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20/4/2014
Kew Gardens is a “national jewel” and it would be a “tragedy” if its funding is cut excessively, Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith has warned. Mr Goldsmith, a former editor of The Ecologist magazine, urged the Department for Environment, ...   
20/4/2014
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help ...   
20/4/2014
OK, can we please stop pretending biofuel made from corn is helping the planet and the environment? With huge subsidies for ethanol in gasoline, with all States now selling gasoline having some ethanol blend, and a general misconception that ...   
20/4/2014
Maybe the Mississippi river delta isn't doomed after all. Upstream dams on the rivers that run through the delta were thought to be starving it of the sediment it needs to stay above sea level -- but now it seems there's enough sand to feed the ...   
20/4/2014
With the click of a computer mouse, the potential risks of rising sea levels will soon be searchable - by ZIP code - for all U.S. coastal communities. An online mapping tool will show how much sea levels are expected to rise in each ...   
20/4/2014
One of Indonesia's most unique biosphere reserves is at risk of being destroyed by forest fires unless local and national government can work together to save it, a UNESCO expert says. Covering around 700,000 hectares of the Bengkalis ...   
20/4/2014
Could ethanol be worse for the environment than gasoline? A new study says yes. The study, paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in ...   
20/4/2014
In the week ahead, a coalition of tribal communities, ranchers, farmers and allies calling itself the 'Cowboy Indian Alliance' plans to lead a series of protests, ceremonies, and direct actions in the heart of Washington, DC in order to drive ...   
20/4/2014
Biofuels - ethanol - were trumpeted as being a renewable alternative to fossil fuels for decades. Finally, in 2005, it got the mandates and subsidies environmentalists insisted were necessary to make inroads against a mature industry like ...   
20/4/2014
The Obama administration has once again punted the politically charged decision on the Keystone XL pipeline in a move that will likely delay a final ruling past November's congressional elections. The U.S. State Department said Friday it ...   
20/4/2014
Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline will take a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.Fat chance.An indefinite ...   
20/4/2014
Scientists are warning that wheat is facing a serious threat from a fungal disease that could wipe out the world’s crop if not quickly contained. Wheat rust, a devastating disease known as the “polio of agriculture”, has spread from Africa to ...   
20/4/2014
Mark Kitchell’s 1990 Oscar nominated documentary, Berkeley in the Sixties, covered the campus activism that disrupted the House Un-American Activities Committee’s hearings, launched the Free Speech Movement, fought the police at People’s Park and ...   
20/4/2014
Across the western United States, wildfires grew bigger and more frequent in the past 30 years, according to a new study that blames climate change and drought for the worsening flames. "It's not just something that is localized to ...   
20/4/2014
Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change. The findings by a University ...   
20/4/2014
After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale oil and ...   
20/4/2014
The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will reinforce a White House strategy to energize President Barack Obama's liberal-leaning base before fall elections in which Democrats risk losing control of the U.S. ...   
20/4/2014
Wisconsin can protect its place as the leading supplier of sand for the nation’s fracking boom provided it has good regulations in place and promptly addresses any nuisance concerns raised by neighbors of the state’s fast-multiplying sand-mining ...   
20/4/2014
lants with the ability to regulate the timing of germination in response to environmental cues are more likely to spin off new species and are better at dealing with weather threats from climate change.Plants whose seeds put off sprouting ...   
19/4/2014
In the Climate One video clip Trevor Houser, a partner in the Rhodium Group and climate negotiator at the 2009 COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen discusses a “middle road” for natural gas.Despite the good news that at the end of 2012 ...   
19/4/2014
The geological marvel known to Texas oilmen as the Eagle Ford Shale Play is buried deep underground, but at night you can see its outline from space in a twinkling arc that sweeps south of San Antonio toward the Rio Grande. The light ...   
19/4/2014
Current specimen collection methods are threatening endangered species, a team of researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) says. In a time when habitat loss and global climate change are already causing concern, biologists are ...   
19/4/2014
The Keystone XL Pipeline hit a delay again Friday as the federal government announced it needs more time to study the controversial project, according to a statement by the Department of State. TransCanada, the company that proposes to ...   
19/4/2014
Ministers were last night accused of breaking the law by cutting funding to Kew Gardens, a move that will axe 120 jobs at the world’s leading centre for conservation and plant science. Nearly 50,000 people have signed an online petition ...   
19/4/2014
Massive wildfires are on the increase in the Western USA due to rising temperatures and worsening drought from climate change, and the trend could continue in the decades to come, new research suggests.Overall, the number of large ...   

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