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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee
In preparation for this agreement, to be signed at a U.N. summit meeting in 2015 in Paris, the negotiators are meeting with diplomats from other countries to broker a deal to commit some of the world's largest economies to enact laws to reduce their carbon pollution.
1 hr ago | Fairfax Times
Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held public hearings in Washington, D.C., on the agency's proposed Clean Power Plan, a set of standards that would regulate and reduce carbon pollution from existing, mostly coal-fired, power plants.
3 hrs ago | Science Daily
Students are back in school -- or soon to be -- and now is the time for parents to develop routines to help their children succeed academically.
3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ UL Environment, a business unit of UL , and LG Electronics USA today announced the landmark achievement of GREENGUARD Certification for LG's newest OLED TV, model 55EC9300.
7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
This Aug. 19, 2014 file photo shows flash flood waters from the overrun Skunk Creek flood I-10 in northwestern Phoenix.
Pierre Trudeau's bid to enhance Canadian sovereignty and promote economic development in the Arctic created some "friction" with the United States, says a declassified CIA report.
White House Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Michael Boots, former President's Environmental Youth Award winner and current EPA intern Apoorva Rangan, Administrator Gina McCarthy, new PEYA winner May Wang, new PEYA award winner Deepika Kurup, and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren before the PEYA ... (more)
Are environmental and social problems such as global warming and poverty the result of inadequate governmental regulations or does the burden fall on our failure as consumers to make better consumption choices? According to a new study, responsible consumption shifts the burden for solving global problems from governments to consumers and ... (more)
"I'm very appreciative of these scientists. They came forward. They're like a lot of people.
An experiment of sorts is taking place in the Appalachian foothills of eastern Tennessee, where two towns with a common heritage and a common problem are taking two very different approaches.
A new international draft report says global warming is here, human-caused and can already be considered dangerous.
PITT MEADOWS, British Columbia-On an early spring morning, the Pitt River flows so calmly that the peaks of the Coast Range seem to admire themselves in its glassy waters.
Starting today, TOTO's full line of residential and commercial fittings and fixtures will be available at all of Blackman's 19 branch locations throughout "Blackman Plumbing is proud to deepen our partnership with TOTO, an industry leader known for anticipating and creating the next generation of fixtures," said , President and CEO of Blackman ... (more)
Air and noise pollution are among the most insidious threats to our health. But what if we could monitor both from our smartphones? The AirProbe and Widenoise apps, developed by an EU-funded research project called EVERYAWARE, have made this possible.
Here in Kabul, one of my finest friends is Zekerullah, who has gone back to school in the 8th grade although he is an18-year old young man who has already had to learn far too many of life's harsh lessons.
Dry Cleaning has existed in one form or another, believe it or not, since ancient Roman times, where they used ammonia and fuller's earth to launder their woolen togas.
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile comes to Covington, Sept.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:27 am
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