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Last month Dick Cheney’s home state passed a budget with a footnote that prohibits the use of public funds to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards
It's the first state to reject new national science education standards. And it just so happens to be the biggest coal-producing state.
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No matter what your stance is on climate change, the consequences of rising average temperatures have already been set in motion...
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Apple will even recycle computers from — GASP — other brands. That program is run by Sims Recycling Solutions, which promises to recycle your busted HP laptop from college at a domestic facility with “a zero-landfill policy and proven sustainability.”
Forget smashing your old iBook Office Space–style. Just send it back to Apple, and if it isn’t ancient, you could get a gift card.
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Given that most of the nation benefits from the spoils provided by the Gulf — its seafood, storm protection, beaches, vacation resorts, and fuels — that accounting is expected from Americans in general.
BP says the coast is clear. Here are the numbers. You be the judge.
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The researchers say people would better understand if the IPCC used numbers to express its confidence levels.
Researchers have discovered, yet again, that few people understand what the heck the world's preeminent authority on climate change is trying to say.
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The film features a faith-based environmentalism, or what is sometimes called “creation care,” which uses biblically based moral imperatives to impel conservation and stewardship
Aronofsky's "Noah" embraces a brand of faith-based environmentalism that's increasingly popular with young religious believers.
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We end up throwing out a lot of the food we grow. According to an analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council, we’re tossing 40 percent of our food, the equivalent of $165 billion wasted 
Reducing the astonishing amount of waste built into our food system will demand innovation, care, and maybe even higher prices.
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“All these regulations put the mom ‘n’ pop oil companies out of business!” Stewart protested.
Classic Jon Stewart: "All these regulations put the mom ‘n’ pop oil companies out of business!"
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Happy Earth Day! Have you planted a seed in your belly button yet?
Why hug a tree when you could rock it as navel jewelry? It could absorb a LOT of greenhouse gases, after all.
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Here's some of the Grist staff in our office #EarthDay  #NatureSelfie. Share a link to your your Nature Selfie with us in the comments!
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