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GMO Foods Could Be Labeled 'Natural' Under Proposed Law

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Wed, 07/15/2015 (All day)

The battle over GMO labeling in Washington, D.C., has taken a substantially darker turn.

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What kind of car is the most green, fuel efficient and budget friendly?

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Mon, 07/13/2015 (All day)

A decade ago, drivers who wanted to go green had little choice beyond Toyota's Prius hybrid.

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Picturing the Drought

Published: 
Mon, 07/13/2015 (All day)

Documenting the water crisis in the West, a photographer confronts distress, beauty and man’s complicity.

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The 97 Percent Scientific Consensus on Climate Change Is Wrong—It’s Even Higher

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Fri, 07/10/2015 (All day)

In May, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver attempted to visually demonstrate what a true debate on climate change should look like. Instead of bringing out one expert on either side of the issue, Oliver brought on set 97 scientists who support evidence that humans are causing global warming to argue with three climate skeptics—“a statistically representative climate change debate,” he said.

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Water and wildlife may be at risk from fracking's toxic chemicals, panel finds

Published: 
Fri, 07/10/2015 (All day)

Hydraulic fracturing uses a host of highly toxic chemicals — the impacts of which are for the most part unknown — that could be contaminating drinking water supplies, wildlife and crops, according to a report released Thursday by a California science panel.