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Bee decline threatens US crop production
The first-ever study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they are disappearing in the country's most important farmlands—from California's Central Valley to the Midwest's corn belt and the Mississippi River valley.
Alberta on track to have worst air quality in Canada
Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips is promising to act after seeing results of the Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards report showing the Red Deer region has the worst air quality in the province.
Comment: Crazy times in the Arctic
I have studied the climate of the Arctic since the early 1980s. In that time, Iï¿½ve had a front row seat from which to observe the radical transformation of the region as Iï¿½ve been involved in research on the Arcticï¿½s atmosphere, sea ice, ocean circu
In latest move, China halts over 100 coal power projects
China's energy regulator has ordered 11 provinces to stop more than 100 coal-fired power projects, with a combined installed capacity of more than 100 gigawatts, its latest dramatic step to curb the use of fossil fuels in the world's top energy market.
Don't let climate alarmists muzzle your skepticism
Two things happened in Alberta politics this week that demonstrate just how zealous “green” politicians everywhere are about the theory that human activities are causing dangerous climate change. Under pressure from voters over the $3-billion-a-year carbo
Arctic temperatures soar to 30 C above normal
'Southerners think it's just about whether we're going to have a white Christmas and skinny polar bears,' a climatologist says about the Arctic being the warmest place on Earth. 'But for northern people, it's a life or death situation.' He predicts the si
Trump picks leading EPA critic to head agency
Donald Trump intends to nominate a chief critic of the EPA to be its next head, a source confirmed Wednesday.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt will be named the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator, the source said.
Pruitt, who w
'Thousands' of geese die in toxic Montana pit mine
On 28 November, mine workers used "bird hazing" techniques to try to frighten the birds and prevent them from landing in the water, which is acidic enough to dissolve a motorboat's steel propeller, according to researchers.
My Unhappy Life as a Climate Heretic
Roger Pielke Jr., writes that his research was attacked by thought police in journalism, activist groups funded by billionaires and even the White House.
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