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Studies have shown that hazardous waste sites have the potential to adversely affect human health and disrupt ecological systems. Florida has the sixth highest...

Deniers Rally Conservatives to Dismiss Climate Science as “Fake News” and Share Breitbart Stories...

The 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), an annual rally of conservative officials and political activists, was set to be a big one —...

UK Banks Continue to Bankroll Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, as Green Party Calls for...

The Green Party has issued a letter to the chief executives of all UK banks currently financing the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline asking them...

Risky business: calculating climate change losses in major European coastal cities

A new study that assesses potential future climate damage to major European coastal cities has found that, if, as currently, global carbon emissions continue...

Forest degradation in the tropics

To conduct the analysis, the UFZ researchers used standardised data from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR- PEN project), based on surveys of...

Asian pollution, heat waves worsen US smog, study shows

An influx of pollution from Asia in the western United States and more frequent heat waves in the eastern U.S. are responsible for the...

Climate research needs greater focus on human populations

Climate change research needs a greater focus on changing population structures when assessing future human vulnerability, argue IIASA researchers in a new perspective article...

Government is Trying to Put Itself Above Environmental Law, Green Groups Warn

The UK government hates to be held accountable in court when it breaks environmental laws like those on air quality. So it has created...

Transforming the carbon economy

Most strategies to combat climate change concentrate on reducing greenhouse gas emissions by substituting non-carbon energy sources for fossil fuels, but a task force...

How a Big Oil Lobbying Network Makes Billions from Taxpayers as North Sea Wells...

Big Oil companies have made billions from exploiting the North Sea’s oil and gas resources. But as it gets harder to squeeze a profit...

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