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Climate data shows clear signs of warming

Jul 24, 2014

LONDON, July 24, 2014 - However you view the evidence, whatever set of measurements you examine, the picture that emerges is consistent: the Earth is heating up.

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports: "In 2013, the vast majority of worldwide climate indicators − greenhouse gases, sea levels, global temperatures, etc − continued...

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Feinstein, Portman Introduce Bill to Ensure Homeless Children, Families Are Eligible for Assistance

Jul 24, 2014

Washington July 24, 2014 - Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) today introduced the Homeless Children and Youth Act, a bill to expand the definition of homelessness used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ...

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Satellite study reveals parched U.S. West using up underground water

Jul 24, 2014
Satellite study reveals parched U.S. West using up underground water

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Pay-Cut Clock Documents Billions of Dollars Lost by Minimum-Wage Workers

Jul 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 24, 2014 - Today, on the fifth anniversary of the last increase in the minimum wage, the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) debuts a pay cut clock to show how much, down to the second, minimum wage workers continue to lose as long as the wage remains frozen at...

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Study gives new perspective on agricultural plastic, debris burning, and air quality

Jul 24, 2014

RIVERSIDE, Calif. July 24, 2014 - To reduce fire hazard in the United States, wildland managers often utilize the silvicultural practice of mechanically cutting woody shrubs and suppressed trees (ladder fuels). These cuttings and other post-logging debris are then burned during periods of low fire danger in order to dispose of the material....

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Rising Temperatures Can Be Deadly for Dogs

Jul 24, 2014

MANHATTAN, KS, July 24, 2014 — The "dog days of summer" are here, but don't let the phrase fool you. This hot time of year can be dangerous for your pup, says a Kansas State University veterinarian.

"As it starts to get hot, the risk of heat exhaustion or death from heat stroke increases," said...

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Genetic study shows major impact of climate change on Antarctic fur seals

Jul 24, 2014
Genetic study shows major impact of climate change on Antarctic fur seals

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The geography of the global electronic waste (‘e-waste’) burden

Jul 24, 2014

July 23, 2013 - As local and national governments struggle to deal with ever-growing piles of electronic waste (or "e-waste"), scientists are now refining the picture of just how much there is and where it really ends up. Published in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology, their study found that nearly a quarter...

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A New Approach to SETI: Targeting Alien Polluters

Jul 24, 2014
A New Approach to SETI: Targeting Alien Polluters

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Crows: Smarter Than a First-Grader?

Jul 24, 2014
Crows: Smarter Than a First-Grader?

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