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China has met its 2020 carbon target three years early
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:35 PM

China met its 2020 carbon intensity target – the amount of carbon dioxide it produces per unit of economic growth – three years ahead of schedule, according to the country’s top climate official, Xie Zhenhua.

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37 chemical releases reported in St. James Parish over 14 month period
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:33 PM

The state did not fine any of the companies responsible for the chemical releases.

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A swim in the Potomac? The river’s remarkable recovery makes that a possibility, report says
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:31 PM

The river is healthier than it’s been in decades, the Potomac Conservancy said in its annual report card.

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Baltimore to use new form of financing for green infrastructure projects to fight water pollution
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:30 PM

Baltimore public works officials will announce a plan Monday to use a new form of financing to help pay for $10 million in green infrastructure projects designed to reduce water pollution from stormwater runoff.

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Pennsylvania industrial facilities top list of biggest river polluters nationwide
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:27 PM

A new report reveals that industrial facilities in Pennsylvania are among the top polluters of United States rivers, including a chemical company just 16 miles outside of Pittsburgh.

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Campaigners call for plastics-free aisles in giant U.S. grocery chain
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:23 PM

U.S. campaigners are calling on the nation’s largest supermarket chain to introduce a plastics-free aisle, giving shoppers the option of buying products without pollution-making packaging.

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Fracking activist says Texas knows about invisible pollution
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:21 PM

A famous fracking activist is raising awareness of pollution in oil and gas facilities in the Valley.

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Here’s the real nightmare scenario for self-driving cars
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:19 PM

The ad-supported business model that ruined the internet could come for transportation next.

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Runaway Arctic ice menaces oil rigs and shipping as the planet warms
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:18 PM

As Arctic sea ice breaks up, it’s starting to move southward faster, creating new and unexpected hazards. More icebergs calving off Greenland add to the threat.

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Texas sinkholes: Oil and gas drilling increases threat, scientists warn
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:17 PM

Oil and gas activity is contributing to alarming land movements and a rising threat of sinkholes across a huge swath of west

Texas

, a new study suggests.

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Can cheetahs outrace extinction?
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:15 PM

The famously fast big cats face a long list of threats, from climate change to habitat loss to the illegal pet trade.

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Meet Trump’s new climate guy
Tuesday March 27th 2018, 11:14 PM

Wells Griffith’s path to overseeing the Trump administration’s international energy and climate strategy began on a much smaller stage – “the social Shell.”

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