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August 14, 2015 Fifteen US states seek to block Obama's clean power planSource: The Guardian
Attorneys general for 15 other states issued a statement supporting the EPA rules to cut emissions and saying they would oppose legal efforts to block them
August 14, 2015 Rich nations’ climate plans fall short of hopes for Paris summitSource: Reuters
Developed nations are on track to cut their greenhouse emissions by almost 30 percent by 2030, Reuters calculations show, falling far short of a halving suggested by a U.N. panel of scientists as a fair share to limit climate...
August 14, 2015 This Year’s El Niño Could Be the Strongest Ever RecordedSource: Time
The world could be headed for one of the strongest El Niños in recorded history, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday. A strong El Niño event would disrupt weather patterns across the globe,...
The environmental crew had one job: pump out and treat contaminated water at the Gold King Mine in southern Colorado. Instead, when the workers for the Environmental Protection Agency used heavy equipment to enter the defunct...
Source: Weather Channel
In what its editors say was "one of the most striking changes in the publication's history," National Geographic's 10th edition of its annually published Atlas of the World -- which was released in September 2014 -- included a...
climate-conscious Calgary firm is readying itself to pull carbon - and eventually cash - out of thin air with a new pilot project in B.C.. Carbon Engineering, founded in 2009 by climate and energy expert David Keith, is a month...
August 12, 2015 13 states ask judge to delay new federal water ruleSource: Contra Costa Times
BISMARCK, N.D. — Thirteen states led by North Dakota asked a federal judge on Monday to delay a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters.
August 12, 2015 Here Are America’s Greenest CollegesSource: Time
The University California, Irvine (UCI) took the top spot as the greenest school in the United States for the second year in a row, according to the Sierra Club’s annual rankings of sustainable universities.
August 12, 2015 How The U.S. Helped Iran Manage Its Water Crisis
Iranian LLC - Iran has been in the throes of a water crisis for the past 16 years. Just two years ago, a study by the îWorld Resources Instituteî ranked Iran as the world's 24th most water-stressed nation. The...
August 12, 2015 96m water-saving shade balls released into LA reservoir – videoSource: The Guardian
The final tranche of 96m black plastic shade balls is released into the Los Angeles reservoir at Sylmar, to help improve water quality and prevent evaporation. The LA water and power department began pouring the balls into the...
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