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Air pollution dangerously high for almost half of U.S., report finds<p>Apr 30, 2014 6:18 PM EDT SciTech<p>By Michael Roppolo / CBS News<p>Almost half of the …

Pollution

More, bigger wildfires burning western U.S., study shows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years – a trend that could …

Wrong Direction’: World Carbon Pollution Hits Record, Scientists Say

The world pumped more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced ahead of a United Nations summit on climate change. Led by China, the United States and India, the world sent an estimated 39.8 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the air last year by burning coal, …

Climate Change

New Model Can Track Movement Of Giant 'Garbage Patches' On Ocean Surfaces

There are at least five big patches of garbage floating around the planet's oceans and some are as big as the state of Texas, scientists said in a …

New Report: Pensacola, Orlando and Tampa/St. Petersburg Named Smoggiest Metropolitan Areas in the State

<i>Tallahassee and Tampa, Florida -</i> Today Environment Florida released a new report showing that Pensacola, Orlando, and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater …