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Carbon limits: Obama's EPA sets terms for tomorrow's cleaner energy industry

We're already paying the costs of climate change. The new power plant emissions standards could not be more timely<p>For citizens of a democratic society, there may be no greater obligation than to act today to protect future generations from the threats of tomorrow.<p>That is what the Obama …

Keystone XL Pipeline Protesters To Obama: 'No Planet Drama'

WASHINGTON -- Despite the gray skies in Washington on Saturday, more than 100 protesters carrying handmade signs showed up in Lincoln Park to call on the Obama administration to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.<p>The protest was part of the "Draw the Line" campaign, a day of action led by the …

Koalas face 'huge' fall in numbers as climate change bites, study warns

Call for change in Australia's land management practices to maintain shaded trees for animals to shelter in by day<p>Koalas could suffer a "huge reduction" in numbers unless Australia changes its land management practices to help mitigate the impact of climate change, a study has found.<p>The research, …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

What's Up With Science's Gender Gap?

Still not sure women face more obstacles than men on the way to a science career? Read Eileen Pollack's story.<p>Now, as ever, it's a tough time to be a lady in science. As <i>Nature</i> wrote in its women in science issue earlier this year: "Despite some progress, women scientists are still paid less, …

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5 Things We Learned About Climate Change

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