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  • Thousands pack New York's streets to march against climate change

    As thousands of peaceful demonstrators descended on Manhattan on Sunday to draw attention to a warming world, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry called on the world’s biggest economies to shake off two decades of gridlock and take significant steps to halt climate change.
  • How carbon cuts are measured determines winners, losers

     How carbon cuts are measured determines winners, losers
    With states under pressure to cut greenhouse gases, a battle is expected to ensue over how to measure those cuts. The reason: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which has proposed the reductions, has avoided telling states how carbon dioxide...

    To help birds weather climate change, stop eating them

    A sobering report released earlier this month by the National Audubon Society warns that half of all bird species in the U.S. and Canada could be on the brink of extinction if we don't take steps to mitigate climate change. As warming temperatures alter...

    Outdoors commentary: Consequences of fracking

    "It may be years before the full consequences of the drilling and fracking are clear." -Gregory Zuckerman in "The Frackers" Part two of two Part 1 reviewed the claimed benefits and risks to high volume hydraulic fracking (HVHF), commonly called...

    Beijing's smog makes Los Angeles air look good

    Beijing's smog makes Los Angeles air look good
    How does a normal day in Beijing compare with one in Los Angeles? The answer, it turns out, is both simple and complex. Los Angeles' skies are among the most foul in the United States: In the American Lung Assn.'s 2014 national State of the Air...