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Most Americans support the Endangered Species Act — but that might not matter

The U.S. lost a variety of native wildlife in the 20th century, including birds such as (clockwise from top left) Carolina parakeets, dusky seaside sparrows and passenger pigeons. (Photo: James St. John [CC BY 2.0]/Flickr, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,…

Biden Says Non-Binding Paris Climate Accord Was How He ‘Stood Up’ To China

Former Vice President Joe Biden pointed to the Obama administration’s signing of the Paris climate accord in 2015 after a reporter asked him Thursday what he has done in the past several years to push back against China. “We did…

Tesla Model X Wins Classic Car Show Benefiting Children In Need

Along the banks of the Red River in Alexandria, LA, there sits a mighty Red Dragon, soaking up the hot Louisiana sun as she glows luminously, a beacon of the future that beckons car lovers all across America to experience something new, fresh, and inspiring

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Fast-food availability near commute route linked to BMI

In a study of commuting workers, the number of different types of food stores available near residences and commute routes — but not near workplaces — had a significant association with body mass index (BMI).

Doctors Claiming Climate Change A ‘Health Emergency’ Committing Malpractice

Last month, 74 US medical and public health groups released a “U.S. Call to Action,” declaring climate change a “true public health emergency” that can be solved by “urgent action.” The statement calls for a transition away from hydrocarbon energy…

‘Breaking’ the heat index: US heat waves to skyrocket as globe warms, study suggests – USA TODAY

CLOSE Amanda Ouellet wipes her face with a wet towel to cool off while working outside holding an advertising sign on July 1, 2014, in Las Vegas. Extreme heat will worsen across the country because of global warming, a new…

Why Climate Change Was Not Behind Hurricane Barry

As a future meteorologist, the weather is something I truly enjoy. If you ask any meteorologist that I have met, or if you ask anyone who personally knows me, they’d tell you the same thing. I always think of the…

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TROPICAL STORMS: La. flood defenses withstand weakened Barry

Officials warned of potentially life-threatening flooding last night as heavy rains moved across northern Louisiana more than 36 hours after Hurricane Barry made landfall at Intracoastal City, 160 miles west of New Orleans.