Humans are causing massive changes in the location of water all over the Earth, NASA says

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A 14-year NASA mission has confirmed that a massive redistribution of freshwater is occurring across the Earth, with middle-latitude belts drying and the tropics and higher latitudes gaining water supplies. The results, which are probably a combination of the effects of climate change, vast human withdrawals of groundwater and simple natural More...

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Someone, somewhere, is making a banned chemical that destroys the ozone layer, scientists suspect

Emissions of a banned, ozone-depleting chemical are on the rise, a group of scientists reported Wednesday, suggesting someone may be secretly manufacturing the pollutant in violation of an international accord. More...

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Emissions of a banned ozone pollutant are on the rise, and scientists say a secret manufacturer is the most likely culprit

CFC-11 is part of a group of ozone pollutants that were banned under a 1987 accord, but emissions have risen 25 percent since 2012, scientists reported Wednesday. Scientists say the most likely explanation is that More...

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At Senate hearing, Scott Pruitt’s spending and ethics once again take center stage

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt received a less-than-warm welcome from both Republicans and Democrats as he returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for a Senate budget hearing, which More...

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By admin On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Scott Pruitt requested, received 24/7 security starting on his first day at EPA

This post has been updated. Scott Pruitt began receiving round-the-clock security from the moment he stepped foot inside the Environmental Protection Agency in February 2017, the agency’s inspector More...

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This could be the biggest advance in aluminum production in 130 years

Apple, the largest publicly traded company in the world, joined a major collaboration last week that could change how it gets one of the key components that makes its ubiquitous gadgets look so sleek More...

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Scott Pruitt requested and received 24/7 security starting on his first day at EPA

Scott Pruitt began receiving round-the-clock security from the moment he stepped foot inside the Environmental Protection Agency in February 2017, the agency’s inspector general revealed Monday. “EPA’s More...

By admin On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Trump, top car executives meet amid struggle over climate rules for automobiles

Executives from top car companies arrived at the White House on Friday amid a looming legal conflict between the Trump administration and primarily Democratic-led states over climate rules for automobiles. “We’ve More...

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EPA signals it will ban toxic chemical found in paint strippers

The Environmental Protection Agency signaled on Thursday it will follow through on an Obama-era proposal to ban paint strippers containing a toxic chemical – leaving lawmakers, environmental groups and More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Pentagon revised Obama-era report to remove risks from climate change

Internal changes to a draft Defense Department report de-emphasized the threats climate change poses to military bases and installations, muting or removing references to climate-driven changes in the Arctic More...