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White House: ‘Climate Impacts Are Really Local’

When it comes to climate change, local officials have a message for Washington: Lead or get out of the way.

12/10/2013

Former Vice President Al Gore speaks about climate change during the Fourth Annual Rhode Island Energy and Environmental Leaders Day at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., on June 11, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Gore: ‘Survival Of Civilization’ At Risk 100 Years From Now Over Global Warming

Former Vice President Al Gore warned that civilization might be doomed within the next 100 years if nothing is done to stop global warming.

10/01/2013

A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Fed Study: Climate Change Continues, World Getting Warmer

A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10.

08/07/2013

File photo of a drilling rig. (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Plans To Export U.S. Natural Gas Stir Debate

A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster. Now U.S. producers are poised to ship vast quantities of gas overseas as energy companies seek permits for proposed export projects that could set off a renewed frenzy of fracking.

05/12/2013

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Environmentalists Win Some, Lose Some In Annapolis

Environmentalists got some of what they wanted from Maryland lawmakers during the legislative session that headed toward adjournment Monday, including an offshore wind bill and a divisive measure designed to help farmers comply with Chesapeake Bay restoration regulations.

04/08/2013

File photo of wind turbines. (Photo by PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Tax Credit To Benefit Wind Power In Va.

Advocates of wind power are celebrating the survival of a tax credit for research and development of renewable energy such as wind-generated electricity.

01/03/2013

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Jellyfish Are Coming And May Stay Longer

Despite the warm winter, unusually high water temperatures and salinity levels this year, the Delaware beaches and Ocean City have yet to encounter jellyfish.

07/01/2012

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5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

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Virginia Submits Second Phase Of Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plan

Virginia’s second phase of a plan to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency.

03/30/2012

A Justice Department official says the federal government will enable financial institutions to transact business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution. (Credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP / Getty Images)

‘Walmart Of Weed’ Sprouts In DC

Washington DC (AP) – A company dubbed the “Walmart of Weed” is putting down roots in America’s capital city, sprouting further debate on marijuana — medical or otherwise. Just a few miles from the White […]

03/29/2012

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