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The tiny power plant that shapes the Colorado River — merely by existing
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 8:15 PM

The Shoshone power plant is the cornerstone for water rights in the upper river.

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Race may matter in hospital care for preemies
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 8:05 PM

Among the tiniest preemies, black and Hispanic infants are more likely than white babies to be born at hospitals with worse death and complication rates, a study in New York City suggests.

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An illustrated agenda for change in 2018
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 12:16 PM

Visual storyteller Ariel Aberg-Riger asks 10 people leading city change: How can we do better?

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Caricom moving to create world’s first climate-resilient region
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 11:58 AM

Incoming chairman of the Caribbean Community, Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse, says the regional grouping is moving towards creating the world’s first climate-resilient region this year.

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Regular carry-out meals linked to higher body and blood fats in kids
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 11:18 AM

Children who eat restaurant carry-out, or “takeaway,” meals once a week or more tend to have extra body fat and long-term risk factors for heart disease, suggests a UK study.

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The most consequential environmental stories of 2017
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 11:13 AM

These nine events in 2017 could shape the world for years to come.

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To sate China’s appetite, African donkeys are stolen and skinned
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 11:09 AM

A gelatin made from donkey hides is prized as a traditional Chinese remedy. Now slaughterhouses have opened in Africa, and domestic animals are disappearing from villages.

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It’s not too late: A climate change New Year’s resolution
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 10:53 AM

Technology exists to stop the growth of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and avoid the worst of climate change, scientists say. What’s missing is the ambition.

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California’s new water boss: States must set own course on resources
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 10:48 AM

Eileen Sobeck was recently hired as executive director of California’s powerful State Water Resources Control Board after decades in federal service. Politics in Washington, she says, make this an important time for states to lead on water and climate issues.

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Test our water for nitrates? Brown County says no thanks
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 10:45 AM

A free well-testing program for Minnesotans has become the latest target in the state’s increasingly fractious battle over water and agricultural pollution.

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Scaramucci: Trump doesn’t deny climate change
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 10:40 AM

The former communications director defends the president’s tweet last week on global warming.

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How a fast food worker became an activist
Tuesday January 02nd 2018, 10:37 AM

Shantel Walker, a Papa John’s employee and Fight for 15 organizer, is challenging tough working conditions faced by fast food and other low-wage workers.

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