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A Call to Arms: An Invitation to Demand Action on Climate Change

This is an invitation, an invitation to come to New York City. An invitation to anyone who’d like to prove to themselves, and to their children, that …

The 5 Scariest Charts In The New National Climate Assessment

The U.S. federal government released its third National Climate Assessment on Tuesday, emphasizing that climate change is not only an issue for the distant future. It is already "triggering wide-ranging impacts in every region of our country and throughout our economy," they write.<p>The Huffington …

The Impact Of Climate Change On The Midwest: More Heat, More Droughts, More Floods, Fewer Crops

The 2014 National Climate Assessment, the single largest attempt to compile the science and data concerning climate change’s impact on the United …

Vermont Becomes First State To Require GMO Labeling

By Carey Gillam<p>May 8 (Reuters) - Vermont on Thursday became the first U.S. state to mandate labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms as Governor Peter Shumlin signed a law that is widely expected to be challenged in court by some food and agriculture companies.<p>The law, set to take …

Solar panels finally back on the White House almost 30 years after Reagan removed them

Back in 2010, the Obama administration announced that it would be restoring solar panels to the roof of the White House residence. Originally, panels were installed in the late '70s during President Jimmy Carter's administration, but President Ronald Reagan removed them in 1986 because of a roof …

Airborne Wind Turbines Could Meet World Energy Demand

A new study from the University of Delaware finds that high-altitude wind turbines tethered to the ground like kites could potentially generate …

What would happen if bees went extinct?

It would mean a lot more than fewer stings and breakfast options. Maddie Moate reveals just how much we depend on bees, and how close we are to losing them.<p>Where would we be without bees? As far as important species go, they are top of the list. They are critical pollinators: they pollinate 70 of …

The quest to save the Hollywood bison

What links Hollywood, a chewing gum tycoon and contraceptive darts? As Jason G Goldman discovers, it’s the story of an unusual herd of bison.<p>Calvin Duncan crouches low to the ground and eyes his target. The female bison knows he's there, just a few dozen metres away, but she keeps on chewing the …