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Global warming is projected to have a serious negative impact on labor productivity this century. Here is a look at what we know.
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This interview with Muna Dajani, a Palestinian environmental activist in the West Bank was conducted by Sarah Rifaat for 350.org, an organization building a global climate movement, and is republished on Global Voices as part of a Continue →
For the first time, Pennsylvania has made public 243 cases of contamination of private drinking wells from oil and gas drilling operations.
As the AP reports, Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection posted details about the contamination cases online on Thursday. The cases occurred in 22 counties, with Continue →
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Twitter and facebook users from Madagascar's capital city, Antananarivo have posted several photos of locust invading the city. Locust invasion is not an unusual sighting in Madagascar, especially after tropical storms but it is very uncommon in larger cities. Locust can have a Continue →
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The vast and well-funded political network maintained by petrochemical billionaires Charles and David Koch “started my trajectory,” according to Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate.
Ernst was one of several rising GOP politicians Continue →
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A church in West Virginia just got 60 panels installed on its roof for $1, thanks to a local group that’s making it easier and cheaper for nonprofits in the state to go solar.
At a ribbon-cutting event on Tuesday, Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church Continue →
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The agency that regulates oil and gas activity in Texas is considering new, tougher Continue →
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Seeking his ninth term in office, the Republican congressman deemed Nebraska’s “top climate denier” by the state’s most prominent progressive grassroots organization seems to be getting a run for his money from a veteran state senator.
Congressman Lee Terry (R-NE) is Continue →
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In oil-rich North Dakota, farmers trying to get their crops to market are getting squeezed out of the rail transportation picture.
Rail line congestion caused by the oil boom in the Bakken shale oil field of North Dakota and Montana is creating huge backlogs for Continue →
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Scott Brown has a new position on human-caused climate change: he doesn’t believe it’s real. At Saturday’s Republican primary debate for Senate in New Hampshire, all three candidates were asked if they believed “the theory of man-made climate change Continue →