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Hershey bans GM ingredients amid growing backlash over 'Frankenstein food.'

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:30
The firm has announced that it will no longer use genetically modified sugar beet or soya lecithin in its milk chocolate bars and packs of chocolate drop ‘Kisses’.
Categories: Ecological News

Scientists zeroing in on where air pollution goes in winter.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:30
Flying at night over some of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, a team of scientists is trying to get a better idea of exactly how far air pollution travels and how it transforms during the cold, dark days of winter.
Categories: Ecological News

Sea levels in Northeast jumped 5 inches in just 2 years, study finds.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:30
Sea levels in northeastern North America jumped by more than five inches in a two-year period between 2009 to 2010, a rate unprecedented in the history of tide gauge records, a new study found.
Categories: Ecological News

Massachusetts may cut coastal building.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:30
Massachusetts is considering limiting development in “high-hazard” coastal areas after decades of vicious, costly storms and predictions of many more in years to come, according to a state commission’s draft report.
Categories: Ecological News

European carbon market reform set for 2019.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:30
Reforms to strengthen the EU’s flagship policy for cutting carbon, the emissions trading scheme, will start at the end of 2018 following a vote by MEPs on Tuesday.
Categories: Ecological News

Colorado anti-fracking groups launch campaign for statewide ban.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:30
Anti-fracking activists crashed a Colorado oil and gas task force meeting Tuesday and launched a campaign for a statewide ban - a push organizers said could lead to a ballot measure for voters.
Categories: Ecological News

Companies begin to teach climate advocates how to reduce CO2.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:30
Addressing congressional lawmakers about climate change with the argument to limit the risks American businesses face due to rising temperatures is more effective and less politically divisive than pressing politicians to vote a certain way to protect the environment.
Categories: Ecological News

Europe bets on combined heat and power systems.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 19:30
Combined heat and power generators will be a backbone technology in Europe's coming green energy revolution.
Categories: Ecological News

House Dems: Did Big Oil seek to sway scientists in climate debate?

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
A key Democratic lawmaker is seeking an expanded inquiry into whether fossil-fuel companies have been secretly underwriting the research of some of the country’s most prominent scientific skeptics of climate change.
Categories: Ecological News

Panama Canal: Superhighway for invasive species?

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
The canal's expansion may bring a new wave of invasives from Asia to the Gulf and East Coasts, a study says.
Categories: Ecological News

Panama Canal: Superhighway for invasive species?

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
The canal's expansion may bring a new wave of invasives from Asia to the Gulf and East Coasts, a study says.
Categories: Ecological News

US government report outlines foods most prone to pathogens.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
More than 80 percent of cases of a certain E. coli illness were linked to beef and vegetables grown in rows, according to a U.S. government report on Tuesday.
Categories: Ecological News

US government report outlines foods most prone to pathogens.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
More than 80 percent of cases of a certain E. coli illness were linked to beef and vegetables grown in rows, according to a U.S. government report on Tuesday.
Categories: Ecological News

Chicago petcoke announcement raises more questions.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
Chicago residents are unhappy that the city has not done more to limit controversial piles of petroleum coke, or petcoke.
Categories: Ecological News

Chicago petcoke announcement raises more questions.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
Chicago residents are unhappy that the city has not done more to limit controversial piles of petroleum coke, or petcoke.
Categories: Ecological News

Willie Soon: 'Too much ice is really bad for polar bears.'

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
In return for undisclosed funding from a coal utility, the scientist delivered contrarian talks and papers on Arctic melting.
Categories: Ecological News

Willie Soon: 'Too much ice is really bad for polar bears.'

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
In return for undisclosed funding from a coal utility, the scientist delivered contrarian talks and papers on Arctic melting.
Categories: Ecological News

'This is really extreme science': Adrift in the Arctic ice with a shipload of Norwegians.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.
Categories: Ecological News

'This is really extreme science': Adrift in the Arctic ice with a shipload of Norwegians.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.
Categories: Ecological News

Celebs urge Obama to veto, reject Keystone.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:30
More than 100 high-profile actors, musicians and environmentalists joined together Tuesday in urging President Obama to veto legislation authorizing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.
Categories: Ecological News