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Map shows political divide on climate, common ground on clean energy
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 1:55 PM

A majority of both Republicans and Democrats throughout Ohio favor clean energy policies, such as regulating carbon dioxide emissions as a pollutant and more government funding for renewable energy, according to a new interactive map.

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A food fight has broken out between the USDA and FDA
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 1:52 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration are in a rare public dust-up concerning oversight of an obscure group that helps determine international food standards.

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Conservatives tout carbon tax but draw critics on both left and right
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 1:47 PM

During a conversation at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy on Nov. 16, participants were bullish on crafting a lower-carbon economy based on climate change’s human factor.

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Fixing the world’s sanitation is a big business opportunity
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 1:36 PM

From building toilets to recycling waste, there are many ways to serve the 2 billion around the world without toilets.

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This underground urban farm also heats the building above it
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 1:34 PM

Truly local food is when it’s grown in your basement. Plantagon CityFarm wants to create a network of underground urban farms–and whole skyscrapers filled with plants.

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Al Gore’s 24-hour climate broadcast wants to reignite your hope
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 1:30 PM

With Donald Trump in the White House, it’s been a rough year for climate optimism. But in his annual “24 Hours of Reality” broadcast, the former Vice President wants to motivate people by highlighting progressive initiatives unfolding in every time zone.

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Imagining the jellyfish apocalypse
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 1:11 PM

The stinging, gelatinous blobs could take over the world’s oceans.

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Mussels on acid
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 1:05 PM

Swings in acidity may be worse for mussels than long-term acidification.

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For Nebraska landowners, the fight against Keystone XL hasn’t come cheap
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 1:02 PM

After nine years, resources are running low.

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It’s getting less appealing to drill for oil in the Arctic
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 12:52 PM

Oil exploration in Norway’s Arctic seems to have lost some of its appeal after a disappointing drilling campaign.

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The latest bull case for electric cars: The cheapest batteries ever
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 12:27 PM

The kind of battery that powers electric vehicles is now the cheapest it’s ever been thanks to a global ramp-up in production.

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California condors still at risk of lead poisoning
Wednesday December 06th 2017, 12:26 PM

The threat of lead poisoning still persists for the endangered California condor.

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