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  1. 'Breastfeeding' helps shield babies from pollutionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... r at least four months, suggesting that breastfeeding has a protective effect. The study is published in Journal Environment International.

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  2. Arizonans say climate change is serious problem, poll findsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    By Stephanie Doster University of Arizona Institute of the Environment A large majority of Arizona residents believe the world's temperature has been rising and that global warming will be a serious problem for the nation if nothing is done to curb it, according to a survey conducted by the University of Arizona's Institute of the Environment and Stanford University. The survey also found that more than 70 percent of Arizonans support government action to reduce global warming, and a majority of state residents believe people are at least partly to blame for the planet's warmer temperatures.

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  3. China readies national carbon market to fight climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    The lights from the Beijing Environment Exchange - one of seven pilot markets in China for trading carbon - raises questions for the country as it prepares for next year's roll-out of a nationwide system that could help the world's biggest emitter of heat-trapping carbon dioxide rein in its emissions. A successful carbon offset, or "cap-and-trade," market could play a big part in cutting China's emissions - and help the world tackle global warming.

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  4. Breastfeeding protects kids from pollutionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... ant women and their babies when they were 15 months old have been analysed. The findings appeared in the journal Environment International.

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  5. Our View: Innovation from Bay State on carbon pricingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... we get from sources other than fossil fuels, the more stable the energy market, and, subsequently, the business environment. State Sen. Marc Pacheco, D-Taunton, has sponsored an Act to Protect Our Environment and Reduce the Carbon Footprint of the ...

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  6. 1 Percenter Spends $350,000 to Murder Endangered RhinoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... animal-rights activists, since there are only about 4,500 black rhinos left on Earth. But Namibia's Ministry of Environment and Tourism gave Knowlton the permit, and he obtained another permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service so he could ...

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  7. European automakers criticize new tests to weed out 'dirty diesels'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... Paris aims to phase out diesel vehicles in the city by about 2020. The environmental lobby group, Transport & Environment, said the new test rules will help to bring an end to "dirty diesels." The next step will be for the European Commission and ...

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  8. Worst case scenario?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... be willing to take the next step: curbing, curtailing, or just stopping our use of such products in an environment where they could end up in our groundwater. Could we continue to take our chances? Absolutely. But then there are another ...

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  9. Peru has declared a state of emergency over unrest due to a mining protestRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... to stop a mine project proposed by Southern Copper. The demonstrators are concerned the mine will pollute the environment and do little for the local economy. Chief Cabinet Minister Pedro Cateriano said at a news conference Saturday that the ...

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  10. Pope Francis to issue decree on faith, climateRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

    ... most significant type of communication any pope can make. It would also be the first encyclical to address the environment and climate change. The impact may be felt far beyond the Catholic Church and its 1.2 billion followers because of the pope's ...

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  11. Gerson: Picking one's scientific views to fit ideologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | RecordNET

    ... corporate chief executives.) “The trouble starts,” says Kahan, “when this communication environment fills up with toxic partisan meanings - ones that effectively announce that 'if you are one of us, believe this; otherwise, ...

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  12. Denver chamber's new collection frames art on its own termsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... of the Chamber and its business community." There's no denying, the chamber reasons, that business and the environment can challenge each other, so you might as well admit the conflict and accentuate the positive. The photos are, by and large, ...

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  13. Chemo for the planet: Joe NoceraRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... consider using technology to keep climate change at bay. The deliberate use of technology to manipulate the environment - usually in the context of fighting climate change - is called geoengineering. One method is carbon capture, traditionally ...

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  14. Tunnels critics blast Governor Brown for trampling laws, water quality and habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Valley fisheries. It is an unreasonable use of water to send species into extinction and hijack water from the environment, areas where water originates, and urban communities, simply to supply junior water rights holders in the desert with vast ...

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  15. Minnesota Legislature's cone of silence makes for a bad environmental billRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... makes farmers look like we don't care." "Minnesota taxpayers have always made it clear that clean water and the environment is a priority," said Jaus. "Rural people want to make sure the public is included in decisionmaking. That's why the citizens' ...

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  16. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoes jobs, environment billsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... the prekindergarten program be universal and lowered the cost about 60 percent. The need to negotiate and pass environment and jobs bills means a more complicated special session, as those two budgets, taken together, add up to more than $750 ...

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  17. OK. Global Climate Change has been Good to MeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    My first allegiance is to Truth. I define Truth as the basic goal of Science. I've always been taught that the only way to understand this environment in which we exist is thru Science, and the process simply includes Observation, Organization , Optimal Prediction and once again Observation, to verify the first four steps.

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  18. Mountain diesel spill under police investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    ... Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL), the company which runs Turoa and Whakapapa skifields was prosecuted in the Environment Court last year after admitting charges including failing to notify WorkSafe of the spill. It was fined $300,000. The court heard that ...

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  19. Is The Global Left Counting on Pope to Split the Catholic Church Over Global Warming?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    Pope Francis is expected to release an encyclical on the environment and human ecology that will most likely contradict the principles and politics of most conservative Catholics, particularly in the United States.

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  20. sHell No: Activists chain themselves to Arctic ChallengerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , Meta , National Security , Science , Transportation , or White House . ...

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