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Will chocolate become extinct due to climate change? Here are the foods we might lose
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:57 PM

The future is uncertain for many favorites.

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Why so cold? Climate change may be part of the answer
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:57 PM

Studies suggest that one factor could be warming in the Arctic, which allows more frigid air to escape southward.

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Cold snap aside, climate change is warming New Jersey winters
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:55 PM

Blame this cold snap on the jet stream. Climate change is still causing New Jersey winters to trend warmer long-term.

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Once again, it is ridiculously cold in Michigan. Here are five things you need to know.
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:54 PM

In case you hadn’t noticed, it is very, very cold outside. In fact, the past two weeks in Michigan have seen temperatures lower than in Iceland, most of Alaska, and even some parts of Antarctica.

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Audit: Oregon regulators face ‘unmanageable workload,’ potentially harming air quality
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:51 PM

The state employees overseeing Oregon’s air quality program are overworked, understaffed and face “unmanageable workloads.”

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Cookstoves in India cause more pollution: Study
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:50 PM

Smoke emitting from traditional cookstoves, widely used in the rural parts of India with cheap biofuels – such as crop chaff or dung – causes a detrimental impact on the country’s environment and people’s health.

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Cleaning up coal: Future or folly?
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:47 PM

Is “clean coal” an oxymoron or an innovative energy source that will help us beat climate change?

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Norway powers ahead (electrically): Over half new car sales now electric or hybrid
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:26 PM

Sales of electric and hybrid cars rose above half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by generous subsidies that extended the country’s lead in shifting from fossil-fuel engines, data showed on Wednesday.

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Abbott’s stance on international carbon credits makes ‘no sense’, business says
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:26 PM

Australian Industry Group says ruling out use of the credits would push up the cost of meeting emissions targets.

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Rubbish already building up at UK recycling plants due to China import ban
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:25 PM

Plastic that would have been imported to China will cause chaos for councils as it mounts up, warn industry experts.

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Beijing meets 2017 air pollution target set under 2013 clean-up plan
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:24 PM

China’s smog-prone capital Beijing met its air quality targets last year following a crackdown on polluters and a sustained period of favorable weather, the local environmental agency said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Raw water: The unsterilised health craze that could give you diarrhoea
Wednesday January 03rd 2018, 11:20 PM

Its adherents say it is full of good things that ordinary filtered tap water has lost. Its critics say it might well give you ‘beaver fever’ – among other illnesses.

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