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LA Areas With the Dirtiest Air
Los Angeles consistently ranks among the cities with the worst air pollution. But how does the air quality vary from neighborhood to neighborhood?
Climate Change Is Already Sparking A New Era Of Fishing Wars, Study Finds
Fish are migrating more than 40 miles per decade as the oceans heat up, pushing populations into fisheries where other countries have exclusive rights and setting the stage for an era of surging international conflict, new research has found.
McDonald’s to Switch to Paper Straws in Britain as Country Turns Against Plastic
LONDON — The queen has backed efforts to curb the use of plastics. The Church of England has encouraged a similar push. The British government plans to legislate to require it.
Hawaii Becomes First State To Ban Widely-Used Pesticide Found To Be Harmful To Kids
Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to ban the use of pesticides containing chlorpyrifos, a widely-used chemical that’s been linked to severe developmental delays in children and other health risks.
Antarctica’s ice is shrinking at an unprecedented rate that could imperil coastal regions worldwide
The Antarctic ice sheet lost nearly 3 trillion metric tons of ice from 1992 to 2017, and its rate of loss over that time tripled in West Antarctica, according to an international collaboration involving about 80 scientists.
The Beef Of The Future Is Here, And It’s Not Made Of Meat
There’s something about a hamburger that can take over your mind in an instant. Upon a whiff of sizzling meat, the brain has a new primary objective: Get meat.
Time to take 'time of use' for a test drive?
Summer is a time of year when utility bills often spike, as people crank up appliances and devices such as air conditioners and swimming pool pumps that use lots of energy.

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