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Solar power producers hesitate to embrace new DWP program
By Catherine Saillant, Los Angeles Times Storm clouds hovered over the San Fernando Valley, but businessman Jack Engel was smiling as he pointed to a row of solar inverters at one of two commercial warehouses he owns in Sun Valley. Power was being generated despite the weather, no problem.
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Environmental Fund and Wal-Mart Team Up to Cut Waste
Bundled cardboard from Wal-Mart for recycling. The retailer says it reuses or recycles 80 percent of the waste in domestic stores.
Warming Atlantic primes the Amazon for fire
The warming Atlantic Ocean is drawing moisture away from the Western Amazon, drying the rainforest and catching residents by surprise. 'We weren't prepared.' By Barbara Fraser for The Daily Climate
Nasa scientist: climate change is a moral issue on a par with slavery
Prof Jim Hansen to use lecture at Edinburgh International Science Festival to call for worldwide tax on all carbon emissions.
Uranium Mines Dot Navajo Land, Neglected and Still Perilous
Weather Runs Hot and Cold, So Scientists Look to the Ice
For New Generation of Power Plants, a New Emission Rule From the E.P.A.
Amy Sancetta/Associated Press A coal-fired power plant in Ohio. New coal plants will face hurdles under the proposed rule. By FELICITY BARRINGER
Clouded readings of EPA study of Dimock water, featured in 'Gasland'
All red meat is bad for you, new study says
Eating any amount and any type of red meat increases the risk of premature death, a new study says. (William Thomas Cain / Getty Images / March 12, 2012)