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22/4/2015
Fifty-seven employees of the state Department of Natural Resources began receiving formal notices this week that they might face layoff as part of Gov. Scott Walker's budget for the next two fiscal years... The DNR's scientific staff ...   
22/4/2015
"Based on our analysis, a middle-of-the-road warming scenario is more likely, at least for now," researcher Patrick T. Brown, a doctoral student in climatology at Duke University, said in a statement. "But this could change." The new ...   
22/4/2015
Climate change will be a major factor in the future of power lines, natural gas pipelines, fuel depots and rail tanker cars, according to the Department of Energy's first installment of its Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), released ...   
22/4/2015
More than 100,000 people in Vanuatu have no clean drinking water, a month after a monster cyclone struck the tiny Pacific nation, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday. Two thirds of the archipelago's water and ...   
22/4/2015
Fifteen years ago, a teenage Guy Reid was so passionate about the environment that he was handing out books about it to his friends. The trouble was, nobody wanted to read about the troubles facing the planet. Reid's answer was to ...   
22/4/2015
What if we lost Bondi? I just came back from a run on the famous Sydney beach, which has been battered by a twice-a-century storm that has hit the city and its surroundings in the last couple of days. The promenade has been covered in ...   
22/4/2015
What better day to step back and take stock of the planet than Earth Day? Started in 1970 to raise awareness in the U.S. about the environmental state of the planet, Earth Day is now celebrated in more than 190 countries and has led to the ...   
22/4/2015
President Obama on Wednesday will make his first visit while in office to the Florida Everglades, choosing the backyard of a former Republican governor of the state, Jeb Bush, and its Republican senator, Marco Rubio, to demand action on climate ...   
22/4/2015
Reducing methane leaks from oil and gas operations around the world could provide a relatively inexpensive way to fight climate change, according to a new report commissioned by the Environmental Defense Fund. The amount of methane that ...   
22/4/2015
Forests are often described as the lungs of our planet. They`re home to countless animal and plant species, provide humans with oxygen and food, and help stave off the effects of global warming. Yet we as a species are constantly imperiling these ...   
22/4/2015
With swampy wetlands and alligators as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will use a visit to Florida’s Everglades to warn of the damage that climate change is already inflicting on the nation’s environmental treasures -- and to hammer ...   
22/4/2015
President Obama will visit an ecologically sensitive national park on Wednesday in a politically sensitive state. Obama’s Earth Day trip to the Florida Everglades will be accompanied by historical dedications -- the Miami home of Marjory ...   
22/4/2015
On Tuesday, global fast food giant McDonald’s pledged to end deforestation across its entire supply chain. The announcement follows recent similar pledges by Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme, Yum Brands and many others. But the World ...   
22/4/2015
It was the Abbott government's original idea for the University of Western Australia to host a think tank created by the "sceptical environmentalist" Bjorn Lomborg, according to leaked talking points. Mr Lomborg's views have no ...   
22/4/2015
Gov. Jerry Brown is sticking to his statewide mandatory water conservation targets, his administration said Tuesday, even as a new appeals court ruling limits the ability of cities and water districts to hit people with punishing rates to ...   
22/4/2015
Warmer temperatures are rapidly drying out the state, he said. California had its second-warmest March since record-keeping began in 1880, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The first three months of this ...   
22/4/2015
Renewable energy could economically provide China the majority of its energy by midcentury, according to a new report. The "China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario and Roadmap Study" from the China National Renewable Energy ...   
22/4/2015
A coalition of insurance companies and environmental organizations is calling for a "complete overhaul" of the nation's disaster policies, which it says encourage dangerous development and wasteful spending after catastrophes strike. The ...   
22/4/2015
Humanity's vulnerability to floods has eased, despite increases in population and in the value of assets located in flood-prone areas, according to a new study. The analysis notes a persistent vulnerability gap between rich and poor ...   
22/4/2015
Americans tend to take it for granted that when we open a tap, water will come out. Western states have been dealing with water problems for a while, but they won't be alone for long. As drought, flooding, and climate change ...   
22/4/2015
MARK COLVIN: Two days of climate talks in Washington have wrapped up with the lead negotiator for the US acknowledging that Australia's government has a 'somewhat different perspective' on managing climate change. But special envoy Todd ...   
22/4/2015
In UN climate circles, the Marshall Islands is mostly known as one of those states that will be swamped by rising sea levels. Its negligible contribution to greenhouse gas emissions makes its heartfelt pleas for ambitious action all too ...   
21/4/2015
Australia could reduce its greenhouse emissions significantly and transition to an economy predominantly fueled by renewable energy for very little cost, according to an analysis by the Australian National University and WWF. The country could ...   
21/4/2015
How is it that in a year stuffed with conferences on environment and human development, from climate talks in Paris and on new development goals in New York, those actually trying to save the environment are at best dismissed as enemies of ...   
21/4/2015
A new study released Tuesday suggests that the global oil and gas industries allow as much as 3.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas — and almost certainly far more — to escape into the atmosphere annually. The leakage rate represents at least ...   

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