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Steel and aluminum tariffs could add 2 cents per watt to utility-scale solar projects
Friday March 02nd 2018, 10:39 PM

President Trump announced Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum next week, despite strong pushback from some of his top advisers.

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More downpours: Increase in heaviest precip events.
Friday March 02nd 2018, 9:15 PM

Rivers continue to swell in the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys. More than 10 inches of rain fell last week in Arkansas and Louisiana. While the individual weather pattern may allow for heavy rain, the heaviest of this precipitation is increasing as the world warms from climate change.

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We’re one step closer to turning textile waste in valuable products
Friday March 02nd 2018, 11:55 AM

Researchers in Singapore have come up with a quick, low-cost and green method to convert cotton-based textiles into light, spongy aerogels.

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Hunting for the ancient lost farms of North America
Friday March 02nd 2018, 11:51 AM

What can we learn from plants domesticated 2,000 years ago?

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Oil was central in decision to shrink Bears Ears Monument, emails show
Friday March 02nd 2018, 11:44 AM

Interior Department emails obtained by The New York Times in a lawsuit indicate that oil exploration was the central factor in the decision to scale back the monument.

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In a gamble to make climate change a political win, a governor pursues a carbon tax
Friday March 02nd 2018, 11:44 AM

A statehouse vote was canceled, but Gov. Jay Inslee is making climate a central plank in his political platform, perhaps ahead of a 2020 presidential run.

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EPA eased herbicide regulations following Monsanto research, records show
Friday March 02nd 2018, 11:40 AM

Drift from dicamba damaged more than 3.6 million acres of soybeans in 2017.

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Lawmakers want to know why the Trump Administration demanded sensitive oil data
Friday March 02nd 2018, 11:38 AM

A top government scientist resigned in protest.

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Rechargeable battery weathers extreme cold conditions
Friday March 02nd 2018, 11:35 AM

Rechargable batteries perform poorly when it’s cold out. Now researchers have designed a new lithium-ion battery that still works at –70 C.

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As sea levels rise, Bangladeshi islanders must decide between keeping the water out—or letting it in
Friday March 02nd 2018, 11:32 AM

In flood-prone Bangladesh, resilience can mean letting water have its way.

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Electric vehicles benefit more than just their owners
Friday March 02nd 2018, 6:43 AM

Recharging electric vehicles at off-peak hours could mean lower rates for all utility customers

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Air pollution: England’s chief medical officer calls for focus on health threat
Friday March 02nd 2018, 6:41 AM

Dame Sally Davies says issue is not just environmental and calls on UK government to bring in tougher standards to tackle toxic air

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