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Leonardo DiCaprio, Trump talk climate change.


Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, a UN Messenger of Peace with a focus on climate change, met with President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday – adding to the [...]

US surgeon general raises concerns over e-cigarette use among youth.


The U.S. surgeon general on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become [...]

Living on Earth

Living on Earth: January 13, 2017


Yes, It’s Getting Hotter / Beyond The Headlines / Coal Country Wants to Believe Trump / Dark Side of Obama’s Climate Legacy: $$ For Overseas [...]

Living on Earth: January 6, 2017


Saving Bears Ears / Beyond The Headlines / Decoding Influenza / Hog Farms and the Flu / Let Sleeping Seals Lie! / Pioneering Women in [...]

Shale in the United States


Over the past decade, the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has provided access to large volumes of oil and natural gas that were [...]

How much U.S. electricity is generated from renewable energy?


U.S. power plants used renewable energy sources, including water, wind, biomass wood and waste, geothermal, and solar, to generate about 13% of the electricity produced [...]

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