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10 Foods Sold in the U.S. That Are Banned Elsewhere

Published: 
Tue, 09/10/2013 - 8:52pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Americans are slowly realizing that food sold in the US doesn’t just taste different than foods sold in other countries, it’s created differently.

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5 Must-See Charts From Major New U.S. Climate Report

Published: 
Thu, 01/17/2013 (All day)

A major new federal climate science assessment, released in draft form on Jan. 11, finds that “climate change is real and accelerating,” and that myriad impacts are already being felt in the U.S., from more frequent, hotter heat waves, to coastal flooding and precipitation extremes.

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Climate assessment delivers a grim overview

Published: 
Wed, 01/16/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

A draft version of a national report details the accelerated effects of climate change across the U.S., describing battered coastlines, devastating rainfall and drought.

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U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years, Report Says

Published: 
Mon, 11/12/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s leading oil producer by about 2017 and will become a net oil exporter by 2030, the International Energy Agency said Monday.

That increased oil production, combined with new American policies to improve energy efficiency, means that the United States will become “all but self-sufficient” in meeting its energy needs in about two decades — a “dramatic reversal of the trend” in most developed countries, a new report released by the agency says.