In order to improve the accuracy and fairness of the network's news coverage, reporters for BBC News are being directed to limit the amount of air time they give to people with anti-science viewpoints.
Most of the solutions being discussed to meet the EPA's proposed mandates—renewables, natural gas, utility efficiency programs—have been around for decades and are already gaining traction. Yet the language the EPA uses to describe the proposed rule represents a significant shift.
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An obvious article... but sometime you need to state the obvious...
The collapse of the giant West Antarctica ice sheet is underway, two groups of scientists said Monday. They described the melting as an unstoppable event that will cause global sea levels to rise higher than projected earlier.
La Californie est une région qui fait face à des périodes de sécheresses de plus en plus intenses et fréquentes. Ces sécheresses ont des conséquences extrêmement négatives dont notamment la diminution des stocks d’eau potable, vitaux à l’agriculture et au train de vie des habitants du Golden State. Pour arriver à économiser l’eau, la ville de San Francisco a lancé une campagne de sensibilisation audacieuse jouant sur des allusions, dirons-nous, assez « olé-olé ».
UXBRIDGE, Canada, Jul 22 (IPS) - Ending extreme poverty and hunger will be impossible on a rapidly overheating planet plagued by punishing droughts, catastrophic floods and ever wilder weather, said climate activists involved in talks to set the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
U.S. commercial fishermen are throwing away about $1 billion worth of edible fish each year, according to a conservation group which is advocating for incentives to stop the waste.
The quantity of so-called bycatch – that is, fish that wasn't targeted but caught inadvertently – is estimated by the U.S. government at two billion pounds (907,185 tonnes) a year.
The surprise was the quality of the bycatch that often is tossed back into the ocean dead or dying, said marine scientist Amanda Keledjian, author of the report from Oceana, a nonprofit international conservation group.
Los ministros de Medioambiente de América Latina y el Caribe buscarán que en la Primera Asamblea de la ONU para el Medio Ambiente (UNEA), que comienza el lunes en Kenia, un acuerdo para prestar una mayor atención a la creciente contaminación atmosférica y la generación de residuos de las ciudades.