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January 16, 2019 STRONGEST OPPONENTS OF GM FOODS KNOW THE LEAST ABOUT THEMSource: Futurisn
Despite the scientific consensus that GM foods are safe, more than 90 percent of respondents said they were at least somewhat opposed to the foods. In general, the more opposed a person claimed to be, the lower they scored on the...
January 9, 2019 As cancer mortality declines, gap between rich and poor emergesSource: Axios
American deaths from cancer dropped 27% overall from 1991 to 2016, and racial disparities are slowly narrowing, according to a major new report from the American Cancer Society.
January 9, 2019 U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants ClosedSource: NY Times
WASHINGTON — America’s carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in eight years, according to a preliminary estimate published Tuesday.
January 4, 2019 Electric Vehicle Sales Up 130% In 2018, 210% In Q4 2018 — US Electric Car Sales ReportSource: Clean Technica
The big electric vehicles sales stories these days are generally about the Tesla Model 3 walloping the competition. Nonetheless, we like to go back to our roots and explore overall electric vehicle growth at least once a quarter....
December 28, 2018 Collecting clean water from air, inspired by desert lifeSource: PHYS.org
Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble of ingredients. But we can't survive without clean water. And in places where water is scarce—the world's deserts, for...
December 19, 2018 The full story on climate change requires the long viewSource: Science Daily
Researchers offer a new calculation that provides the long view of what nine different world regions have contributed to climate change since 1900. They also show how that breakdown will likely look by 2100 under various emission...
December 12, 2018 Warming and melting Arctic has 'cascading effects' around the globe, 2018 Arctic Report Card saysSource: Accweather
The environmental changes in the Arctic underscore why NOAA continues to invest in Arctic research and activities, which improve the nation’s economic competitiveness, national security, and the sustainable management of natural...
November 26, 2018 Major Trump administration climate report says damage is ‘intensifying across the country’Source: Washington Post
Scientists are more certain than ever that climate change is already affecting the United States — and that it is going to be very expensive.
Source: NBC News
Right now, one climate-linked disaster generally hits at a time, whether it’s forest fires destroying swathes of California, hurricanes flooding Texas and Louisiana and completely devastating Puerto Rico, or heat waves killing...
Scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal agency responsible for publishing yearly mortality data, have themselves predicted that cancer will overtake heart disease as the leading cause of death...
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