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Folks in these U.S. states don’t believe in global warming

Slide 1 of 12<p>In June, Pope Francis, in his encyclical on the environment, called upon humanity to take responsibility for the planet, including …

Climate Change

Here’s Why Electric Cars Are Always Greener Than Gas

Advocates call electric cars a solution to combat global warming, critics have suggested coal-fed grids make them dirtier than conventional cars, but …

In Norway, one in three new cars is electric. In the US, it’s one in 100

In the first three months of this year, Norwegians registered 8,112 plug-in electric vehicles, up 40% from the 5,775 registered in the same period last year.<p>That’s far fewer than America’s nearly 15,000. But it represents the highest proportion of electric car registrations in the world—by a long …

Electric Vehicles

Pope Francis—Climate change is man-made, and the Church must listen to scientists

<i>Pope Francis makes a fiery call to action on climate change in a leaked draft of his encyclical letter published on June 15 by Italian magazine l’Espresso.</i><p><i>In the first chapter, the head of the Catholic church blames humans for global warming, and concludes that the church must “listen to and</i> …

Climate Change

Why Apple just bought 36,000 acres of forest land

Together with The Conservation Fund, Apple on Thursday announced its plan to acquire upwards of 36,000 acres of forest land in the eastern United …

Sustainability

An Extremely Detailed Geography of Climate Change Beliefs

Who's most worried about global warming in America?<p>First, the not-so-bad news: 63 percent of Americans believe that, yes, global warming is happening. Now the groaner: Less than half think humans are causing it, thanks to hotbeds of skepticism in places like Rusk County, Texas (37 percent), and …

Report: Majority Of Earth’s Potable Water Trapped In Coca-Cola Products

CORVALLIS, OR—Fueling humanitarian concerns over the vital resource’s scarcity in many parts of the world, a report published Wednesday by …

Los Angeles

How Much Weight Should You Lift?

As a gym veteran, I frequently receive two types of questions from beginners. The question that does <i>not</i> relate to what protein powder they should …

New Inquisition: Punish climate-change ‘deniers’

In the wake of Al Gore’s recent speech to the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, attention is being focused on the increasing trend among …

Japan Now Home To More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Than Gas Stations

<b>Published on</b> February 18th, 2015 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>13<p>February 18th, 2015 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>Japan is now home to more electric vehicle (EV) charging points than …

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicle sales rose 23% last year in the U.S.

Led by Nissan's Leaf, electric vehicle sales rose 23% last year to 119,710, according to research firm InsideEVs.<p>Though Tesla's Model S gets more …

Over 400 million birds have disappeared from Europe

“This is a warning”<p>A new study published in the journal Ecology Letters paints a stark picture of our changing climate: 421 million birds have disappeared from Europe since the beginning of the 1980s, resulting in a 20 percent decrease.<p>"90 percent of that decline can be attributed to the 36 most …