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World set to bust global warming goal, but U.N. cool on threat from Trump
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 11:59 PM

Greenhouse gas emissions are on course to be about 30 percent above the 2030 global target, but there are signs of a move away from fossil fuels that not even U.S. President Donald Trump can stop, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

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U.S. EPA bans some scientists from independent advisory boards
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 11:58 PM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday it will bar certain scientists from serving on its independent advisory boards, a move critics say could open the way to more industry-friendly advisors on the panels.

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Moves to curb democratic fracking protests in the UK ‘extremely worrying’
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 11:56 PM

Green MP Caroline Lucas criticises attempts by chemicals multinational Ineos to impose a sweeping injunction against anti-fracking campaigners.

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Government scientist blocked from talking about climate and fire
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 11:31 PM

A U.S. Forest Service scientist who was scheduled to talk about the role that climate change plays in wildfire conditions was denied approval to attend the conference featuring fire experts from around the country.

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EPA: Is Pruitt good for the environment? He thinks so
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 11:29 PM

The U.S. EPA chief is fighting back against criticism from Democrats and environmentalists in what appears to be a concerted effort to paint himself as an environmental enforcer.

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A billboard that acts like 1,200 trees
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 7:54 PM

Advertising is already an integral part of our cities. We might as well make it work for us.

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Could this young physicist finally crack the code to nuclear fusion?
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 7:49 PM

A Princeton physicist is researching a technique that could bring us an infinite supply of clean energy.

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Eating bugs can help the environment. So how do we get past the ick factor?
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 1:45 PM

They might be key to feeding the planet, but the obstacles are many.

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Chinese crackdown may send more recycling to Northwest landfills
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 1:11 PM

China is sharply restricting imports on recycled materials, and the effects are rippling across the Pacific Northwest. Some of those discards might end up in the region’s landfills as China rolls out new rules in January.

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How to disappear a river
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 1:03 PM

A 40-mile stretch of the San Saba River keeps drying up, and some locals say illegal pumping is to blame. Why hasn’t the state done more?

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Want to know when Ebola will strike next? Look to the forest
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 12:54 PM

Researchers found that the Ebola was significantly more likely to emerge in areas with surrounding forest loss

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U.S. trade panel set to recommend solar trade tariffs
Tuesday October 31st 2017, 12:46 PM

Federal trade officials on Tuesday will recommend measures to safeguard struggling domestic solar panel manufacturers against cheap imports in a closely watched case that could have a major impact on the price of U.S. solar power.

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