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Tracking Obama’s Climate Rules for Power Plants

Dot Earth - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 04:30
Keeping track of President Obama's power plant carbon dioxide rules. 0
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Disoriented Baby Beaver Meets Midstream Kayaker…

Dot Earth - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 12:09
A disoriented baby beaver swims to a kayak, with a good outcome the result. 0
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White House Stresses Widespread Energy Progress Ahead of New Climate Rule

Dot Earth - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 09:37
The White House hawks its energy policies ahead of a move to restrict carbon dioxide from power plants. 0
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Americans’ Varied Views of ‘Global Warming’ and ‘Climate Change’

Dot Earth - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 08:39
Global warming appears to have more salience than "climate change" in the views of many Americans. 0
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‘In Eighteen Hundred Sixty Four the Burying Began’ – Arlington Cemetery at 150

Dot Earth - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 07:30
One hundred fifty years after the first burial at Arlington, the national cemetery is running short of room. 0
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On World Fish Migration Day, Recalling When America’s Rivers Ran Silver

Dot Earth - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 12:07
A biologist explores the great fish migrations that once enriched eastern rivers and charts ways to restore at least a shadow of that past bounty. 0
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Research on Malaria-Resistant Children in Tanzania Leads to Promising New Vaccine Target

Dot Earth - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 04:45
A new malaria vaccine strategy emerges from studies of blood in resistant Tanzanian toddlers. 0
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Gavin Schmidt on Why Climate Models are Wrong, and Valuable

Dot Earth - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 13:27
Two takes on climate science by Gavin Schmidt, who explains while computer models, while highly imperfect, are valuable. 0
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Pope Francis: ‘We Are Custodians of Creation’

Dot Earth - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 06:45
Pope Francis lays out a religious and scientific argument for caring for the planet. 0
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Exploring the Social and Environmental Challenges as Brazil Prepares for Two Sports Spectacles

Dot Earth - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 13:26
A short film explores Brazil's struggle over the impacts of back-to-back mega-sports events: this year's World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. 0
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Arrests Made in Assault on Park Redwood Trees

Dot Earth - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 15:30
Two men are arrested and charged in connection with wood poaching from giant redwood trees in a California park. 0
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Hefty Global Goals from a Vatican Meeting: Stabilizing the Climate, Energy for All and an Inclusive Economy

Dot Earth - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 09:32
A Vatican meeting of scientists, economists and theologians produces a joint statement charting a technical and moral path to a sustainable and just human future. 0
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Three Long Views of Life With Rising Seas

Dot Earth - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 05:20
A novelist, an astrobiologist and an ecologist explore the impact of centuries of rising seas. 0
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Consider Clashing Scientific and Societal Meanings of ‘Collapse’ When Reading Antarctic Ice News

Dot Earth - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 15:21
Two new studies chart an irreversible loss of West Antarctic ice, but over many centuries. 0
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The Role of Education and Health Care in Fostering Sustainable Motherhood

Dot Earth - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 07:00
Fostering the health and education of young women is vital if your goal is a sustainable human journey. 0
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Can a Pope Help Sustain Humanity and Ecology?

Dot Earth - Tue, 05/06/2014 - 16:42
The two science academies under Pope Francis hold a rare joint meeting to chart paths to sustainable development. 0
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Vatican Dialogue: ‘Man is a Technical Giant and an Ethical Child’

Dot Earth - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 16:51
At the Pope's science academy, an unfolding discussion of the role of science and ethics in shaping the human journey. 0
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Values and Data Meet at a Vatican Workshop on Sustaining Humanity on a Flourishing Planet

Dot Earth - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 14:19
The Vatican hosts a meeting considering the mix of science, technology and values-laden choices that will determine the quality of life -- human and otherwise -- on Earth in coming decades. 0
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Dome it! Schools Can Affordably Survive Tornadoes

Dot Earth - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 06:00
A domed alternative to conventional school building designs could save lives, money and energy in America's tornado zones. 0
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