Environment

All 19 of the World's Glacierized Regions Are Melting

All 19 of the World's Glacierized Regions Are Melting
Glaciologists trekking onto remote, inhospitable streams of flowing ice have brought back some especially bad news. But then 21st century monitoring from space began to show a much smaller role for glacial ice loss in sea-level rise. Which to believe?
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CO Governor Doesn't Fine Company Responsible for Toxic Waste Spill

CO Governor Doesn't Fine Company Responsible for Toxic Waste Spill
On Wednesday, Gov. Hickenlooper’s department of public health and environment (CDPHE) announced that they won’t levy fines against Williams Cos. for spilling 10,000 barrels of natural gas and toxic waste into Parachute Creek and the surrounding area in western Colorado.
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What's Your Connection to Rainforest Destruction?

What's Your Connection to Rainforest Destruction?
In the U.S. alone, palm oil imports by companies like Cargill and IOI have jumped 485 percent in the last decade. The dramatic and growing demand for this crop in recent decades has pushed sprawling palm oil plantations deep into some of the world’s most valuable rainforests. Palm oil production is now one of the leading causes of rainforest destruction around the globe.
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97 Percent of Peer-Reviewed Science Studies Confirm Manmade Climate Change

97 Percent of Peer-Reviewed Science Studies Confirm Manmade Climate Change
A new survey conducted by a team of volunteers at Skeptical Science has definitively confirmed the scientific consensus in climate science literature - 97 percent of peer-reviewed papers agree that global warming is happening and human activities are responsible.
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Revealed: How US State Department 'Twists Arms' on Monsanto's Behalf

Revealed: How US State Department 'Twists Arms' on Monsanto's Behalf
The U.S. State Department does the bidding of biotech giants like Monsanto around the world by "twisting the arms of countries" and engaging in vast public campaign schemes to push the sale of genetically modified seeds, according to a new report released Tuesday by Food & Water Watch.
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Could NAFTA Force Keystone XL On United States?

Could NAFTA Force Keystone XL On United States?
As the public anxiously awaits the U.S. State Department’s final decision on the fate of the Keystone XL Pipeline, the discussion has largely ignored the elephant in the room: the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA.)
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TransCanada Files Lawsuit to Stop Keystone Pipeline Protests

TransCanada Files Lawsuit to Stop Keystone Pipeline Protests
Energy infrastructure company TransCanada has asked an Oklahoma judge to help keep protesters away from its pipeline construction sites, according to a report in The Oklahoman.
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Republicans Boycott Obama's Pick to Lead the EPA

Republicans Boycott Obama's Pick to Lead the EPA
Senate Republicans boycotted Thursday a scheduled committee vote on President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
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AR to Residents Sick From Exxon Oil Spill: You're On Your Own

AR to Residents Sick From Exxon Oil Spill: You're On Your Own
For more than a month, residents of Mayflower, Arkansas have been told not to worry about lingering fumes from a March 29 oil spill that shut down a neighborhood and forced the evacuation of 22 homes.
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A Third of All Bee Colonies in the US Died Last Winter

A Third of All Bee Colonies in the US Died Last Winter
Nearly a third of managed honey bee colonies were lost this past winter, the United States Department of Agriculture, the Bee Informed Partnership and the Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA) found, a 42 percent increase in loss over the previous winter.
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