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Climate Change Is Already Sparking A New Era Of Fishing Wars, Study Finds

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Mon, 06/18/2018 - 1:37pm

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.

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Recycling centers continue to struggle, driving California recycling rates down

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Wed, 06/21/2017 (All day)

In a state that prides itself as a global leader in protecting the environment, recycling rates for beverage containers have dropped to their lowest point in almost a decade amid the continued closing of centers that pay for bottles and cans and the fallout from changes to California’s recycling program.

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The biggest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history was just approved. VW buybacks start soon

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Wed, 10/26/2016 (All day)

Volkswagen took a big step toward trying to fix its tattered reputation Tuesday as a federal judge formally approved a $14.7-billion settlement of the automaker’s emissions cheating case.

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Tapping landfills to generate power seemed smart. So why is the industry threatened?

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Tue, 10/25/2016 (All day)

Tapping methane produced from decaying garbage in landfills to generate electricity was among California’s earliest experiments in renewable energy.

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Why Natural Gas Could Be the Bridge Fuel to Nowhere

Published: 
Wed, 09/07/2016 (All day)

For decades, coal-fired power dominated the U.S. energy supply—and was a leading source of greenhouse gas emissions.