Scientific American: Energy & Sustainability
Creepy Swimmer's Itch Parasite in Northern Lakes Can Scratch Summer Fun
Mon, 29 May 2017 13:00:00 GMT
[INVALID] Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of an avian schistosome cercaria.
Highways Could Help Bears and Butterflies
Mon, 29 May 2017 11:30:00 GMT
Smart design and roadside management could actually improve the odds for wildlife

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Hunting Big Game: Why People Kill Animals for Fun
Sun, 28 May 2017 11:30:00 GMT
Thousands of people each year visit wild spaces across Africa with guns in hand. They’re playing a dangerous game

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Trees Beat Lawns for Water Hungry L.A.
Sat, 27 May 2017 17:11:00 GMT
Evaporation from overwatered lawns cost the city of Los Angeles 70 billion gallons of wasted water a year. But the city's trees were much thriftier. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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Greenland Glacier Melt Actually Warped Earth's Crust
Fri, 26 May 2017 16:30:00 GMT
A glacier in western Greenland, with a meltwater lake visible in the center.
Brood Awakening: 17-Year Cicadas Emerge 4 Years Early
Fri, 26 May 2017 10:45:00 GMT
Close up of a 17 year locust or Magi cicada periodical cicadas.
Scientists at Work: Forecasting the Atlantic Hurricane Season
Thu, 25 May 2017 21:00:00 GMT
A behind-the-scenes look at how Colorado State University atmospheric scientists prepare their predictions for this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1

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NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic
Thu, 25 May 2017 19:15:00 GMT
Satellite view of Hurricane Leslie over the Atlantic Ocean.
Will Carbon Capture and Storage Ever Work?
Thu, 25 May 2017 18:15:00 GMT
Researchers are chalking out a plan that could bridge the gap between where the technology stands and where it needs to go

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Because It's Not There: Climbers May Face Danger If Everest's Hillary Step Collapsed
Thu, 25 May 2017 12:45:00 GMT
A glacier scientist and expert climber weighs in on the high-altitude mystery surrounding the summit’s icy rock face

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Trump Budget Still Funds One Big Climate Program
Wed, 24 May 2017 15:45:00 GMT
Programs to track emissions from vehicles, factories, power plants and other sources would continue to receive funding

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Iron-Dumping Ocean Experiment Sparks Controversy
Wed, 24 May 2017 11:15:00 GMT
Phytoplankton need iron to make energy by photosynthesis.
Trump Budget Would Slash Science Programs across Government
Tue, 23 May 2017 18:30:00 GMT
President Donald Trump is proposing historically deep budget cuts that would touch almost every federal agency and program and dramatically reorder government priorities to boost defense and security spending.
Industry Group Wants to Pull Out of Kids' Climate Case
Tue, 23 May 2017 14:45:00 GMT
The move is the latest indication of unease about the case among the industry associations

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Long Budget Process Could Impact Climate Science
Tue, 23 May 2017 14:15:00 GMT
Trump’s cuts are part of an effort to pump up military spending and finance a Mexico border wall

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Are Advanced Biofuels for Airplanes Ready for Takeoff?
Mon, 22 May 2017 16:45:00 GMT
Airlines account for about 2 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. If the industry does not succeed in reducing its emissions, they are expected grow to 3 percent by 2050.
Feeding a Hot, Hungry Planet
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:00:00 GMT
Drought is just one of challenge food growers will have to confront in a changing climate.
New Concrete Recipes Could Cut Cracks
Fri, 19 May 2017 22:55:00 GMT
Recipes for concrete that incorporate by-products from the coal and steel industries, like fly ash and slag, could reduce road salt–related cracking. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

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Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green
Fri, 19 May 2017 15:15:00 GMT
A new study has found a steady growth of moss in Antarctica over the last 50 years

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Giraffes Are in Trouble--the U.S. Endangered Species Act Can Help
Fri, 19 May 2017 13:45:00 GMT
The African mammal’s population numbers in the wild have dipped below 100,000

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