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Study Suggests Carbon Market Encourages Chopping Forests
The current carbon market actually encourages cutting down some of the world's biggest forests, which would unleash tons of climate-warming carbon into the atmosphere, a new study reported Monday.
05/26/2018 09:33 AM
Australia Holds the Last Great Savanna in the World
Northern Australia contains the world's largest remaining savannas and is one of the last great pristine wilderness zones, covering an area larger than western Europe, Australian researchers said on Tuesday.
05/26/2018 09:33 AM
DiCaprio Brightens up on Gloomy Green Outlook
Tired of global warming doom and gloom? Here's something new from Hollywood's king of green, Leonardo DiCaprio: there is hope for a brighter future.
05/26/2018 09:33 AM
Researchers Develop Bendable Battery
It's a battery that looks like a piece of paper and can be bent or twisted, trimmed with scissors or molded into any shape needed. While the battery is only a prototype a few inches square right now, the researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who developed it have high hopes for it in electronics and other fields that need smaller, lighter power sources.
05/26/2018 09:33 AM
After Russia and Canada, U.S. Ship Headed for Arctic
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter is headed to the Arctic this week on a mapping mission to determine whether part of this area can be considered U.S. territory, after recent polar forays by Russia and Canada.
05/26/2018 09:33 AM
Making Global Warming Cuts Expensive but Feasible for Power Industry, Study Says
Making big cuts in emissions linked to global warming could trim U.S. economic growth by $400 billion to $1.8 trillion over the next four decades, a new study says.
05/26/2018 09:33 AM
Chile and Peru in Fishing Waters Row
Chile called home its ambassador in Peru Monday as a dispute flared over disputed maritime territory between the South American neighbors. They have bickered over the rich Pacific coast fishing waters for years, and Peru published a new map Sunday that pushes its bid to negotiate a new sea border.
05/26/2018 09:33 AM
Harness the Sun to Save Money, Save the Earth
Are your electric bills going through the roof? A solution just may be up there too:The roof is a great place to install solar collectors that convert the sun's energy directly into electricity.
05/26/2018 09:33 AM
Brazil Says Amazon Deforestation Down
Destruction of the Amazon rainforest dropped by nearly a third during the last year, reaching the lowest rate since Brazil's space research agency began keeping track in 1988, according to preliminary figures released Friday.
05/26/2018 09:33 AM
Eating Fish: Good for Heart, Bad for Environment?
Doctors recommend a good dose of salmon or tuna in the diet because of its benefits to the heart. But is it good for the environment?
05/26/2018 09:33 AM