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August 25, 2016 Global warming is melting the Greenland Ice Sheet, fastSource: The Guardian
A new study measures the loss of ice from one of world’s largest ice sheets. They find an ice loss that has accelerated in the past few years, and their measurements confirm prior estimates.
August 24, 2016 Human impact on environment may be slowing down: new studySource: Mongabay
Using data from satellites and on-ground surveys, scientists have created maps that show how the impacts of human activities on the environment (or human footprint) have changed over a 16-year period, between 1993 and 2009.
August 17, 2016 Study: Renewable energy still needs natural gas back-upSource: Electric, Light & Power
A recent study from a prestigious economic research organization concludes what many energy industry officials have long said: Expansion of intermittent wind and solar power stills need backup from electricity generated by...
August 17, 2016 Here’s Who’s Buying Up U.S. OilSource: Bloomberg
The U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama agreed in December to end the trade restrictions, which were established after OPEC oil embargoes that crippled U.S. supplies in the 1970s.
Source: Think Progress
Everything you always wanted to know about energy consumption
Source: NBC News
Researchers found that 9,320 lives might be saved annually by reducing of two types of air pollution — ozone and fine particulate matter — to levels below what the Environmental Protection Agency currently requires. In addition,...
August 5, 2016 High Smoking Rates Continue Among Racial, Ethnic Groups, Despite Overall Decline In US: CDCSource: IB Times
Cigarette smoking among Native Americans has seen a high rate in the nation, despite a significant decline in overall adult cigarette smoking since 1964, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report...
July 28, 2016 New study sounds the alarm on dietary supplementsSource: THV 11
Consumer Reports finds certain ingredients in dietary supplements sold around the country can carry major health risks, including heart palpitations, allergic reactions and pain, reports CBS Sports' Dana Jacobson.
July 28, 2016 Highest paid CEOs generate sub-par performanceSource: Houston Chronicle
Promising a CEO a big payout doesn't generate big profits, according to a new study by financial analytics firm MSCI.
Source: CBS News
The same tides that affect ocean waves can trigger earthquakes along California's San Andreas Fault, and scientists unexpectedly find that these quakes are more likely to happen as tides are strengthening, not when they are at...
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