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Nov 26, 2014 03:30 PM ET // AFP
The US Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said it plans to strengthen regulations for emissions of ozone, a smog-causing pollutant blamed for respiratory ailments affecting millions of Americans.
Nov 26, 2014 03:39 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Gasoline prices generally go up in the summer and then drop in the winter, but it's not just a matter of increased vacation travel.
Nov 24, 2014 09:30 PM ET // AFP
The US policeman who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in the Missouri town of Ferguson, triggering weeks of racially-charged unrest, will not face charges, the St Louis County prosecutor said.
Nov 21, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Acid rain and deforestation runoff are causing a drop in the calcium content of some lakes in North America and western Europe, with ominous potential effects.
Nov 13, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The new U.S.-China climate deal may be good politics for Presidents Obama and Xi. But what about the atmosphere?
Nov 11, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Most Americans guessed wrong, when asked in 1992, how likely it was they'd live to be 75. Continue reading →
Nov 3, 2014 05:32 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Diminishing supplies of groundwater threaten the world's food supply and political instability, according to a new study. Continue reading →
Oct 23, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
El Nino probably won't bring California drought-busting winter rains, but the news may not be all bad.
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