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If climate decides one big race this year, this could be it
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:34 PM

With its historic stone houses and sprawling lawns, this slice of suburban Philadelphia hardly seems as if it would be at the center of the Trump resistance.

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Climate impacts of the Kinder Morgan pipeline could cost up to $8.7 billion
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:33 PM

There are real costs associated with releasing more CO2 into the atmosphere. Here, we crunched some numbers.

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Scott Pruitt wants to freeze fuel economy standards. Here’s what that would do
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:31 PM

Quantifying the damage to our air and pockets.

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Face masks available to consumers may be ineffective against air pollution
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:30 PM

Face masks available to consumers in China for protection against air pollution vary widely in their real-world performance, suggests a recent study.

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Hawaii passes bill banning sunscreen that can harm coral reefs
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:29 PM

The legislation prohibits the distribution of sunscreens containing chemicals that scientists have found contributes to coral bleaching when washed off in the ocean.

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Enbridge fined for failing to fully inspect pipelines after Kalamazoo oil spill
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:28 PM

The Kalamazoo disaster was one of the biggest inland oil spills on record, and it raised questions about the safety of Enbridge’s tar sands oil pipeline system.

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China bans new polluting projects in three cities: Ministry
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:26 PM

China has ordered three northern cities to stop approving new projects that would add to air pollution after they failed to meet air quality targets this past winter.

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The social life of fish and how it affects the health of coral reefs
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:25 PM

Biologist Mike Gil studies social interactions among different species of fish. What he has found, he says in an e360 interview, is that disrupting this critically important form of fish communication, such as by overfishing, could damage the world’s already-stressed coral reefs.

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Earth’s atmosphere just crossed another troubling climate change threshold
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:23 PM

Carbon dioxide concentrations have now passed 410 parts per million, sustained over a month.

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American energy use, in one diagram
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:22 PM

How much energy we use, what kind, and how much is wasted.

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Insecticide ban to hit EU sugar beet crops, farmers say
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:21 PM

The European Union’s decision to ban some widely used insecticides is likely to dent sugar beet production in the trading bloc, farming groups said on Thursday.

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Water filter inspired by Alan Turing passes first test
Thursday May 03rd 2018, 8:20 PM

Membrane’s structure predicted in mathematician’s lone biology paper.

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