Cleanup Yellowstone’s Icy Oil Spill Offers Cautionary Tales

National Geographic: On a muddy bluff overlooking the Yellowstone River, Paul Peronard watched as workers tried to mop up oil through holes drilled into the [...]

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Nuclear Power Needs to Double to Curb Global Warming

Scientific American: Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan chilled global attitudes toward nuclear power, the world has been slowly reconciling its discomfort [...]

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Vertical Gardens Beat Soil Made Salty by Climate Change

Scientific American: The soil in Knolkhol village in southwest Bangladesh has become increasingly salty because of incursions of seawater. The situation became particularly acute in [...]

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Big Gap Between What Scientists Say and Americans Think About Climate Change

ClimateWire: There is good and bad news for climate scientists. The good news: Most Americans (79 percent) say that science and scientists are invaluable. [...]

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Head EPA hopes Pope Francis will convince sceptics over climate change

Guardian: The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday she hoped Pope Francis’s forthcoming message to his flock on the environment would [...]

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Grassroots sports at risk from heatwaves due to climate change, report warns

Guardian: Climate change will threaten the viability of grassroots sport in Australia, and elite tournaments will have to adapt to rising temperatures, extreme rainfall and [...]

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Global warming: atmosphere will adapt to hotter, wetter climate

Business Times: Strong storms will become stronger while weak storms become weaker, and the cumulative result of all the storms will remain unchanged under global [...]

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Senate approves Keystone XL pipeline bill despite veto threat

LA times: After weeks of unusually robust debate, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation to expedite construction of the massive Keystone XL pipeline, brushing aside [...]

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Cities sizzle more heat waves, hotter nights

LA Times: Temperatures on Earth are creeping upward, and nowhere are they being felt more intensely than in the cities where half of the planet’s [...]

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Senate finally passes Keystone, but Obama’s veto looms

McClatchy: The Senate passed a bill approving construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline on Thursday, setting up a showdown with President Barack Obama, who [...]

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