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Microplastics may enter freshwater and soil via compost
Thursday April 05th 2018, 10:35 PM

Compost is pinpointed as a source of plastic pollution, but environmental fate and effects unknown.

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Shell foresaw climate dangers in 1988, and understood Big Oil’s big role
Thursday April 05th 2018, 10:02 PM

Oil company experts warned of rising seas and other threats in the 1980s.

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Under the sea: Fighting Greece’s plastic trash problem
Thursday April 05th 2018, 10:01 PM

According to pollution activists, Greeks are largely unaware of their country’s plastic problem because bathing water quality remains high in most parts of the country and most of the pollution is not visible. But visit a Greek shoreline not used by swimmers and that picture can quickly change.

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This toilet vaporizes poop to solve sanitation problems
Thursday April 05th 2018, 9:58 PM

This startup has developed a waterless toilet that can basically vaporize your poop.

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Like the Louisiana coast, the Gulf seafloor is rapidly eroding, research finds
Thursday April 05th 2018, 9:56 PM

The erosion could potentially allow hurricanes to hit the coast with greater force.

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Portugal generated 100% of its energy from renewable sources in March
Thursday April 05th 2018, 9:54 PM

It aims to run only on renewable energy year-round by 2040.

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Pruitt takes clean water act decisions away from regional EPA offices
Thursday April 05th 2018, 9:53 PM

The changes outlined in a leaked memo reduce the regional offices’ leverage over projects like pipelines and mining that could damage streams and wetlands.

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Climate change threatens rare British orchid that tricks bees into mating
Thursday April 05th 2018, 9:52 PM

Researchers find that warmer temperatures are upsetting the seasonal relationship between the early spider orchid and pollinating bees.

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Solar power is burning bright. But it’s hardly twilight for fossil fuels
Thursday April 05th 2018, 9:49 PM

The world added more solar power than any other energy source in 2017. But it’s still a tiny fraction of total electricity.

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5,000 tons of human waste stranded in rail cars in Alabama town: Reports
Thursday April 05th 2018, 9:48 PM

‘God help us if it gets hot,’ mayor says on 81-degree day

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Norway targets IMO to halve global shipping emissions by 2050
Thursday April 05th 2018, 9:47 PM

Global shipping should set a goal of halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, Norway’s government and shipowners’ association said on Thursday before talks by the International Maritime Organization in London next week.

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The simple argument for keeping nuclear power plants open
Thursday April 05th 2018, 9:46 PM

We need more carbon-free power, not less.

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