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05-27-2022
How Earth’s orbit drives global ice age cycles
A new study led by Cardiff University has shed more light on how the tilting and wobbling of the Earth as it orbits around the Sun has influenced the melting of ice sheets in the Northern Hemisphere over the past two million years. This phenomenon drives the succession of global ice age cycles.  Scientists have long known that the waxing and waning of the massive ice sheets from the Northern Hemisphere results from changes in the geometry of Earth’s orbit around the Sun.  According to the experts,...
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09-22-2016
Group accuses TV makers of misleading consumers about energy consumption
An environmental group accused three major television manufacturers Wednesday of...
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09-22-2016
Rainwater harvesting is taking off in Mexico
Edgar Serralde Galicia lives in a part of Mexico City...
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09-22-2016
Exxon agrees to Yellowstone River oil spill settlement
Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay $12 million for...
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09-22-2016
European Union chief is blasting member states over Paris Agreement
The head of the European Union's executive arm is lambasting...
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09-21-2016
The summer of 2016 was full of record-smashing extremes
This summer's weather was relentless and hellish, crowded with the...
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09-21-2016
Paris Agreement on climate change passes key threshold
Thirty-one countries formally joined the Paris Agreement on climate change...
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09-21-2016
Ugandan wildlife dying from intense drought
A Ugandan wildlife official says scores of animals have died...
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09-21-2016
US wildlife refuges are suffering from staff shortages
Hundreds of national wildlife refuges that provide critical habitat for...
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09-21-2016
Hippopotamus teeth reveal clues about past environmental changes
Loss of megaherbivores such as elephants and hippos can allow...
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09-21-2016
Harmful chemicals are found in household dust
Household dust exposes people to a wide range of toxic...
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09-20-2016
Twenty more countries expected to join Paris Agreement on climate change
At least 20 countries are expected to formally join the...
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09-20-2016
Whole Foods reaches environmental settlement with the EPA
Whole Foods Market Inc. has reached a $3.5 million settlement...
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