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Sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs, from the bottom of the New Bedford Harbor is the number one source of airborne PCBs in...

Effects of weather variability on maple syrup production studied

Some farmers in the United States and Canada have noticed that the quantity and quality of their maple syrup is changing with climate variability....

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Former Harper minister welcomes Trump admin's re-opening of climate debate.

U.S. President Donald Trump's climate change denial is a welcome opportunity to debate the science of human-caused global warming, former federal Conservative minister Joe...

Indonesian Supreme Court orders Jokowi administration to hand over palm oil permit data.

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Trudeau says he will succeed on energy where his father and Stephen Harper failed.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used his speech to the CERAWeek conference in Houston, Texas to say he will succeed on the energy file where his...

Pressed, not baked: A green recipe for making tiles and bricks.

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Tesla says its batteries could fix Australia's energy problems in 100 days.

74 reading now They are only starting to gain a foothold in the Australian market, but could batteries provide a near overnight solution to the...

Tillerson steps away from possible pipeline decisions.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who previously served as the CEO of oil and gas giant ExxonMobil, has recused himself from any decisions regarding...

What slashing the EPA's budget by one-quarter would really mean.

The Trump Administration's proposed slashing of the Environmental Protection Agency's budget threatens to reduce the agency's resources to levels not seen since its formative...

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