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This green Tea Party star is fighting for solar

Debbie Dooley is no tree-hugger -- but she is the founder of the "Green Tea Coalition," a conservative group pushing solar all over the states.

NFL rookie receivers are having instant impacts in a changing game

John Madden returned the call Saturday morning. He was at a game, naturally, watching his 12-year-old grandson play flag football.

Groundwater Management Lite for California

The California Legislature, in the waning hours of its 2014 session, enacted legislation creating a first-ever  statewide system of groundwater management.  The three-bill package (SB 1168 [Pavley]; SB 1319 [Pavley]; and AB 1719 [Dickinson]) is expected to be signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown before the end of this month, and will take […]

What will happen to the Dodgers if they lose Hyun-Jin Ryu?

It’s the end of the world as we know it … and you feel something decidedly less than fine?

Should Fin Whales Be a Source of Wonder or Meat?

A fresh look at Iceland's fin whale hunts and meat exports to Japan.

Why the Kashmir floods have been so deadly

The disaster highlights the cost of careless urban planning and environmental mismanagement.

Thursday Night Football draws 20.8 million viewers to CBS/NFL Network

CBS' expensive foray into Thursday prime-time NFL games is off to a strong start in the ratings.

Americans are eating better — well, some Americans

If you're wealthy, your diet has improved in the past 15 years -- but if you're not, it's gotten worse.

Stadium Floodlights Powered By Footsteps? Possible, But Pricey

The floodlights of a new soccer field in Brazil are the world’s first to be powered by footsteps. Located in a hilly slum near the center of Rio de Janiero, the soccer field features an energy technology called Pavegen, which generates electricity from the player’s movement. A total of 200 Pavegen panels are installed beneath [...]

Faculty joins students in the call for divestment. We’re going streaking!

Professors lend credibility and campus clout to a movement just beginning to gain momentum.

Poop to Profit: Turning Animal & Plant Waste into Useful Materials

Two social enterprises in India are putting the very poor to work by reclaiming fallen palm leaves and animal poop, and using them as raw materials The post Poop to Profit: Turning Animal & Plant Waste into Useful Materials appeared first on Sustainablog.

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'Henry Danger' and 'Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn': Nick's latest

"Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn," Nickelodeon's latest petri dishes for J-14 pinup stars and Kids Choice Awards presenters, could easily be grouped under the title "The Adventures of Science Fact and Science Fiction."

Success in saving the ozone layer deluded negotiators on global warming

In less than two weeks, world leaders will meet in New York for their first summit on climate change since the disaster in Copenhagen five years ago, to try to create momentum for a new treaty on global warming, due to be concluded in Paris in December 2015. They have some heartening news to help [...]

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