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There is a 43 percent probability that the Wasatch Front region in Utah will experience at least one magnitude 6.75 or greater earthquake, and...

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Next 10 years critical for achieving climate change goals

In order to have a good chance of meeting the limits set by the Paris Agreement, it will be necessary to both reduce greenhouse...

Nearly two billion people depend on imported food

Researchers show empirically: when population pressure increases, food is imported. The big issue, say authors of a new report, is that people may not...

How one business is turning green grass into a green gas.

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Scott Pruitt faces anger from right over EPA finding he won’t fight.

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Zunum Aero's hybrid electric jet Is the Chevy Volt of planes.

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Obama’s ‘clean coal’ investments are starting to pay off, just in time for Trump’s...

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Coal lobby says it is exploring building new US plant.

The Castle Gate coal-fired power plant near Helper, Utah. Could new coal plants be underway in the United States? The industry hopes so. Photo...

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