the UN warns.
February 19, 2019: Broecker was an early advocate for reducing fossil fuels to avoid the disruptive effects of climate change and brought the term global
February 19, 2019: But the Minnesota senator stopped short of endorsing the Green New Deal, calling it aspirational.
February 19, 2019: The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, to get polluting CO2 levels down.
February 19, 2019: There’s absolutely no need for the strong arm of government to impose this on people who have no interest in having a solar plant half the size of Manhattan dropped in their backyard.
February 19, 2019: Broecker once said that by burning fossil fuels, we are “playing with an angry beast.”
February 19, 2019: To the editor: Unlike columnist Jonah Goldberg, I am not afraid of the Democrats’ “wild-eyed fantasy of an agenda that would cost trillions, destroy whole industries and serve as a Trojan horse for socialism.” Not doing enough to combat climate change terrifies me. I much prefer destroying “entire...
February 19, 2019: The controversial legal bill will allow citizens to sue a polluter on behalf of the lake and for penalties to be imposedIn early August 2014, Crystal Jankowski was late in her pregnancy and knew she was about due. In was hot and humid where she lived in Toledo, Ohio and she remembers just wanting to relax in a cool ...
February 19, 2019: Scientists in China say harnessing solar power in space will provide an “inexhaustible source of clean energy.”
February 19, 2019: The global retailer's 'Shipment Zero' initiative has a long-term goal of using 100% renewable energy for all Amazon shipments
February 19, 2019: Do you know what the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is? The director of the U.S. National Weather Service wants to lead it.
February 19, 2019: US professor raised early alarms about climate change and popularised term ‘global warming’The scientist Wallace Smith Broecker, who raised early alarms about climate change and popularised the term “global warming”, has died was 87.The Columbia University professor and researcher died on Monday at a hospita...
February 19, 2019: In early 2018, a deputy assistant administrator in the EPA, Clint Woods, reached out to a Massachusetts toxicologist best known for pushing a public health standard suggesting that low levels of toxic chemicals and radiation are good for people. “I wanted to check to see if you might have some...
February 19, 2019: Winter weather may bring road and driving conditions that can delay or cancel school operations, but who makes the decisions and how do they make the final call?