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The nation's top energy and environmental officials, both Massachusetts natives, toured Boston Tuesday, which is Earth Day, to promote the Obama administrations policies on energy, the environment and climate change.
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The iceberg twice the size of Atlanta has been named B31 and is estimated to be 500 meters thick.
Lisa Jackson, the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency who now runs Apple's Environmental Initiatives, marked Earth Day on Tuesday night by asking a Stanford audience to challenge the idea that people must choose between the environment and the economy.
Volunteer Tom Strain carries debris from an empty lot as part of an Earth Day cleanup effort in Camden, N.J. The Earth Day events celebrated on April 22 promote a sustainable and clean environment.
"If we had an event like they had in the Gulf it would be devastating for us," said Hilton Head Mayor Drew Laughlin, referring to the April 2010 drilling rig explosion that killed 11 and gushed 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
Now in its third year, Team ENERGY STAR teaches kids and their families how saving energy helps save money and prevent climate change with fun educational activities and energy-saving actions they can do at home on Tens of thousands of families have participated in past Team ENERGY STAR campaigns demonstrating parents' growing interest in finding ... (more)
The impact of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan can be seen not only in the social, economic and political situations of these areas but also in the environments in which these wars have been waged.
Albany, NY - April 21, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a proclamation, as part of a weeklong celebration of Earth Day , emphasizing the administration's environmental commitments and accomplishments in encouraging responsible stewardship of our natural resources and promoting cleaner and healthier communities that are more resilient to ... (more)
Amendments to China's 1989 environmental protection law that will mean stiffer punishments for polluters have been submitted to the country's parliament for deliberation, official news agency Xinhua reported late on Monday.
Steadily rising temperatures could mean the extinction of all its glaciers by 2020, according to climate scientist Dan Fagre whose research is chronicled in The Melting World: A Journey Across America's Vanishing Glaciers .
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
SAC CITY, Iowa A June 24th trial date has been set for a man suspected of killing a Sac City, Iowa man, then hiding his body in the basement of the home they shared.
"NEW YORK a?? Generations, political ideologies, styles and social differences were bridged, if but for a brief moment, as thousands marched along the vehicle-less avenue.
Tomorrow, communities around the world will reaffirm their commitment to environmental protection in recognition of Earth Day.
There are many easy ways to make a big difference in the environment that start and stop with you and the activities you do every day in your house.
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.