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So Roundup “probably” causes cancer. This means what, exactly?

The WHO's new classification of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, puts it in the company of night shifts and wood smoke as a carcinogen. Sunshine is worse.

How American journalists deal with climate deniers

Political reporters still treat climate denialism as though it's a normal campaign position. What's the alternative?

Watch this Florida official awkwardly avoid saying “climate change”

After a state employee had to take a mental health evaluation for using the words “climate change,” officials aren't taking any chances.

10 cities drearier than Seattle

As Seattlites know, dreariness isn't all about cloud cover.

How to talk (and eat) like an oyster pro

Here’s a quick cheat sheet so you can hang with the cool kids next time you visit the raw bar.

Half of Paris just took a mandatory day off of driving

What's a city to do when smog reaches toxic levels? Cue the car bans, of course.

Ranger drone could help fight against rhino poaching

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology designed by Spanish engineers will be used to fight rhino poachers in national parks in Africa. The ranger drone is fitted with thermal vision that can report potential irregularities in real time.

No, gentrification does not solve the problem of segregation

When gentrification begins, neighborhoods can become more integrated and diverse -- but too often, they then end up predominantly white.

Conference On California’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plans for “2030 and Beyond”

The California State Bar Environmental Law Section is holding a conference on April 16th entitled “2030 and Beyond: The Next Phase of Greenhouse Gas Reduction in California.” The event is co-sponsored by Berkeley Law’s Center for Law, Energy and the Environment (CLEE). As Legal Planet readers know, AB 32’s 2020 due date is soon approaching […]

The Grid is Always Greener …

It seems to be an undeniable part of human nature. When we consider making changes – whether it has to do with the place where we live, the business we are in, or the partner we choose – we tend to compare the flaws of the thing we know to the ideal version of the […]

There’s Gold In That Poop! Mining Precious Metals From Human Waste

A paper at this week's American Chemical Society meeting will discuss extracting microscopic precious metals from human waste The post There’s Gold In That Poop! Mining Precious Metals From Human Waste appeared first on Sustainablog...

Google’s splashy campus plan aims to rewrite the office park book

The Silicon Valley giant has unveiled eye-catching designs for its new office complex. Also: It wants to build oodles of new housing.

Given new powers, Pakistanis take on illegal loggers

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For decades, illegal loggers have been hacking away at the forests of Gilgit-Baltistan in northern Pakistan while facing few penalties....

Western Europe to see cooler temperatures April-June: WSI

LONDON (Reuters) - Below normal temperatures are expected in Britain and western Europe from April to June but Scandinavia and eastern Europe will continue to have above normal temperatures, Weather Services International (WSI) said on Monday.

Our Meat Obsession May Kill Us. But Not How You Think.

The world is using more antibiotics than ever before—and showing no signs of stopping. A new analysis published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science predicts that worldwide consumption of the drugs will grow 67 percent by 2030. Show More Summary

Chile environmental court rules Barrick project did not harm glaciers

(Reuters) - Chile's Environmental Court ruled on Monday that Barrick Gold Corp's halted Pascua-Lama gold and silver project has not damaged glaciers within its "area of influence," the Toronto-based gold producer said....

BP drops out of conservative ALEC policy group

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oil company BP said on Monday it has stopped supporting conservative political group ALEC, becoming the latest corporation to end its membership in a group critics say works to deny the existence of climate change.

Cyclone crosses remote Australian coast near evacuated island

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Tropical Cyclone Nathan smashed into northern Australia on Tuesday bringing gale-force winds and heavy rainfall to one of the country's most remote regions....

8 bright ideas for a cleaner future

Check out the awesome finalists from OpenIDEO's Renewable Energy Challenge.

Drones May Soon Get the Okay to Deliver For Amazon

The FAA still has to approve, but it may happen soon, along with flying cars Trending drones Amazon

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