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Pruitt’s Transparency Rule is Not What it Sounds Like
Friday May 11th 2018, 7:39 PM

Pruitt wants to throw out a vast amount of public health data in the name of transparency. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.

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To have children or not: The importance of finding a balance
Friday May 11th 2018, 7:17 PM

With the globally adopted Sustainable Development Goals, future demographic trends may be affected around the world.

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London bans junk food ads on public transport to fight child obesity
Friday May 11th 2018, 5:23 PM

London plans to ban junk food advertising on its entire public transport network to tackle child obesity, which is among the highest in Europe, Mayor Sadiq Kahn said on Friday.

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Volkswagen settlement money to go toward cleaner vehicles, engines
Friday May 11th 2018, 11:47 AM

Pennsylvania will use the $118 million it received in a settlement with Volkswagen to fund grants and rebates for cleaner vehicles and engines.

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Volkswagen settlement money to go toward cleaner vehicles, engines
Friday May 11th 2018, 11:47 AM

Pennsylvania will use the $118 million it received in a settlement with Volkswagen to fund grants and rebates for cleaner vehicles and engines.

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Where are the trees going in Allegheny County?
Friday May 11th 2018, 11:42 AM

Allegheny County isn’t as green as it used to be. In the last five years, 11,044 acres of trees were lost. The nonprofit Tree Pittsburgh is trying to figure out why.

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Melting permafrost and the housing crisis in the Arctic
Friday May 11th 2018, 11:37 AM

As the ground warms beneath their feet, officials in Canada’s Nunavut—where housing is already scarce—must raise buildings on pilings and find stable areas for development.

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The cleric-challenging, solar-energy-loving mosque mistress of Lucknow
Friday May 11th 2018, 11:25 AM

Shaista Amber is a social activist fighting for women’s rights and environmental justice with her inclusive mosque.

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Ground zero of amphibian ‘apocalypse’ finally found
Friday May 11th 2018, 11:20 AM

An ancient skin-eating fungus is killing off hundreds of species—and the Korean War may have helped spread it.

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Trump administration cancels NASA greenhouse gas monitoring program
Friday May 11th 2018, 11:17 AM

The Trump administration has discontinued funding for NASA’s

Carbon Monitoring System

(CMS), a $10 million-a-year initiative that tracked greenhouse gas emissions across the globe,

according to

Science

magazine

.

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Insurer to invest in coastal wetlands to mitigate storm damages
Friday May 11th 2018, 11:10 AM

XL Catlin has partnered with the Nature Conservancy to develop a new kind of carbon credit.

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Could ‘utility corridor’ be Michigan’s answer for Straits of Mackinac?
Friday May 11th 2018, 10:56 AM

An underground “utility corridor” carrying Michigan’s Line 5 pipeline and transmission cables across the Straits of Mackinac could prevent accidents but also cost at least half a billion dollars and take seven years to build.

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