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Consensus: 99.84% of Peer-Reviewed Articles Support the Idea of Global Warming

Consensus: 99.84% of Peer-Reviewed Articles Support the Idea of Global Warming
Out of 13,950 peer-reviewed articles published on global warming since 1991, only 23, or 0.16 percent, clearly reject global warming or endorse a cause other than CO2 emissions for observed warming.
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You Can’t Wash Away Fracking’s Effects

You Can’t Wash Away Fracking’s Effects
Of the 750 chemicals that can be used in the fracking process, more than 650 of them are toxic or carcinogens, according to a report filed with the U.S. House of Representatives in April 2011.
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A Record 300,000 Salmon Returned to Klamath River in 2012

A Record 300,000 Salmon Returned to Klamath River in 2012
While the Sacramento salmon returns exceeded those of the previous year's, the state and federal governments continue to violate the landmark Central Valley Project Improvement Act, signed by President George H.W. Bush in the fall of 1992.
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More Than 35,000 March on Washington in the ‘Largest Climate Rally In US History’

More Than 35,000 March on Washington in the ‘Largest Climate Rally In US History’
Sunday, during President’s Day weekend, more than 35,000 people marched to the President's doorstep to support immediate action to contain climate change. People from more than 30 states across the country whose land, homes and health is being threatened by the climate crisis.
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Is Evidence of Alien Life Already Right Here on Earth?

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are helping search for evidence of alien life not by looking into outer space, but by studying some rocks right here on Earth.
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For Frack's Sake: 95% of Emissions Omitted from EPA Reporting

For Frack's Sake: 95% of Emissions Omitted from EPA Reporting
It is estimated that 95 percent of emissions are not reported to the EPA from fracking. Seven states are now gearing up to sue the EPA to get that information known and reported.
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Is TransCanada Laying Defective Keystone XL Pipe in Texas?

Is TransCanada Laying Defective Keystone XL Pipe in Texas?
Despite claims by TransCanda they are using "top quality steel and welding techniques" on the Keystone XL pipeline, activists released images of what they claim are improperly welded pipeline seams.
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Massive Blast On The Sun

Massive Blast On The Sun
It's called a coronal mass ejection (CME) and is a massive burst of solar wind and magnetic fields rising above the solar corona or being released into space.
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Storms Rattle the US with Multiple Tornado Sightings

Storms Rattle the US with Multiple Tornado Sightings
A strong cold front that is currently moving through the Central Plains states will act as the proverbial spark in the powder keg Wednesday afternoon, firing off severe thunderstorms across parts of the southern United States.
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Message from Mexico: US Is Polluting Water It May Someday Need to Drink

Message from Mexico: US Is Polluting Water It May Someday Need to Drink
In a parched world, Mexico City is sending a message: Deep, unknown potential sources of drinking water matter, and the U.S. pollutes them at its peril.
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