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314 Bird Species Threatened by Climate Change

A new report from the National Audubon Society says climate change is threatening 314 bird species with possible extinction. From America's national mascot, the bald eagle, to the feathered friends th…

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Keystone XL Pipeline Impact… Worse Than Predicted

If the controversial northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline is approved and built, the resulting amount of carbon emitted into earth's atmosphere could be up to four times greater than the U.S. St…

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Is Climate Change Causing Your Kidney Stones?

More people are getting kidney stones, and a new study suggests that rising temperatures may have something to do with it. More than half a million people visit U.S. emergency rooms each year due to k…

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Polar Vortex: It’s Baaack (Or Is It?)

You say potato, I say Polar Vortex. But whatever we call it, unusally cold air is predicted to blanket the Upper mid-West and Northeast next week, driving summer temperatures down 10 to 30 degrees …

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NY Times Andrew Revkin On Sustainability (Plus His Great Guitar Performance!)

On Dot Earth for The New York Times, environmental journalist Andrew Revkin examines the efforts to balance human affairs with Earth's limits, tracking relevant developments "from suburbia to Siber…

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Climate Change is Making Our Food Less Healthy

I wish I had better news for you, but a new study shows that climate change is making our food less healthy. The study, which was recently published in Nature, finds that increased CO2 levels will les…

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How Climate Change Crushed My Cars

This is not hot news or anything, but some of us are still feeling the effects of super storm Sandy. She was mean. She tossed very large trees across our yard, which totaled not one, but two of ou…

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3 WTF Environmental Stories–Just in Time for Earth Day!

With Earth Day right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to summarize a few of the latest (excuse my language) WTF environmental stories I stumbled upon this week. But don't worry---it's n…

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United Nations Blames Humans for 2013′s Extreme Weather

The newest "Status of the Climate Report" from the United Nations states that global warming is predominately caused by human activity. The climate report for 2013 was based on data from three indepen…

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Greek Yogurt Takes HOW Much Water?! (Plus More Green News From the Week)

Dairy products require a whole lot of water—and many of them come from drought-ridden California. California is experiencing one of its driest years in the past half millennium. It also happens to …

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