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Will Public Health Suffer From EPA Greenlighting Forest Biomass Energy? 7.8.2018 Truthout.com
Experts, existing research and a recent study make it clear that biomass energy production is not carbon neutral.

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As Wildfires Rage, Trump Administration Plans to Slash Fire Science Funding 5.8.2018 Truthout.com
Fire science funding has been eroding for more than a decade.

The post As Wildfires Rage, Trump Administration Plans to Slash Fire Science Funding appeared first on Truthout.

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A Perfect Storm Of Factors Is Making Wildfires Bigger And More Expensive To Control 5.8.2018 Crooks Liars
A Perfect Storm Of Factors Is Making Wildfires Bigger And More Expensive To Control
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Study: Minnesota can meet climate goals through clean energy, electrification 4.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The latest study on how Minnesota can reach greenhouse gas reduction goals set back in 2007 shows renewable energy and a more connected grid can help de-carbonize the state's economy.
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EPA’s Acting Administrator Gets Something Right 9.7.2018 The Moderate Voice

The Environmental Protection Agency’s new acting administrator has gotten something right. From The Hill: Incoming Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler said in a new interview that he believes humans have played a role in climate change. Wheeler made the comment to The Washington Post in an interview. The comment suggests a break with many […]

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Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Revive Damaged Land 5.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Carianne Campbell remembers the exact moment she fell in love with the Sonoran Desert. As a botany major in college, she joined a class field trip to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on the southern border of Arizona, arriving and […]
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'Green News Report' - June 28, 2018 29.6.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement is bad news for the climate; New wildfires hit California and five other states; Federal judge dismisses San Francisco's climate liability lawsuit; Natural gas industry leaking far more methane than previously estimated; PLUS: Bright spots in the primaries as progressive ...
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5 years after Black Forest fire, danger looms 16.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
When Frances Burke's children were young, one of them carved "I love Mom" into the hearth of her wood-burning fireplace.
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The Creepy Science Behind the Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies 1.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Raquel Loreto is a zombie hunter, and a good one. But traipsing through dried leaves in a hot forest in Sanda, at the southern end of Japan, she needed a guide. Just a few months before, she’d been on the internet and come […]
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Govt submits to HC its plan to sterilise monkeys 1.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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After zoo cover-up on animal deaths, Delhi HC asks Centre for report on action against officials 26.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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How Minnesota's land use contributes to climate change 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Agriculture is the dominant use of Minnesota's land. But people don't directly eat most of what that land produces, which is symptomatic of a major worldwide climate threat.
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Cuckoo for kangaroos? They'll be hopping at San Diego Zoo Safari Park's new Walkabout Australia 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Wild about wallabies? Cuckoo for kangaroos? Get ready to head Down Under, no flight required.

On Friday, Walkabout Australia, a new 3.6-acre habitat, opens at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Visitors can stroll among Western gray kangaroos, red-neck wallabies, cassowaries and other Australian wildlife...

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A rare great ape, a 130-foot-tall tree and an extinct marsupial lion make the Top 10 New Species list for 2018 23.5.2018 LA Times: Science
The highest branches of a Brazilian forest. The permanent darkness of a cave in China. The deepest place on Earth. Meet the Top 10 new species that were described by science in the previous year.
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Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction 17.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction
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Gov. Brown pitches nearly $100 million in spending to prevent wildfires 11.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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The Energy 202: Interior agency blocks group of archaeologists from attending scientific conference 3.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Some groups say it's an example of the Trump Interior Department’s effort to restrict researchers’ scientific communications.
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We calculated how much money trees save for your city 28.4.2018 The Moderate Voice

For a megacity, Tokyo is rich in trees. gillyberlin/flickr, CC BY-SA Theodore Endreny, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry Megacities are on the rise. There are currently 47 such areas around the globe, each housing more than 10 million residents. More than half the global population now lives in urban […]

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The Energy 202: Why Scott Pruitt's decision on burning wood is so high stakes 24.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The notion that biomass is carbon neutral is contentious among scientists.
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The Energy 202: Why the Trump administration wants to open ANWR to drilling so quickly 20.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
There could be a Democratic president in four years.
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