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City of Vancouver votes to ban natural gas by 2050
You might cook with it and heat your house with it today, but by 2050, no one in the City of Vancouver will be using natural gas. “We’re talking about a cost imposed on residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional users of natural gas in thousan
This July was the hottest month since records began
Earth just broiled to its hottest month in recorded history, according to NASA. NASA's five hottest months on record are July 2016, July 2011, July 2015, July 2009 and August 2014. Only July 2015 was during an El Nino. Records go back to 1880.
Wandering moose inspires 400-mile cross-border trail
NEWCOMB, N.Y. (AP) — The 400-mile trek of a radio-collared moose named Alice is the inspiration for a proposed hiking trail from Ontario's forested Algonquin Park to the heart of New York's Adirondack Mountains. Planners of the A2A — Algonquin to Adironda
Florida regulators OK plan to increase toxins in water
Despite the objection of environmental groups, state environmental regulators voted Tuesday to approve new standards that will increase the amount of cancer-causing toxins allowed in Florida's rivers and streams under a plan the state says will protect mo
'Moose riders' charged under the Wildlife Act
The Conservation Officer Service (COS) says that a year-long investigation has led to two suspects being charged with three counts, including harrassing wildlife, attempting to capture wildlife and hunting big game while the animal is swimming.
Paving roads with pig manure
Pig manure has a high-oil content, and can be blended with rock to create a cheap, renewable alternative to asphalt, and reduce stinky pig waste.
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