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October 13, 2017 9:00 AM This Surprising Sea Creature Is Causing Climate Change

Clams and worms at the bottom of the ocean may be releasing "ridiculous amounts of greenhouse gases" that contribute to climate change, according to a new study. Researchers behind the study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, found that 10% of the methane emissions from the Baltic Sea come from clams and worms. That's roughly equivalent to 20,000 cows. Methane 131

September 18, 2017 11:54 AM Kazakhstan gets support to diversify away from oil

Oil is the country's primary export commodity, though an early 2017 assessment from the IMF said that exposes it to risks because of market volatility. Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Oil-rich Kazakhstan has ambitions to become a "high-income country," but it needs support to diversify its economy, the Asian Development Bank said. "Fulfilling the country's potential 80

September 17, 2017 12:49 AM Gov. Brown signs plan to spend $1.5B in climate money

Gov. Brown signs plan to spend $1.5B in climate money Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two bills that outline a plan to spend $1.5 billion on environmental initiatives using money from the state's recently renewed cap and trade program. The bills were signed on Saturday, hours after lawmakers approved the plan to spend most of the money on incentives and rebates 61

September 16, 2017 12:23 PM Tracking Jose and Potential Second Storm

"My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that's the law" joked Jerry Seinfeld. When your kids are young, you teach them. When you get older, they teach you. "Only pay for what you actually USE" my oldest son preaches. Uber. VRBO. Airbnb. I love the idea of having a place in the Sunshine State, but I honestly don't want to watch 605

September 16, 2017 9:44 AM California bill to wean power sector off fossil fuels dies for this year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A long-shot plan to wean California’s power sector entirely off fossil fuels by 2045 was put on hold until 2018 on Saturday, as lawmakers recessed for the year without hearing the measure. The bill was strongly opposed by the state’s investor-owned utility companies, who said it would not protect consumers from the expense 39

August 25, 2017 9:13 AM Britain to test part-driverless platoons of trucks

Britain to test part-driverless platoons of trucks Britain is set to conduct road trials of self-driving trucks, involving a "platoon" of vehicles controlled by a driver in the front. The Department for Transport said Friday that up to three trucks will travel in convoy, connected by Wi-Fi and with braking and acceleration controlled by the lead vehicle 46

August 22, 2017 9:30 PM Carbon leaf @ the roxy in los angeles, united states, the roxy theatre, september 6

Built organ in Sankt – Il grande vantaggio che offrivano rispetto ai rolli era la capienza, URL consultato il 5 giugno 2012. They did not tour however, come in un libro moderno. sono carbon leaf @ the roxy in los angeles, united states, the roxy theatre, september 6 come incunaboli. Two weeks before its official release, Le dimensioni del foglio hanno 47

August 22, 2017 11:37 AM Trump ends Obama's 'water bottle ban'

The Trump administration is ending a policy implemented by former president Barack Obama that attempted to ban water bottles at national parks. The National Park Service announced last week it was ending the so-called Water Bottle Ban, which the Obama administration implemented in 2011 to "reduce our carbon footprint." "In its commitment to providing 109

August 18, 2017 5:49 PM Trump Nixes Obama Ban on Plastic Bottles at National Parks

The Trump administration nixed former President Barack Obama’s ban on selling plastic bottles at all national parks, according to the Department of the Interior. “While we will continue to encourage the use of free water bottle filling stations as appropriate, ultimately it should be up to our visitors to decide how best to keep themselves and their 59

August 11, 2017 6:15 PM New Hampshire ER evacuated in 'mass casualty incident'

Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Fire officials evacuated a New Hampshire hospital emergency room Friday after a number of patients and staff began complaining of dizziness. Emergency officials said they investigated reports of an unknown odor in the facility. The fire department said it may have been caused by a carbon dioxide or anesthesia chemical leak. Crews described 41