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How studying the ocean floor explains the history of Earth’s climate

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to understand the history of climate change by digging underneath the ocean floor. Continue reading

New carbon capture technology may change the future of energy

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About 30 percent of our electricity in the United States is produced through coal, but coal-fired power plants produce a large proportion of the greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. As a result, the W.A. Parish power plant in Texas is developing technology called “carbon capture.” Continue reading

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

Is there a solution to global warming?

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The year 2014 ranked as Earth’s hottest in 135 years of record-keeping and 2015 looks even hotter, prompting experts from both scientific and economic backgrounds to search for potential ways to address rising temperatures and ocean levels. Continue reading

New Environmental Standards for Cars

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President Obama announced sweeping new standards on gas mileage and auto emissions. The new standard would increase the fuel economy of vehicles sold in the…read more

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