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A new international deal on global warming was reached in Cancun on December 11, easing the minds of environmentalists worried that another summit would end with no agreement, but casting a shadow over the issue is the political shift in the United States where legislative climate efforts stalled in 2010.
The Obama administration is setting aside more than 187,000 square miles (120 million acres) along the northern coast of Alaska designating it as a â€œcritical habitatâ€ for polar bears.
210 Regional, State and Local Groups Sign on; American Lung Association, American Public Health Association, and American Academy of Pediatrics Among Signers of New National Ad. WASHINGTON, Nov.
At Risk: 2 Million Annual Park Visitors Spending $160 Million and Supporting 3,000 Maine Jobs; A Glimpse of a Future With 'No Thunder' from Thunder Hole and Atlantic City Temperatures AUGUSTA, Maine, Nov.
California's National Parks, Economy Face Climate-Change Threats SAN FRANCISCO and DENVER, Oct.
Walmart, H&M Launch Efforts to Implement NRDC's 'Clean by Design' Pollution-Reducing Practices at Select Mills NEW YORK, Sept.
NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Jon Coifman, one of the environmental/clean technology industry's most experienced communication strategists, has joined The PR Consulting Group (PRCG) as Managing Director.
While many Americans focused on this summerâ€™s day-time record-setting temperatures, there is growing concern about the largely ignored pattern of record-setting nighttime temperatures, which pose special dangers to elderly and low-income Americans who are more dependent on overnight cooling during the hottest months.
Special Risk Seen to Elderly, Low-Income Population from Reduced Overnight Cooling; Nighttime Temperatures More Sensitive to Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Records Set in AL, AZ, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WV, and WI. WASHINGTON, Sept.
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Green home builder Blu Homes, Inc., today announced that John H. Adams, co-founder of Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and Duke of Bedford Andrew Russell have joined its board of directors.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.