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Burning wood for power is ‘misguided’ say climate experts
Sunday December 31st 2017, 11:56 PM

Using biomass instead of fossil fuels may not be the answer to averting global warming.

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Trump’s call for some ‘good old global warming’ ridiculed by climate experts
Sunday December 31st 2017, 11:52 PM

US president again conflates weather with climate to pour scepticism on climate change but experts call comments ‘scientifically ridiculous.’

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Interior Department tapped wildfire preparedness funds for Ryan Zinke helicopter tour
Saturday December 30th 2017, 9:58 PM

The former Montana congressman and Navy SEAL has faced plenty of questions about his air travel as secretary of the interior.

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FLASHBACK, 2005: For 30 years, a political battle over oil and ANWR
Saturday December 30th 2017, 4:46 PM

The political saga around whether to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of tricky legislative maneuvers, late-night votes and passionate lobbying.

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Recycling chaos in U.S. as China bans ‘foreign waste’
Saturday December 30th 2017, 3:30 PM

The U.S. ships a big chunk of its recycled goods to China. But China doesn’t want them anymore, and that’s leaving the recycling industry in turmoil.

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Top 10 HAPPY environmental stories of 2017
Thursday December 28th 2017, 11:04 PM

The past year may have seemed like doom and gloom for the environment, but there was plenty to be thankful for.

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Israeli minister turns to prayer to help relieve drought
Thursday December 28th 2017, 10:52 PM

With technology coming up short, Israel’s agriculture minister sought an unconventional solution on Thursday to end the country’s water shortage – rallying a few thousand worshippers at Jerusalem’s Western Wall to pray for rain.

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The top US environment stories of 2017: Trump makes the political weather
Thursday December 28th 2017, 10:49 PM

The new president immediately made his mark on environmental policy, pulling out of the Paris climate accord and targeting America’s protected public lands.

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Claire’s halts sales of nine makeup products over asbestos concerns
Thursday December 28th 2017, 10:47 PM

Cosmetics and accessories retailer Claire’s has halted sales of nine makeup products after a TV station reported that some of its cosmetics were contaminated with asbestos.

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U.S. government proposes easing offshore oil drilling safety regulations
Thursday December 28th 2017, 10:41 PM

The U.S. Interior Department on Thursday proposed eliminating some safety regulations for offshore oil and gas drilling that the Obama administration put in place after BP’s massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a move it said would reduce “unnecessary burdens” on industry.

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China’s ‘sponge cities’ are turning streets green to combat flooding
Thursday December 28th 2017, 10:40 PM

Replacing concrete pavements with wetlands, green rooftops and rain gardens means stormwater is absorbed back into the land, making water work for the city instead of against it.

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Interior, EPA curb ‘science’ and ‘evidence’ in budget docs
Thursday December 28th 2017, 10:30 PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is at the center of a controversy over banned words, but it isn’t the only federal agency tapering its use of certain science-centered terms in budget proposals sent to the White House.

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