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How bees defend against some controversial insecticides
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 11:08 PM

Some bees have enzymes that allow them to resist toxic compounds in some neonicotinoid pesticides.

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How Pruitt’s new ‘secret science’ policy could undermine air pollution rules
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 9:00 PM

The EPA policy would be a boon for the fossil fuel industry as the agency reviews the health risks of soot. It could suppress other scientific evidence, too.

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Indigenous Amazonian women demand end to extraction
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:59 PM

Nearly 100 indigenous women of the Ecuadorian Amazon spent five days protesting outside the country’s Presidential Palace last week.

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Last three years hottest on record, severe weather hits 2018: U.N.
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:58 PM

The past three years were the hottest on record and heat waves in Australia, freak Arctic warmth and water shortages in Cape Town are extending harmful weather extremes in 2018, the United Nations said on Thursday.

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Perfluorinated chemicals health study included in Congress budget deal
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:56 PM

CDC will assess exposure to the chemical at U.S. military bases.

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The world’s water crisis explained on world water day
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:54 PM

Many more cities than Cape Town face an uncertain future over water. But there are emerging solutions.

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Macron pushes for EU minimum price for carbon
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:52 PM

Europe must set a minimum price for carbon, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, something that would require a new tax on imports from non-EU countries that are not doing enough to tackle climate change.

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Last year dashed hopes for a climate change turnaround
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:52 PM

Coal burning, and carbon emissions, are on the rise again.

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Auction of oil drilling tracts in gulf draws tepid interest
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:50 PM

Companies bid on only 1 percent of the acreage offered, a setback for Trump administration efforts to revive offshore production.

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What is a nor’easter? And why have there been four in four weeks?
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:47 PM

Nor’easters are a menace. But they play a vital role in redistributing heat around the globe.

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GOP agrees to drop anti-environment riders from $1.3t omnibus spending bill
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:46 PM

Congressional leaders also rejected Trump’s deep cuts to EPA and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and dropped some campaign finance changes.

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Despite government pledges, ravaging of Indonesia’s forests continues
Thursday March 22nd 2018, 8:45 PM

Seven years after Indonesian officials declared a moratorium on logging in undisturbed areas, logging and palm oil interests have not eased their assault on the world’s third-largest expanse of tropical forest, with major impacts on biodiversity and greenhouse gas emissions.

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