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Reckoning with the nuclear reactor, 75 years later
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 11:41 PM

Journalists have always struggled to reconcile the destruction and the development ushered in by this famous experiment.

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Viral video showing rescue of dog that fell through ice a warning: Swift Current fire chief – Saskatchewan
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 11:04 PM

A Saskatchewan fire chief is warning residents to stay off the ice.

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Forest gumption: How scientists are tapping everything from drones to pruning shears to stem global warming
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:51 PM

One method of stemming greenhouse gases – by pruning excessive undergrowth that prevents forests from flourishing – is one of a slew of quixotic ideas being worked on by scientists and researchers around the world to help solve what could be the dominant issue of the next 100 years.

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Shell aims to cut carbon emissions in half by 2050
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:50 PM

The world has a puzzle to solve, a jigsaw with a spectacular number of pieces to place. If it can succeed it will win a priceless prize: it will achieve the goal of the Paris Agreement, to limit global warming to under 2C.

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‘Super beans’ raise hopes in hunger-prone parts of Africa
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:43 PM

As hunger and climate change threaten parts of Africa, two bean “gene banks” on the continent are pursuing “super” beans that are bred to resist drought conditions.

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Kevin Rudd: ‘I don’t know how Malcolm Turnbull faces his grandkids’
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:41 PM

Australia’s former prime minister talks about the failure of his country’s climate policy, the rise of China and the Carmichael coal mine.

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US officials drop mining cleanup rule after industry objects
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:37 PM

President Donald Trump’s administration announced Friday that it won’t require mining companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up their pollution, despite an industry legacy of abandoned mines that have fouled waterways across the U.S.

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Satellite images show extent of air pollution worldwide
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:32 PM

Images taken by a new European satellite show the levels and distribution of air pollutants around the world, including ash spewing from a volcano in Indonesia.

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Obama laments lack of U.S. climate leadership in Paris
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:32 PM

Former President Barack Obama lamented the lack of U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change during a visit to Paris on Saturday, in a veiled rebuke of his Republican successor’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord.

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Pollution-choked India buying dirty US oil byproduct
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:30 PM

Petroleum coke is cheaper and burns hotter than coal. But it also contains more planet-warming carbon and far more heart- and lung-damaging sulfur – a key reason few American companies use it.

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Solar energy is saving lives in Libya’s hospitals
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:28 PM

After years of conflict, much of Libya’s basic infrastructure has broken down.

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North Korean nuke tests are spreading ‘ghost disease’ that leaves babies deformed
Sunday December 03rd 2017, 10:27 PM

Kim Jong-un’s penchant for nuclear testing has spread a “ghost disease” across areas close to the test site – and it’s deforming babies, according to defectors.

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