Science & Environment


Science round-up: Cancer, China, and climate change

China's manufacturing sector spews forth more CO2 by far than similar sectors in other countries.


Fighting climate change: Just do it!

Sometimes religious people tend to be slower to adapt to changes coursing through the culture, especially with concerns about climate change.


Drought turning Golden State's redwoods brown

For the first time, there are signs of foliage die-back on sequoia seedlings, a rare and worrying prospect.


Environment a hot topic at Congressional Black Caucus legislative conference

"The fight to save the environment is being transformed into a fight for environmental justice."


Californians battle for far-reaching climate legislation

The California state Assembly will decide on an array of pace-setting legislative bills to combat climate change.


Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago.


Florida’s wildlife and environment endangered by the governor

Since his first year as governor, Republican Rick Scott's environmental track record has been a natural disaster.


The Pope huddles with mayors to tackle climate change

Pope Francis convened a two-day conference with sixty mayors from around the world to discuss what actions can be taken on a city-wide basis to combat climate change.


Forty years ago: Apollo and Soyuz link up androgynously in orbit

The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP), conducted 40 years ago in July 1975, was the first joint U.S.-Soviet space flight.


Decline of Earth's plant life threatens human life

The destruction of the total biomass of the planet is fueled by the immense profits available under capitalism for the private exploitation of natural resources.

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