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Meat, Cancer, Fear and Carcinogenic Headlines

Dot Earth - Wed, 10/28/2015 - 12:01
A look at how the media, science, humans' dread of cancer and love of meat collide. 0
Categories: Sustainability

Environmental Education and Restoration Merge in a New York Harbor Oyster Revival

Dot Earth - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 04:14
A curriculum centered on restoring New York Harbor water quality through an oyster revival is poised to spread through dozens of middle schools serving minority and low-income communities. 0
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Climate Talks Imperiled by Rich-Poor Fight Over Hard Targets for Aid

Dot Earth - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 12:37
As climate treaty talks intensify, fights over hard commitments on climate assistance have replaced fights over emissions targets as the prime obstacle to an accord. 0
Categories: Sustainability

Starting Later This Year, 400 and Up is Likely to Be the New Normal for CO2 Measurements

Dot Earth - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:24
Climate scientists predict that the combination of El Niño impacts and rising emissions will cause atmospheric levels of heat-trapping CO2 to cross a threshold that won't be revisited for a very long time. 0
Categories: Sustainability

Flawed Carbon Accounting Drives Boom in Burning U.S. Forests in E.U. Power Plants

Dot Earth - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 06:13
Science says burning wood for power can produce more CO2 than burning coal, but the European Union shows no signs it wants to close a loophole pushing this practice. 0
Categories: Sustainability

Warming Trend and El Niño Pushing 2015 Toward Record Books

Dot Earth - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 19:48
A powerful El Niño and greenhouse-driven warming combine to push 2015 into the record books. 0
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