Environment

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The humpback comeback

By David Sonju
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Environment | Fifty years ago, fewer than 1,500 humpback whales remained, stirring an international effort to ban commercial whaling operations. The population has steadily…

Signs and Wonders: R.A. Dickey knuckles down on humanitarian efforts

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Dickey delivers. It’s been a while since I’ve written about my favorite pro athlete, Toronto Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey. And it’s not because he…

Signs and Wonders: Seattle police prepare for mass munchie epidemic

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | A cultural rubicon. Hempfest, a three-day festival expected to attract 85,000 people per day, begins today in Seattle. It will be the first year for the…

Soil and gas

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | New Orleans officials want energy companies to pay billions to restore the coast

Evaluating gas leak damage in the Gulf of Mexico

By Jesse Yow
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Environment | Eight days after a gas well blowout off Louisiana’s coast, what have we learned about safety and environmental issues involved in drilling there for…

The left’s conundrum: The environment or the poor

By D.C. Innes
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Energy | There is a fossil fuel revolution underway that will make America energy independent in the near future. But the American left receives these glad tidings as…

River music

By Sophia Lee
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Lifestyle | Revitalized attitudes toward urban rivers and nature are spurring reclamation efforts nationwide

Carbon decree

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | Obama will regulate CO2 as a pollutant, but to what effect?

Forestry mismanagement feeds fire danger

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Environment | In the midst of a particularly deadly fire season—a blaze in Yarnell, Ariz., killed 19 firefighters last month and more than two dozen wildland fires are…

President’s energy plan could hurt poor

By Andrew Branch
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Environment | President Barack Obama rolled out his plan for massive energy reform yesterday at Georgetown University. His pledge to cut carbon emissions by 17 percent…

Oceans turn up the AC on global warming

Oceans turn up the AC on global warming

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | The world’s oceans acted like giant air conditioners during the last decade, according to a new study. By absorbing heat from the air, the oceans played a…

Fatal regulation

Fatal regulation

By E. Calvin Beisner
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Environment | Why should Americans be glad that the Obama administration has delayed new Environmental Protection Agency regulations on ozone and greenhouse gas emissions,

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