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This USDA lab is turning billions of pounds of almond waste into beer, plastic, and power
Sunday March 18th 2018, 10:17 PM

The country’s growing almond habit means that there are lots of shells and hulls to put to good use. These government scientists are working hard to find the best options.

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Scientists on brink of overcoming livestock diseases through gene editing
Sunday March 18th 2018, 10:15 PM

Breeders will soon be able to produce animals that are immune to disease, says UK’s top animal scientist.

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Kelp farms and mammoth windmills are just two of the government’s long-shot energy bets
Sunday March 18th 2018, 10:10 PM

Thousands of entrepreneurs gathered near Washington this week for an annual government conference. On the agenda: Unusual solutions to major clean-energy problems.

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Latin American indigenous people fight new plunder of their resources
Sunday March 18th 2018, 10:08 PM

Indigenous communities in Latin America, who have suffered the plunder of their natural resources since colonial times, are reliving that phenomenon again as mega infrastructure are jeopardising their habitat and their very survival.

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Billion-dollar polar engineering ‘needed to slow melting glaciers’
Sunday March 18th 2018, 10:03 PM

Underwater sea walls and artificial islands among projects urgently required to avoid devastation of global flooding, say scientists.

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China plans tougher goals, beefed-up inspections in war on smog
Sunday March 18th 2018, 10:01 PM

China will set more stringent targets for improving the nation’s air quality under a new three-year plan, as Beijing prepares to beef up a nationwide crackdown on polluters in its years-long campaign to clear its notoriously toxic skies.

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Solar-panel makers have just hours left to avoid Trump’s tariffs
Sunday March 18th 2018, 9:59 PM

Solar panel makers trying to get around tariffs President Donald Trump has imposed on imported equipment are running out of time.

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Trump’s FEMA ignores climate change in strategic plan for disaster response
Sunday March 18th 2018, 9:56 PM

Under Obama, the Federal Emergency Management Agency emphasized climate risk. The new plan fails to even mention the words ‘climate change’ or ‘sea level rise.’

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Global energy giants forced to adapt to rise of renewables
Sunday March 18th 2018, 9:54 PM

Companies face world where falling cost of solar and wind power pushes down prices.

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Pruitt huddled with coal exec who raised over $1M for Trump
Sunday March 18th 2018, 9:53 PM

EPA has fought requests for Pruitt’s schedules, releasing them only when forced by lawsuits by environmental or government transparency organizations.

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A running list of how Trump is changing the environment
Sunday March 18th 2018, 9:45 PM

The Trump administration has promised vast changes to U.S. science and environmental policy – and we’re tracking them here as they happen.

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Stark differences in climate impacts between 1.5 and 2 degrees of warming
Sunday March 18th 2018, 9:43 PM

A difference of just half a degree of global warming, from 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius, would mean that an additional 5 million people worldwide will have the land where their homes are located be permanently submerged underwater, according to a new study published in the journal

Environmental Research Letters

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