environment

Colorado explores new, stinky source of alternative energy

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In Colorado, a growing industry relies on human and animal waste as a new source of renewable energy. Continue reading

Out of control crayfish threaten nation’s deepest lake

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Warmer temperatures in the United States’ deepest lake may explain the growth of a crayfish population that now threatens the lake’s long-time resident, the Mazama newt, and other wildlife. Continue reading

Paris Agreement is “first step” in addressing threat of climate change

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Before I took a class on human impact on the environment, I would not have considered myself an environmentalist. Sure, our use of the environment was destroying the earth, but we wouldn’t see the consequences anytime soon, at least not here. Right? Continue reading

Environmental watchdog group monitors pollution in China

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In China, decades of rapid industrial growth have resulted in largely unrestricted environmental pollution affecting millions of people. Continue reading

Why does two degrees Celsius matter to climate change?

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At the climate talks in Paris this week, world leaders have a very specific goal: how to stop the Earth from warming by two degrees Celsius.
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