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On its 100th birthday in 1959, Edward Teller warned the oil industry about global warming

Benjamin Franta: Somebody cut the cake new documents reveal that American oil writ large was warned of global warming at its 100th birthday party. It was a typical November day in ...

How climate scepticism turned into something more dangerous

The long read: Doubts about the science are being replaced by doubts about the motives of scientists and their political supporters. Once this kind of cynicism takes hold, is there ...

Life on the Keystone XL route: where opponents fear the black snake

Part one: In Montana, Native Americans fear a leak could destroy their way of life, but local politicians worry about the threat of protesters above all else Our people call it the ...

Saudi Arabia restores perks to state employees to fend off unrest

Two-thirds of working Saudis are public servants and protests had been called for four cities Saudi Arabia reinstated financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel ...

Pipeline rupture spews oil into creek 150 miles from Standing Rock

Breach of Belle Fourche pipeline highlights the potential for spills that could taint drinking water, an issue at the core of the Dakota Access pipeline protest Electronic monitoring ...

Perus new president summoned to Amazon by indigenous protestors

David Hill: Interview with Kichwa leader Jos Fachn on oil contamination, social struggle and the future of Perus biggest region Indigenous peoples are part blockading one of the main ...

Gabon court rules president Ali Bongo rightful winner of September election

Consitutional court says it retallied votes but could not recount them because all ballots were burned immediately after counting The Bongo family will extend its 50-year rule over ...

Should I worry about chromium-6 in my drinking water?

(CNN)The Environmental Working Group reported Tuesday that dangerous levels of chromium-6 contaminate tap water consumed by millions of Americans. This is the carcinogenic chemical ...

The red planet: China sends vines into space in quest for perfect wine

Cabernet sauvignon, merlot and pinot noir vines sent into orbit to develop strains that can survive countrys harsh climates In its bid to produce a world-beating wine, China has looked ...

‘We felt cursed’: how altruistic surrogacy can give hope after years of heartbreak

Jessie Thomas says while she would recommend altruistic surrogacy to others, there should be room for some commercialisation of the industry Giving back is something Jessie and Marty ...

Delias problem with pasta: fresh isn’t best | The Delia project

The Delia project: Does pasta need a rethink, or is it just fine as it is? We weigh it up with Delia … I didnt realise I had grown up poor until I stopped. Looking back, the ...

The farm that runs without sun, soil or water

(CNN)What do you get if you cross a tech entrepreneur with a farmer? The world’s largest, and possibly most sophisticated indoor farm — where greens grow without ...
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