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1 hr ago | The Navajo Times

NM offers help with uranium mine cleanup

The offer was made public Wednesday as the state scrambles for a seat at the table of what is expected to be a massive undertaking.


Related Topix: New Mexico, New Mexico Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, Bill Richardson, US Governors, Susana Martinez, US News

5 hrs ago | Mountain View Voice

The unlikely cowgirl

Nicolette Hahn Niman, author of "Righteous Porkchop: Finding a Life and Good Food Beyond Factory Farms", stands with her son Nicholas on the Bolinas ranch she and husband Bill Niman own and raise cattle on on April 18, 2014.


Related Topix: Bolinas, CA, Science, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Agriculture

9 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

NM Watchdog: This land is whose land? Debate over federal lands heats up in West

The Associated Press In this April 12 file photo, the Bundy family and their supporters fly the American flag as their cattle is released by the Bureau of Land Management back onto public land outside of Bunkerville, Nev.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Science, New Mexico, Alamogordo, NM

13 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

China's legislature adopts revised Environmental Protection Law

The Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress , the country's top legislature, on Thursday voted to adopt revisions to the Environmental Protection Law.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Science,

18 hrs ago | Kirriemuir Today

Wake up to threat of climate change

Angus South MSP, Graeme Dey has highlighted the urgent need for countries around the world to wake-up to the threat of climate change.


Related Topix: Science

Wed Apr 23, 2014

CBC News

Michael Mann says it's cheaper to combat climate change than pay for global warming

Michael Mann, director of the Earth Systems Science Centre at Penn State University, urges the public to demand action on climate change.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Penn State University Park, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Business News

Aerotech News And Review

It is easy being green Green Hornet team strikes, wins environmental excellence award

The Green Hornet flies over Naval Air Station Patuxent River April 22, 2010. On Earth Day 2010, the Super Hornet became the first Navy aircraft to demonstrate alternative fuel capability using a 50/50 blend of camelina biofuel and the Navyis primary jet fuel, jet propellant -5.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Science

Science Daily

Fiction prepares us for a world changed by global warming

Climate fiction, or simply cli-fi, is a newly coined term for novels and films which focus on the consequences of global warming.


Related Topix: Science

Top US energy, environmental officials in Boston on Earth Day

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.


Related Topix: Science

Iceberg twice size of Atlanta: GPS tracks 'runaway' iceberg B31, global warming?

The iceberg twice the size of Atlanta has been named B31 and is estimated to be 500 meters thick.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Science / Technology, NASA, Space


UPDATE 2-Chairman of Lanzhou Veolia apologises after water pollution in China

The chairman of the Chinese unit of French utility Veolia Environment has apologised to the public after a cancer-inducing chemical was found in tap water supplied by the company, the Xinhua news agency said.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

On Earth Day, Apple exec gets to core of environmental initiative

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.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

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.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, US News, Science, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Nan Hayworth

In South Carolina, leaders reconsider drilling along the coastline

"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.


Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, South Carolina, Science


LG And Team Energy Star Invite Youth To Join Fight Against Climate Change On Earth Day

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)


Related Topix: Televisions, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science, Marketing

War Is A Crime

War Destroys Environment

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.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Governor Cuomo Announces Environmental Accomplishments in Celebration of Earth Day

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)


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY, Weather, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

The Nation

'Jobs vs. the Environment': How to Counter This Divisive Big Lie

In an era in which our political system is dominated by plutocracy, grassroots social movements are essential for progressive change.


Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 21, 2014


China's new environment law submitted to parliament

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.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Science

Wausau Daily Herald

Earth Day: New books on climate, energy

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 .


Related Topix: Global Warming, Activism, Science, Meteorology, Alternative Energy, Energy, Texas