Science & Environment

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Today in environmental history: Mojave Desert spared a nuclear waste dump

Ward Valley, Calif., was decided upon in 1988 as the preferred location for a nuclear waste dump to be operated by U.S. Ecology.

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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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Chicago community fights petcoke, pile by pile

For one community, the Windy City has been blowing something other than a healthy breeze.

 

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More than 80 groups urge Pfizer to leave climate-denier ALEC

Over 100 corporations and groups have left ALEC since 2011, when Common Cause and other groups launched a campaign to call public attention to the group's activities.

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New report says oil trains endanger 25 million

"People, wildlife, rivers, and lakes will pay a huge cost for the government's failure to act. It's only a matter of time before the next explosive accident."

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Like a bad neighbor, Chevron is there

Residents, environmentalists and USW members work together to protect the safety and health of refinery workers and citizens living near the Richmond refinery. 

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California poised to lead nation on climate policy

"The bottom line is: common-sense, sensible climate change policy is economic growth policy for the state of California."

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Geneva: On the road to Paris

These negotiations take place against the backdrop of increasingly dire predictions about the results of climate change. 2014 was the hottest year on record.

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