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There’s Something Ancient in the Icebox

Apr 18, 2014
There’s Something Ancient in the Icebox

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Davis Vanguard
Why is Council Now Exempting Restaurants from Paper Bag Fee?

Apr 18, 2014
Why is Council Now Exempting Restaurants from Paper Bag Fee?

When the Davis City Council eventually passed its single use bag ordinance, it had the option to exclude restaurants, but based in part on the issue of fairness, decided to include restaurants. As the city notes, “All stores and restaurants located within the limits of the City of Davis that sell perishable or non-perishable...

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Declining catch rates in Caribbean Nicaragua green turtle fishery

Apr 17, 2014
Declining catch rates in Caribbean Nicaragua green turtle fishery

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Davis Vanguard
We Need To Rid Our Bike Lanes Of All Green Waste

We Need To Rid Our Bike Lanes Of All Green Waste

By Darell Dickey I sit on your Bicycle Advisory Commission, I am a board member of Davis Bicycles!, and I am an active member in the Davis Bike Club. Today I write to you as an individual. I am a daily cyclist, and the father of a school-age cyclist who navigates our city streets...

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Diverse gene pool critical for tigers’ survival, say Stanford scholars

Apr 16, 2014
Diverse gene pool critical for tigers’ survival, say Stanford scholars

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Study shows climate change disrupts natural relationships between species

Apr 15, 2014
Study shows climate change disrupts natural relationships between species

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‘Problem wells’ source of greenhouse gas at unexpected stage of natural gas production

Apr 15, 2014
‘Problem wells’ source of greenhouse gas at unexpected stage of natural gas production

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Climate change a likely culprit in coqui frog’s altered calls, say UCLA biologists

Apr 15, 2014
Climate change a likely culprit in coqui frog’s altered calls, say UCLA biologists

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Davis Vanguard
League of Cities Supports Steinberg’s Cap-and-Trade Proposal

Apr 15, 2014
League of Cities Supports Steinberg’s Cap-and-Trade Proposal

On Monday, two months after a speech that provoked a firestorm debate on the best way to move California’s climate strategy forward, California Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg presented a long-term investment strategy for projected Cap-and-Trade revenues, to further California’s pursuit of its landmark greenhouse gas reduction goals. The investment strategy, unveiled at a Capitol...

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Greenhouse gas emissions from today will greatly affect our descendants for at least 1000 years

Apr 14, 2014

April 11, 2014 - In 1000 years, between 15 and 40 per cent of the CO2 we emit today will still be left in the atmosphere, says Professor Anders Hammer Strømman at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

We are talking about effects 30 generations ahead. This is something people need to take...