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Shared from the 2018-04-10 The Denver Post eEdition Is living near wells hazardous? Colorado study says: Living near an oil and gas well can increase your risk of cancer.   By John Ingold The Denver Post A new study led by researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health concludes that ...
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Shared from the 2018-03-21 The Denver Post eEdition MCDONALD’S TO CUT GREENHOUSE GASES THAT IT IS EMITTING The company behind the golden arches wants to get greener. McDonald’s said Tuesday that it’s taking steps to cut the greenhouse gases it emits, including tweaking the way the beef in its...
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Being close to nature is good for wellbeing, while vegetation is vital for curbing climate change, scientists say By Sophie Davies BARCELONA, March 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a square in central Barcelona, families with young children perch at picnic tables as traffic thunders past and hi...
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Global meat and dairy production and consumption must be cut in half by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change and keep the Paris Agreement on track, says a new Greenpeace report. If left unchecked, agriculture is projected to produce 52% of global greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades, 70%...
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By Patrick Whittle 
The Associated Press PORTLAND, MAINE»Beech trees are dominating the woodlands of the northeastern United States as the climate changes, and that could be bad news for the forests and people who work in them, according to a group of scientists. The scientists say the move toward...
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On Jan 23–26, global leaders gathered once again in Davos, Switzerland, on the occasion of the 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting. In the past few years the global landscape has changed substantially economically and politically, putting our planet seriously in danger, and for the first time t...
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Donald Trump cast doubt on the science of climate change even while saying he’d be open to keeping the U.S. in the Paris climate accord, partly because of his warm relationship with French President Emmanuel Macron. “The ice caps were going to melt, they were going to be gone by now, but now they’r...
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New Climate Censorship Tracker Comes Online This is an important new resource to help us keep track of all the ways the Trump Administration is undermining our ability to  fight climate change, this is against the will of the vast majority of US citizens, we need science data and need to know...
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The administration’s National Security Strategy document omits climate risks. By Umair Irfan  Updated Jan 12, 2018, 3:17pm EST VOX  a move that contradicted nearly three decades of military planning, the Trump administration in December backed away from calling climate change a national ...
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By Seth Borenstein
The Associated Press  Hailstones the size of golf balls fell in Edgewater in May. Insured losses in the Denver area exceeded $2.2 billion, making it the most expensive hailstorm in state history. Seth McConnell, Denver Post file WASHINGTON» With three strong hurricanes, wildfi...
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The past year brought profound setbacks and unexpected silver linings in the world's quest to curb climate change. The U.S. presidential election significantly altered the fight to keep Earth's temperature rise to less than 2 degrees Celsius. Donald Trump entered the White House promising to "undo"...
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Washington, DC— The climate models that project greater amounts of warming this century are the ones that best align with observations of the current climate, according to a new paper from Carnegie’s Patrick Brown and Ken Caldeira published by Nature.  Their findings suggest that the model...
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By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press BOULDER» Summer thunderstorms in North America likely will be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas and worsening flooding, a new study says. Future storms also will be wilder, soaking entire citi...
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The global shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy will continue regardless of political action such as President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement or outbursts from ex-Australian prime ministers, a senior ratings analyst says. "The tide has turned," sa...
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AP-NORC POLL     By Seth Borenstein and Emily Swanson The Associated Press WASHINGTON»Americans want their local officials to take on the challenge of battling global warming now that President Donald Trump is withdrawing the nation an international climate change agreement. That’s ac...
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WASHINGTON» It’s not just this year. The monster hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Jose and Lee that have raged across the Atlantic are contributing to what appears to be the most active period for major storms on record. And the busiest part of hurricane season isn’t even over.   An analysis ...
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A majority of Americans say that global climate change contributed to the severity of recent hurricanes in Florida and Texas, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. That marks a significant shift of opinion from a dozen years ago, when a majority of the public dismissed the role...
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WASHINGTON» It’s not just this year. The monster hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Jose and Lee that have raged across the Atlantic are contributing to what appears to be the most active period for major storms on record. And the busiest part of hurricane season isn’t even over.   An anal...
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AP-NORC POLL   Americans want local leaders to fight warming   By Seth Borenstein and Emily Swanson The Associated Press WASHINGTON»Americans want their local officials to take on the challenge of battling global warming now that President Donald Trump is withdrawing the nation an int...
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The story of creation presents us with a panoramic view of the world. Scripture reveals that, “in the beginning”, God intended humanity to cooperate in the preservation and protection of the natural environment. At first, as we read in Genesis, “no plant of the field was yet in the earth and no herb...
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