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Am I at risk? How do you clean it up? A PFAS expert answers basic questions
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:56 PM

Getting firm answers on how much PFAS exposure is dangerous and how to best clean it up has been hard to nail down.

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Americans pull ahead of Canadians in the race against climate change
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:36 PM

Latest data shows the Yanks may already have passed us by. The world’s other top ten economies have lapped us.

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France sets out ten-point plan to double wind power capacity by 2023
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:31 PM

The French government on Thursday announced a ten-point plan which will simplify administrative procedures and accelerate the development of wind power projects in order to double its installed generation capacity by 2023.

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A solar firm that targets low-income homes its rivals won’t
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:26 PM

A Louisiana rooftop solar company is betting on a segment of the U.S. that its rivals have largely ignored: low-income households.

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Poland says new EU renewables target very hard to meet
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:21 PM

Poland will find it almost impossible to meet an ambitious new target for renewable energy use backed this week by European lawmakers, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchorzewski said on Thursday.

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Keystone XL pipeline has enough oil suppliers, will be built, TransCanada says
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:18 PM

The proposed tar sands pipeline, which has drawn protests for years, still faces hurdles, including securing access to farmland along a new route in Nebraska.

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China oil spill: Warning over seafood contamination
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:18 PM

Scientists say consumers should be wary of buying any seafood that may have passed through the area until the toxic impact of the spill has been assessed.

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German farm minister sees no timetable for end to glyphosate use
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:09 PM

German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt said on Thursday he could see no set date for an end to use of the controversial weed-killer glyphosate in Germany.

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2017 was the hottest year on record without El Niño boost
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:07 PM

Data shows the year was also one of the hottest three ever recorded, with scientists warning that the ‘climate tide is rising fast’

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‘Our focus here should be on stewardship’ – Pruitt
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:06 PM

U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is touting his work already done at the agency and his plans for EPA over the coming years.

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Australia’s severe heat is affecting the sperm of the bird population: Study
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:03 PM

A recent study has found rising temperatures and frequently reoccurring heatwaves are reducing ‘normal sperm’ in Australian birds.

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Gene edited crops should be exempted from GM food laws, says EU lawyer
Thursday January 18th 2018, 11:02 PM

Technology can help foster specific positive traits in plants but can also have potentially dangerous ‘off-target’ effects, say critics.

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