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Fla. Gov. Scott Denies 'Climate Change' Is A Banned Term

Independent scientists in Florida are backing claims by former state employees that Gov. Rick Scott's administration has a policy of discouraging use of the phrase "climate change."
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Nicaragua's Renewable Energy Revolution Picks Up Steam

A few years ago, Nicaragua was almost totally dependent on imported fuel. Now the country's fierce winds, sun and volcanoes generate nearly half the country's electricity, and perhaps 80 percent soon.
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As Climate Wars Heat Up, Some Skeptics Are Targets

Environmentalists and Democrats have launched investigations into the funding of climate skeptics. Some say the probes are necessary, while others worry they could rightly be seen as harassment.
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Florida Gov. Scott Denies Banning Phrase 'Climate Change'

University scientists and former state employees say Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration has directed them to avoid using the phrase "climate change." Scott denies the charge.
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Pigeon, Parakeet And Pony: Amsterdam Food Truck Serves Maligned Meat

The Kitchen Of The Unwanted Animal, a food truck and specialty food provider, is trying to change attitudes toward "edible" animals in Holland. They're doing it one My Little Pony Burger at a time.
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Anti-Smog Film Is Pulled In China; Protesters Reportedly Detained

A human rights group says police in China detained two people for protesting the government's approach to smog. A popular film about the same topic was recently removed from major websites.
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Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

A video from NASA shows how air pollution moves around the world. So what happens when emissions from Asia blow across the Pacific Ocean to North America?

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Cold Weather Means Long Days For HVAC Crews

It seems like furnaces give out whenever the temperatures are really frigid. What has this winter been like for a heating repair technician? NPR's Scott Simon talks to Doug Braford in Cleveland.
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Derailed Oil Train Continues To Burn In Illinois

It's the third fiery derailment of trains carrying Bakken crude oil in three weeks, raising more questions about the volatility of the oil and the safety of the tank cars used to transport crude.
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Commission For Sea-Level Rise Advances In Maryland Senate, But Not Without Politics

The Maryland Senate is moving forward with creating a second state commission on climate change, but the membership on the commission is creating a political battle.

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