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New report targets impact of climate change on the health of Alaskans
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:38 PM

In a new report issued by the Alaska Division of Public Health, researchers in the state identified several negative health effects that Alaskans could see worsen as the Arctic continues to warm.

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Coal CEO slams Trump for picking ‘inadequate bureaucrats’
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:37 PM

Coal boss Robert Murray criticized the Trump administration for appointing “inadequate bureaucrats” to a regulator that unanimously rejected a rescue plan to help the crumbling coal industry.

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Honey bees’ attraction to fungicide “unsettling” for food output: Study
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:28 PM

Honey bees are attracted to a fungicide used in agriculture with “unsettling implications” for global food production, a scientist said on Tuesday.

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State to deny water pollution waiver for Minntac mine
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:25 PM

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency plans to reject a request from U.S. Steel for temporary waivers of pollution standards, known as variances, at its Minntac facility, the largest taconite mine and processing facility on the Iron Range.

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Light pollution may promote the spread of West Nile virus
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:24 PM

Birds exposed to dim light at night remain infectious longer, increasing the risk to wildlife and humans.

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Inslee makes pitch for carbon tax in state of the state
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:23 PM

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has unveiled details of his latest effort to get legislative approval on a new tax on carbon emissions from fossil fuels.

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It’s not just microbeads: What else in your house is ruining the environment?
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:19 PM

Microbeads are easily overlooked, and they are not alone in this regard. There are many common household products that can have long-term environmental impacts.

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Some birds are so stressed by noise pollution it looks like they have PTSD
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:17 PM

“This is an acoustic degradation of the environment,” biologist Rob Guralnick said.

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Indigenous women occupy Washington state capitol lawn
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:12 PM

Group vows to stay until leaders recognize native treaty rights and take action on climate change.

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The ‘imminent mini ice age’ myth is back, and it’s still wrong
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:11 PM

We can’t accurately predict solar activity, and a quiet solar cycle would have a small impact on Earth’s climate anyway.

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Brexit bill may have broken international environment law, says UN
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:10 PM

The compliance committee is considering a complaint alleging the government breached Aarhus convention by not consulting the public over withdrawal bill.

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Chile’s Codelco says to modify Andina mine for glaciers
Tuesday January 09th 2018, 10:08 PM

Chile’s state-run Codelco, the world’s largest copper producer, presented on Tuesday a $250 million plan to move its Andina mine away from glaciers.

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