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Muscatine Coal Plant
Despite new, stricter pollution rules by EPA, the coal industry in Muscatine may get a pass from the agency until new data or models are produced
An Iowa town with the worst air quality in the state is again under EPA scrutiny after years of...
Mar 31, 2011 | Read More
Scientists are hanging heaters over crop fields to simulate temperatures in 2050. Their goal: to understand climate impacts on food and help farmers adapt
Farmers fed up with climate change-induced heat waves, droughts and flooding may one day get to...
Mar 9, 2011 | Read More
An outcrop of methane hydrates, underwater.
The findings underscore how little is understood about the behavior of gases in oceans, as countries launch the first gas hydrate drilling programs
BP's Deepwater Horizon catastrophe is commonly referred to as the Gulf oil spill, but liquid oil...
Mar 3, 2011 | Read More
Three Mile Island nuclear station
A pair of legal actions against the Nuclear Regulatory Commission raises fresh questions over how and where to store the nation's growing nuclear waste
President Obama has won wide bipartisan support for his determination to revive American nuclear...
Mar 3, 2011 | Read More
Welcome to South Dakota highway sign
TransCanada has qualified as a 'common carrier' in the states along Keystone XL, a designation that has stumped some attorneys, advocates and observers
Editor's Note: In this three-part series, SolveClimate News examines how landowners along the six-...
Mar 2, 2011 | Read More
Elementary school building
Participation from schools in the government's 'Energy Star' program shot up last year to include 130 districts, up from 54 in 2009, and just six in 2005
Facing budget squeezes, America's school districts have found new resolve to conserve energy and...
Mar 1, 2011 | Read More
Rural Montana
Some U.S. landowners along the Keystone XL route say they are being 'pushed around' and 'intimidated' by TransCanada, an accusation the energy giant denies
Editor's Note: In this three-part series, SolveClimate News examines how landowners along the six-...
Mar 1, 2011 | Read More
TransCanada has gathered easements to use the property of 5,354 landowners along the oil pipeline's route. Some in Oklahoma are among the last holdouts
Editor's Note: In this three-part series, SolveClimate News examines how landowners along the six-...
Feb 28, 2011 | Read More
Swimming polar bear
Near the top of the Arctic food web, polar bears and ice seals are facing dire pressures from heat-trapping industrial gases
In the Arctic, ringed seals and other ice-associated pinnipeds aren't merely the polar bear's prey...
Feb 27, 2011 | Read More
Truck with smoke coming out of tailpipe
EPA 's budget eliminates a $60 million program to curb soot, as UN scientists report that tackling such pollutants is key to fighting climate change
WASHINGTON—Environmental organizations weren't feeling any love on Valentine's Day when the White...
Feb 25, 2011 | Read More