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'Mannequin Skywalker' rides Blue Origin's new crew capsule
December 13th, 2017. 10:56 AM

Blue Origin's 'Mannequin Skywalker' has finally made it to space, just in time for the newest Star Wars movie

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Russian plant admits it emits nuclear isotope behind leak
December 13th, 2017. 8:14 AM

A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected to be behind a spike of radioactivity this fall has admitted that it emits the isotope that was recorded in the Ural mountains

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Paris hosts major climate summit _ and it's all about Trump
December 12th, 2017. 4:54 PM

The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role

Paris hosts major climate summit _ and it's all about Trump
The Latest: Jerry Brown to Trump: "Get out of the way"
December 12th, 2017. 1:12 PM

California Gov. Jerry Brown is urging President Donald Trump to start fighting climate change or to "get out of the way" and let the rest of the world work on reducing emissions and investing in clean energy

The Latest: Jerry Brown to Trump: \"Get out of the way\"
The Latest: Macron: Leaders must lead climate change fight
December 12th, 2017. 10:45 AM

French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on world leaders to fulfill their commitments as the only way to win the battle against global warming

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Paris climate summit announces 12 international projects to financially support efforts to curb global warming
December 12th, 2017. 10:09 AM

Paris climate summit announces 12 international projects to financially support efforts to curb global warming

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Follow the money: investors lead charge on climate change
December 12th, 2017. 9:45 AM

An international summit Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement has drawn world leaders, celebrities, companies and environmental groups to the French capital, all aiming to keep up momentum on efforts to curb global warming

Follow the money: investors lead charge on climate change
World leaders, high security at Paris climate summit
December 12th, 2017. 4:38 AM

More than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming

World leaders, high security at Paris climate summit
Mining to resume at nuke waste dump for 1st time since leak
December 11th, 2017. 6:47 PM

Officials at the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository are flipping the switch on an interim ventilation system

Mining to resume at nuke waste dump for 1st time since leak
France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants
December 11th, 2017. 5:19 PM

Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term

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The Latest: 18 climate scientists win French grants
December 11th, 2017. 2:42 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron has awarded grants worth millions of euros to bring 18 American and other climate scientists to France, a program to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord

The Latest: 18 climate scientists win French grants
Green cash, carbon tax: What to expect at Paris climate meet
December 11th, 2017. 12:34 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting a climate summit to mark the second anniversary of the Paris accord

Green cash, carbon tax: What to expect at Paris climate meet
The Latest: Schwarzenegger upbeat on tackling climate change
December 11th, 2017. 12:19 PM

Arnold Schwarzenegger is arguing that U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord doesn't matter, because companies, scientists and other governments can "pick up the slack"

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France to name winners of anti-Trump climate change grants
December 11th, 2017. 5:23 AM

A group of U.S.-based climate scientists are about to win multi-year grants worth more than $1 million each to relocate to France instead

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Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate-change solutions
December 10th, 2017. 6:56 AM

Pope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to fight climate change

Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate-change solutions
California sent fire danger text alert to 12 million people
December 7th, 2017. 6:05 PM

A text alert about dangerous fire weather conditions that was sent to 12 million Southern Californians in seven counties was the widest ever issued by the state Office of Emergency Services

California sent fire danger text alert to 12 million people
Veterinarians seek permission to research pot meds for pets
December 7th, 2017. 6:04 PM

Some pet owners are turning to oils and powders that contain a non-psychoactive component of marijuana to treat everything from anxiety to epilepsy in their pets

Luke Byerly, Robbie the beagle
EPA chief defends spending on travel and soundproof booth
December 7th, 2017. 5:58 PM

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt defended his frequent taxpayer-funded travel and his purchase of a custom soundproof communications booth for his office, saying both were justified

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Ohio awards $10M to boost opioid, addiction breakthroughs
December 7th, 2017. 4:39 PM

Ohio will pay to support development of pain management alternatives, mobile apps to improve addiction treatment and other advanced technologies through $10 million in competitive grants.

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EPA chief denies sidelining science pros to appease industry
December 7th, 2017. 2:49 PM

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says his proposed regulatory rollbacks and other policies are grounded in science, dismissing criticisms that he is ignoring experts in a push to appease favored industries

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