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What’s in Trump’s 2018 budget request for science?

Environmental Health News - Wed, 24/05/2017 - 14:00
A numbers breakdown of President Donald Trump's full 2018 budget request to Congress and what it means for science.

Are advanced biofuels ready for takeoff?

Environmental Health News - Tue, 23/05/2017 - 14:00
In 2008, a group of airlines came to Boeing Co. with a big problem. The country was instituting policies to fight climate change, and one of them involved cutting emissions from jet fuel.

With Trump administration intentions unclear, Alaskans might have to fill the void on Arctic policy.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 22/05/2017 - 14:00
For the rapidly warming Arctic, where people may be anxious about climate change, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last week had some soothing words.

Commentary: The fallacy of endless economic growth.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 19/05/2017 - 14:00
The idea that economic growth can continue forever on a finite planet is the unifying faith of industrial civilization. That it is nonsensical in the extreme, a deluded fantasy, doesn't appear to bother us.

In the Arctic, researchers race to understand black carbon's climate impact.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 18/05/2017 - 14:00
The wood and fossil fuels we burn affect extreme warming in the Arctic, and solutions begin with understanding how and how much.

How private airports could warm the climate.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 16/05/2017 - 14:00
The federal government's research on privatizing Canada's major airports appears to be missing something important.

6 reasons Trump can’t (totally) derail progress on climate.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 16/05/2017 - 14:00
Falling prices for renewables and a growing sustainability movement from the bottom up have changed the global picture.

As the world cuts back on coal, a growing appetite in Africa.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 15/05/2017 - 14:00
New coal plants in Africa are largely being paid for by China and developed countries that are turning away from the technology at home. Here's why.

Pacific islands are on a collision course with the shipping industry.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 15/05/2017 - 14:00
The shipping industry could undermine global climate efforts. But Pacific islands and EU nations are joining together to force them to change.

Sorry, Tesla owners, but your electric car isn’t as green as you think it is.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 15/05/2017 - 14:00
It takes a lot of carbon to build and power an electric vehicle.

Did global warming really ‘pause’ during the 2000s?

Environmental Health News - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 14:00
A new study explains why the controversial hiatus doesn’t amount to much.

Arctic nations to set target for reducing climate-warming soot pollution.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 11/05/2017 - 14:00
Arctic nations are poised to set targets for reducing black carbon, a pollutant that hurts human lungs, traps atmospheric heat and dirties the Arctic ice and snow.

Arctic nations to meet amid unsettled U.S. stance on climate change.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 10/05/2017 - 14:00
As Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson heads to Alaska on Wednesday for talks on Arctic issues, he finds himself in climate policy limbo.

Mississippi River cities: Feds should take climate change seriously.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 10/05/2017 - 14:00
Mayors in cities and towns along the Mississippi River are among about 1,000 people participating in a national meeting on climate adaptation in St. Paul this week.

Full tilt: Giant offshore wind farm opens in North Sea.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 10/05/2017 - 14:00
Dutch officials have opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning far out in the North Sea.

A parable from down under for US climate scientists.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:00
Politics intruded on climate science in Australia. The scientists fought back, led by John Church, a leading world expert on sea level rise.

Hamburg’s half-billion-dollar bet.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 14:00
The German shipping city will spend US $592-million over 30 years in a bid to hold back the rising sea.

Radical idea could restore ice in the Arctic Ocean.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 02/05/2017 - 14:00
Leave it to a researcher who studies icy moons in the outer solar system to come up with an out-there scheme to restore vanishing sea ice in the Arctic.

Community raises environmental concerns with Tesoro refinery's proposed project.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 01/05/2017 - 14:00
Area residents worry the project will add to greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change, increase vessel traffic and increase the risk of chemical spills.

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