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Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 01:36 PM EDT

Ore. Poised to Pass Progressive Cap-and-Trade Climate Policy

Ore. Poised to Pass Progressive Cap-and-Trade Climate Policy

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 02:16 PM EDT

Heat Waves Could Kill Thousands in U.S. Cities

Heat Waves Could Kill Thousands in U.S. Cities

If global warming sometimes seems like a distant or abstract threat, new research casts the phenomenon in stark, life-or-death terms. It predicts that in the absence of significant progress in efforts to curb...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 09:23 AM EDT

Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees

Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees

President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 06:14 AM EDT

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Friday to cut the number of government advisory committees by a third across all federal agencies, a move that the White House said is long overdue and...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:07 AM EDT

NOAA: 279 Dolphins Dead on Gulf Coast, Triple Usual Number

NOAA: 279 Dolphins Dead on Gulf Coast, Triple Usual Number

At least 279 dolphins have stranded across much of the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number, and about 98 percent of them have died, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 11:41 AM EDT

Three Islands Disappeared in the Past Year. Is Climate Change to Blame?

Three Islands Disappeared in the Past Year. Is Climate Change to Blame?

There is increasing concern that rising sea levels due to climate change will have devastating effects on low-lying islands and coastlines, as scientists have found that three islands have disappeared within the...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 02:12 PM EDT

Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

The world's oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Every degree Celsius (1.8...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 06:39 PM EDT

Eco-Friendly Travel Tips

Eco-Friendly Travel Tips

Here are some facts about ecotourism and how you can incorporate it into your summer vacation.

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 11:41 AM EDT

Testing Shows the Waves Are Sick, in Totally the Wrong Way

Testing Shows the Waves Are Sick, in Totally the Wrong Way

Most surfers know it's best to avoid surfing near pipes that dump storm water into the ocean soon after a storm, due to the increased chance of getting sick from bacteria that enter the surf. Many do it anyway...

Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 at 02:26 AM EDT

House Panel Highlights Risks Over Nuclear-Storage Stalemate

House Panel Highlights Risks Over Nuclear-Storage Stalemate

Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant was permanently closed in 2013, but the site remains home to 3.5 million pounds of nuclear waste that has nowhere else to go. Members of a House subcommittee...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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