Science & Environment

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New York City climate change activists strategize for future

Activists attended a forum on proposed climate and environmental legislation for New York City.

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Most Catholics worried about climate change

"We find that a solid majority of Catholics think global warming is happening (70 percent)."

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Activists use impetus of Climate March to invoke justice

Labor, climate, and community activists met to turn the passion of the People's Climate March into a movement.

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World's largest indoor farm putting down roots in New Jersey

The Newark-based farm will take the space currently being occupied by an abandoned steel factory, with the first phase of operations there to begin later this year.

Hell on rails: West Virginia burning after crude oil train derailment

The fires from the derailment in Fayette County continued to burn Tuesday morning, and emergency shelters for hundreds of people who had to evacuate after the derailment remain open.

Even amidst climate change, geoengineering is not the answer

Geoengineering was once considered a fringe idea, but in these climatically desperate times some are arguing for desperate measures.

Trial and justice delayed for Blankenship, the coal criminal

In the world of capitalism, King Coal, and the law, things don't always go as the people might expect.

GOP drafting bill to let asbestos manufacturers off the hook

"Had these companies shared the information they knew about the dangers of asbestos, countless lives would have been saved."

Top scientists: Test use of poison to re-engineer climate

"You're talking about potentially changing weather and climate. You don't want to do that without as good an understanding as you can possibly have."

Obama defends wildlife refuge, leaves other areas vulnerable to oil drilling

Millions more acres would be declared "wilderness," enjoying the highest level of protection possible for public lands, effectively preserving the area and its ecosystem.