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October 27, 2017 Yellowstone spawned twin super-eruptions that altered global climateSource: PHYS.org
A new geological record of the Yellowstone supervolcano's last catastrophic eruption is rewriting the story of what happened 630,000 years ago and how it affected Earth's climate. This eruption formed the vast Yellowstone caldera...
Over the next decade, jobs for solar panel installers and wind turbine technicians will grow twice as fast as any other occupation, according to a Bloomberg analysis of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’s biennial employment...
October 26, 2017 EPA to review how clean air, water laws affect energy sector jobsSource: Reuters
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it will review how bedrock laws like the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act affect energy industry job losses, one of several measures U.S. agencies will take...
October 26, 2017 Climate change might be worse than thought after scientists find major mistake in water temperature readingsSource: Independent
The sea was much colder than previously thought, the study suggests, indicating that climate change is advancing at an unprecedented rate
October 25, 2017 Arctic sea ice may be declining faster than expected: studySource: Reuters
CALGARY, Alberta- Arctic sea ice may be thinning faster than predicted because salty snow on the surface of the ice skews the accuracy of satellite measurements, a new study from the University of Calgary said on Tuesday.
October 25, 2017 Plant more trees to combat climate change: scientistsSource: Reuters
Planting forests and other activities that harness the power of nature could play a major role in limiting global warming under the 2015 Paris agreement, an international study showed on Monday.
October 25, 2017 The massive food-safety recall that hit Walmart and Trader Joe’s is actually good newsSource: Quartz
The recall is proof that the modern food-safety system is working. In catching a problem before an illness is reported, lives may have been saved that might have otherwise been jeopardized.
October 25, 2017 Americans want a tax on carbon pollution, but how to get one?Source: The Guardian
Americans are willing to pay a carbon tax that would increase their household energy bills by $15 per month, or about 15%, on average.
October 25, 2017 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill Banning E-Cigarettes, Vaping In Public Indoor SpacesSource: Huff Post
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed a bill on Monday that banned e-cigarettes and vaping systems in public indoor spaces.
Source: Washington Post
The government ministers were facing a new infectious disease outbreak. The mysterious virus was sickening and killing people with alarming speed. Some patients had to be placed on ventilators to help them breathe. The new virus...
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