Science & Environment

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At People's Climate Summit: Just transitions and environment

The community development organization members believe that an alternative, clean energy economy can be achieved by empowering the underprivileged and unemployed.

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Hope and disappointment: Bridging two realities in Paris climate deal

"The Paris deal recognizes the reality of the climate threat, but only takes us part of the way."

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GOP out to sabotage climate talks in Paris

This is an effort to undermine the Obama administration's credibility and to sabotage COP 21's potential for success in Paris.

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Cuba and U.S. seal deal on defense of the environment

The agreement streamlines procedures to make it easier for U.S. and Cuban scientists to work toward the biological resources of both countries.

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Heating up climate talks: A reader's guide to COP 21

All eyes will be on Paris when the City of Lights shines upon a hugely significant, potentially historic event - the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP 21.

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Real progress possible at coming Paris climate summit

Hopes are growing for meaningful progress at the UN-sponsored climate change negotiations in Paris, while the need for such action becomes ever more clear.

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Science news roundup: meals, toys, and TV endanger kids

Here are some interesting science stories reported this week relating to both political and social affairs, and health news as well.

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Green news roundup: Keystone XL, Arctic oil drilling get X'ed out

October and November have ushered in victories for environmentalists. Corporations have been soundly defeated or exposed on many fronts.

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This month in history: Are you aware of manatees?

This is a time to reflect on the gentle giants that are Florida's official state marine mammal.

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A cease-fire with nature?

Driving through rugged beauty made us aware of the power of nature and the relative powerlessness of human beings in that kind of environment.

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