Is Audi’s Carbon-Neutral Diesel a Game-Changer?

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Every now and then I am deluged with inquiries about a particular news story. That happened this week. As the inquiries continued to pour in, [...]

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Just One Hour of Daily TV May Mean Weight Gain

Nature World: It’s no secret that being a couch potato watching television all day may cause you to pack on a few pounds. But now [...]

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‘Zero Deforestation’ not necessarily the answer, environmentalists warn

Mongabay: Last week, the London-based think tank Innovation Forum convened a two-day conference on the subject of sustainable forestry in Washington, D.C. Titled “How Business [...]

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Australia’s Direct Action fund may need $1bn more to meet emissions target

Guardian: The Australian government’s Direct Action emissions reduction fund could require up to $1bn of extra funds to meet its carbon emissions reduction goal, according [...]

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Cyberattack Hits TMT and State Government Websites

Civil Beat: Hawaii state government’s official website went down Sunday, along with the main site for the organization building the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna [...]

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NASA reveals rise in deforestation in remote Peruvian parks

Mongabay: New NASA data shows a jump in forest loss in two remote parks in the Peruvian Amazon during the first three months of 2015.
NASA’s [...]

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Mauna Kea and the awakening of the lahui

Hawaiin Indpendent: Multiple generations of campaigners are rallying around Mauna Kea as a symbol for the larger issues of self-determination and Aloha ?Aina in what [...]

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Warming climate may release vast amounts of carbon from long-frozen Arctic soils

ScienceDaily: While climatologists are carefully watching carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, another group of scientists is exploring a massive storehouse of carbon that has [...]

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Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon continues to accelerate

Mongabay: Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon – the planet’s largest rainforest – continues to pace well ahead of last year’s rate, reveals data released by [...]

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Global Warming “Pause” That Wasn’t Explained One Simple Video Graphic

Daily Kos: Deniers have repeatedly claimed the global warming “hit the pause button” over the last few years. This idea that global warming had [...]

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