Science & Environment

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Game goes into overtime during Lima climate talks

The climate change negotiations went into overtime, with extended session that lasted two days beyond the scheduled adjournment.

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Activists protest oil drilling in Canary Islands

Canarians and tourists formed a giant 'SOS' on a beach in Spain's Canary Island of Fuerteventura protesting oil drilling.

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Blue-Green Alliance calls for planet-wide move to clean energy

"We must act now to address global climate change and promote the creation and maintenance of good jobs in the clean energy economy."

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Alberta pipeline hits swamp with over 15,000 gallons of oil

Yet another major spill in the routinely oil-plagued Alberta, Canada, has left the swamps of Red Earth Creek polluted.

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Lima climate talks and the three-part alliance

The latest in a long series of UN-sponsored talks is convening in Lima, Peru. The goal is to lay the basis for a climate treaty deal in Paris in Nov. 2015.

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Hemingway’s grandsons lead environmentalist delegation to Cuba

A delegation traveled to Cuba to work with researchers to promote cooperation between the United States and Cuba in the field of marine conservation.

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Keystone XL struck down for now

The Keystone XL pipeline is down, but not out; despite losing in the Senate, Republicans threatened to bring the bill back next year.

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Climate agreement with China kills major rightwing argument against carbon curbs

The new agreement removes one of the right wing's major arguments against action to curb global warming.

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A “field of dreams” takes root in West Oakland

After the urban farm is up and running, further plans include a fitness center, a tech business, a juice bar, athletic shoe and clothing manufacturing companies.

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Rare rhino death as poaching worsens

A 34 year-old rhino named Suni, died from natural causes on Oct. 17, at a nature reserve in Kenya, leaving just six northern white rhinos remaining worldwide.

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