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Oct 22

Reducing UK CO2 Emissions By 60%

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Reducing UK CO2 Emissions By 60% This article shows how the UK can achieve a 60% reduction on the total year 2000 CO2 emissions, i.e. to reduce the emission of CO2 in the UK to 40% of the 2000 emissions. It describes the development of an integrated energy system for the UK which will enable …

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Oct 12

Looming Water Crisis Leads To Formation of Panel by 20 Former World Leaders

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The impending ‘water crisis’ has led twenty former heads of state, including former US president Bill Clinton, former Mexican president Vicente Fox, and former Japanese prime minister Yasuo Fukuda, warned Tuesday of the potential for a “water crisis” and have agreed to create a panel which will help to relieve a worldwide leadership gap on …

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Oct 04

Hungary Red Toxic Sludge Leak Mud Reaches Danube River

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Europe’s second largest river, the Danube River, has been infiltrated by the red toxic sludge leak from Hungary on Thursday as officials continue to work to contain as much of the leak as possible. A top disaster official for Hungary said it had reached the river, but officials believe that the PH levels have dropped …

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Oct 03

USDA New School Lunch Standards Announced By First Lady Michelle Obama & Rachael Ray & Vilsack

Just Say no to Bad School Lunches!

The USDA new school lunch standards were announced yesterday by First Lady Michelle Obama, celebrity chef Rachael Ray, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack at the Parklawn elementary school in Alexandra, VA, thus making the days of square pizzas and beef burritos in school cafeterias numbered. First lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced …

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Sep 05

Climate Roadmap Proposal for UN Deal by 2015 Proposed by EU Climate Diplomat

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A climate roadmap has been proposed by the European Union’s top climate diplomat on Nov 5, 2011 for the European Union which could lead to a comprehensive deal by the year 2015 has been well received. Currently, negotiations being conducted under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have had little success ever since …

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Aug 17

Calif. regulators OK major greenhouse gas rules

AP – California regulators on Thursday approved the first system in the nation to give polluting companies such as utilities and refineries financial incentives to emit fewer greenhouse gases. Yahoo! Green News

Jul 29

GOP Led House Passes Cut Version Of Obama’s Energy Bill By $6 Billion

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On Friday, the Republican led House passed a 30.6 billion dollar energy bill covering the Energy Department and the Army Corps of Engineers programs. The final cost was $1 billion less than this years budget, and $6 billion less the President Barack Obama’s request for the energy and water projects. The Republican leaders called it …

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Jul 17

Climate Change Denial Curriculum Moving into Public School Science Classrooms

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Climate change denial curriculum is moving into public school science classrooms according to the LA Times, and a new flash point has emerged in American science education that surmounts the battle over evolution, as scientists and educators are reporting growing resistance to the study of man-made climate change in middle and high school classrooms. Scientific …

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Jul 13

Germany Cucumber Crisis Grows as 14 Reported Dead

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On Monday, Germany held cucumber crisis talks amid reports that at least 14 people have died and hundreds more have fallen ill in an outbreak of a highly virulent strain of bacteria that was linked to imported cucumbers. Belgium and Russia have banned the import of vegetables from Spain, which is believed to be the …

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Jul 07

EPA Postpones Toxic Pollution Regulations

EPA Toxic Pollution Regulations Postponed

The Environmental Protection Agency or EPA for short has decided to indefinitely delay regulations to reduce the amount of toxic pollution from both boilers and incinerators. This move comes in response to a request from industry groups, which claim it would be too expensive. What price do we put on human lives these days, or …

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