Global Warming: Nature Can’t Save Us From Ourselves

Global Warming

The notion that nature itself will act as a check on the atmospheric excesses of humanity has long held a fair amount of appeal, not least because it draws on a nugget of high-school science that most people can quickly comprehend. Plants inhale carbon dioxide, after all — they need it to grow. Add more CO2 to the air, as human civilization has More...

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Obama Administration And Wildlife Advocates Strike Deal On Endangered Species Act Protections
By Matt On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Obama Administration And Wildlife Advocates Strike Deal On Endangered Species Act Protections

A federal judge was asked Tuesday to approve a pair of deals between the Obama administration and wildlife advocates that would require the government to consider greater protections for hundreds of imperiled animals More...

California Deploys Wasps, Scientists Highlight More Green Alternatives To Pesticides
By Matt On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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California Deploys Wasps, Scientists Highlight More Green Alternatives To Pesticides

The 15 million wasp eggs scattered across neighborhoods in Sacramento and San Luis Obispo counties represent a rare return to historical methods of pest control. Deployed last week, the eggs will soon give rise More...

Carbon Capture Project By American Electric Power Co. Put On Hold
By Matt On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Carbon Capture Project By American Electric Power Co. Put On Hold

American Electric Power Co. said Thursday it was putting a hold on its plans for a commercial-scale carbon dioxide capture and storage project in West Virginia because of uncertainty surrounding U.S. climate policy More...

The Importance Of Scooping Your Dog's Poo
By Matt On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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The Importance Of Scooping Your Dog’s Poo

Performer Martin Luther sings to the familiar tune of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” as he swoops in to “bag it up” — the artist’s hand shielded by a plastic doggie bag, of More...

Yellowstone River: Exxon To Drain Oil From Failed Pipeline
By Matt On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Yellowstone River: Exxon To Drain Oil From Failed Pipeline

LAUREL, Mont. — Exxon Mobil Corp. said Wednesday that it plans to use vacuum trucks to suck any remaining oil from a failed pipeline near Laurel that spilled an estimated 42,000 gallons of crude into the Yellowstone More...