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New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

Proposal to cut down greenhouse gas emissions draws criticism

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As part of an effort to slow the process of climate change, President Obama and his administration recently announced a major new initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading

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New study predicts major extinction event in Earth’s near future

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Scientists and researchers believe that planet Earth is on the brink of a major extinction event, according to the latest research published in this week’s edition of the journal Science. Continue reading

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Ice sheet in Antarctica has melted past ‘point of no return,’ NASA says

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Scientists have long been warning of the risks posed by melting ice sheets, but a new NASA study provides the most definitive information…read more

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Storm Systems Brings Severe Flooding To Pensacola

New government report warns of imminent danger caused by climate change

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Stronger storms in the Northeast, wildfires and drought in the Southwest and rising dangers from more powerful hurricanes in the Southeast — that’s…read more

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Swiss aviators unveil solar-powered airplane

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO After 12 years of research and testing, two Swiss aviators recently unveiled the Solar Impulse-2, a huge airplane that runs on solar-power. It’s wingspan…read more

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