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West HartfordEmma Beede, 2009 graduate of Hall High School in West Hartford, is combating climate change by taking on the fossil fuel industry. In January, the senior at Rhode Island School of Design founded Divest RISD, a campaign demanding that the school end its...
Tags: Weather, Racism, Politics, Human Rights, Global Change
An invasion of alien "crazy ants" is making many residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast long for the old days of pesky, biting fire ants. Like fire ants, these South American invaders seem to be fond of electrical equipment. But unlike their stinging red...
Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A controversial oil pipeline to the U.S. Gulf Coast "absolutely needs to go ahead," Canada's prime minister said Thursday, and he warned that the oil will be transported through America one way or another. Stephen Harper addressed...
SAN FRANCISCO -- With its three-dimensional satellite imagery of the planet, its block-by-block detail of neighborhoods and its ubiquitous driving directions, Google is already the king of online cartography. Now it's looking to lengthen its significant...
Tags: Networking, Larry Page, Google Inc., Apple iPhone, Google+
As a resident of Huntington Street, I live with the smoke and soot caused by the incessant daily beach fires. It's horrible; the air quality is being adversely affected. My window sills are black with the soot from the fires. My screens are black, my...
WEST UNION, Ohio - The Edge of Appalachia Preserve may be Ohio's greatest natural treasure. The 16,000-acre private preserve in southern Ohio is known for its beauty, its wildness and its biodiversity. The preserve stretches 12 miles north from the Ohio...
Frogs that were imported for pregnancy tests and set loose in California carry a deadly fungus responsible for wiping out vast numbers of amphibians worldwide, scientists have found. Populations of African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis) have thrived...
Tim Wheeler's report on the future of Smith Island and the state's idea to buy residents out so they may relocate tells a heartbreaking story of people whose attachment to the island goes back many years, 400 years in some cases ("Smith Islanders debating...
A warming climate is melting the glaciers of Mount Everest, shrinking the frozen cloak of Earth’s highest peak by 13% in the last 50 years, researchers have found. Rocks and natural debris previously covered by snow are appearing now as the snow...
Tags: National Parks, Weather, Glaciers, Water Supply, Landforms
While the report on Connecticut's environment addressed in the editorial "Same Shade Of Green" [May 6] is sort of middling, the editorial writers authors can't resist inserting the buzz words "climate change." While Connecticut and parts of the U.S....
Sun SentinelClimate change needs to start becoming a bigger factor in decisions about Palm Beach County transportation plans and development proposals, county officials said Tuesday. Raising roads near the coast to brace for sea level rise and considering pollution...
WASHINGTON -- Climate change could lead to the widespread loss of common plants and animals around the world, according to a new study released Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change. The study’s authors looked at 50,000 common species....
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