Mobile app reveals what products contain palm oil

Mongabay: A new app enables iPhone [download] and Android [download] users to scan barcodes to reveal whether household products contain palm oil.
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Record heat in Antarctica

Mongabay: The temperature at a base in Antarctica hit a record high last week, reports Weather Underground.
On March 24, 2015 Argentina’s Esperanza Base reported a [...]

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Extreme cold temps not the result of climate change

RedOrbit: A harsh winter cold spell that affected much of the Eastern US last month may have shattered record low temperatures that had stood for [...]

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Ozone air pollution could harm women’s fertility

ScienceDaily: any urban and suburban areas have high levels of ground-level ozone, an air pollutant that can adversely affect lung and heart health. New research [...]

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Melting ice slows down ocean circulation

Living on Earth: The Atlantic Conveyor Belt is a system of ocean currents that bring warm temperatures and important nutrients to the waters off of [...]

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China sees through its coal-fired haze what Alabama cannot

AL.com: In China, where coal is indeed king, they’re cracking down on coal-fired power plants. And in Alabama, where just three of every 1,000 [...]

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Rise govt insurance rates to mirror rising waters, flood debt

Washington Post: At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. The prospect of rising water, she said, isn’t what [...]

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Wildfires Tied to Drought, Heat & Topography, Not Beetles

Climate Central: In 2012, when the High Park Fire tore through a northern Colorado forest replete with dead trees left in the wake of a [...]

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US to submit plans to fight global warming; most others delay

Reuters: The United States will submit plans for slowing global warming to the United Nations early this week but most governments will miss an informal [...]

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Texas city opts for 100% renewable energy – to save cash, not planet

Guardian: News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are [...]

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