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Want to Heal the Planet? Make Environmental Degrees Free

Young people are facing two enormous problems: income inequality fueled by the rising cost of college, and the fact that they’re entering adulthood …

General Electric

Coal & Climate: Ask Your Questions About Environmental Science

Changing Planet<p>Juliette, Georgia<br>Steam and smoke rise from the cooling towers and chimneys of the Robert W. Scherer power plant, the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the U.S. It burns 12 million tons of coal a year. Photograph by Rob Kendrick/National Geographic<p>We burn eight million tons of …

Kel Markey Hopes to Save the Environment

The Florida-native, who will trade castings for classrooms at Columbia University come fall, shares insight into her future career in environmental science and her favorite things about modeling.<p>How would you describe your personal style?<p>My style is based on comfort and practicality first and …

From the Reef to the RET: the politicisation of environmental science in Australia

The future of Australia’s climate and respect for environmental science stand to be the biggest losers in all of the forms of class-mobilised …

Australia

The evolution of the orchid and the orchid bee

Which came first? The classic chicken/egg question is often asked when it comes to the co-evolution of plants and their pollinators.<p>A new study in</i> …

Canada falls short of its 2020 climate change commitment

Canada remains well short of meeting its international 2020 climate change commitment, Environment Canada reported Monday, even if the economy tanks …

Fossil Fuels

Report Downplays Role of Global Warming in California Drought

Scientists debate cause of worst California drought in 1,200 years.<p>California's ongoing drought is due primarily to natural variability in the Pacific Ocean, not human-induced global warming, a government report released Monday argues.<p>But whether that variation in ocean conditions is truly …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Q&A<p>In Harmon's first interview since <i>Rick and Morty</i> got renewed, the creator tells GQ what it's like to feel happy for the first time and when we can …

Exxon sees abundant oil, gas far into future

NEW YORK (AP) — North America, once a sponge that sucked in a significant portion of the world's oil, will instead be supplying the world with oil …

U.N.'s Lima Climate Talks Have Biggest Carbon Footprint Ever

The Lima climate talks will produce more than 50,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide, a record carbon footprint for any U.N. climate meeting measured, organizers say — though all that greenhouse gas pollution will be offset by host country Peru's protection of forest, organizers say.<p>One big reason …

Climate

Victim-Blaming Middle School Counselor Sentenced To 13 Years For Rape Of Student

A former counselor at a Kansas middle school was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for the rape of a 13-year-old student.<p>Brooke Dinkel, 33, broke down as she spoke before a judge at her sentencing on Thursday, reiterating her testimony that the victim had forced himself on her, and then …

Hong Kong mother 'starved and tortured' her maid

Erwiana Sulistyaningsih accuses her employer of beating and starving her, in a case that has drawn international condemnation<p>An Indonesian maid accused her former employer of subjecting her to a horrifying campaign of abuse and "torture" on Monday on the first day of a high-profile trial in Hong …

Three-car wreck involving black bear leaves 3 dead, 8 injured in Florida

A rare car crash involving a black bear and a chain reaction left three people dead and eight injured in Florida, authorities said.<p>A woman in an SUV hit the 300-pound black bear in a dark, remote road Sunday night, leaving her stranded at Big Cypress Seminole Reservation in the Everglades.<p>A group …

Massive L.A. fire shuts down parts of 2 freeways

LOS ANGELES — Fire officials suspect a massive blaze that destroyed a downtown apartment complex under construction may have been deliberately set.<p>"Certainly one of the things we lean toward is 'was it intentionally set?'" Los Angeles Fire Department Deputy Chief Joseph Castro said at a news …

Pilot with history at Maryland airport among 6 killed in fiery crash

<b>(CNN) —</b> A pilot and CEO of a health research firm, who survived a 2010 mishap involving a plane in Gaithersburg, Maryland, was among six people killed in Gaithersburg Monday when a twin-engine plane crashed into a subdivision.<p>Marie Gemmell and her sons, Cole, 3, and Devon, an infant, were found in …

Sleepy space probe New Horizons awakens for close-up with Pluto

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three billion miles away from Earth, in an unchartered slice of our solar system, a small space probe is shaking off its deep sleep and getting ready to become the first spacecraft to visit Pluto and its moons.<p>It's the "beginning of the mission's primary objective: the exploration of Pluto …