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Australia is now the first country in the world to undo a price on greenhouse gas pollution, thanks to its climate-denying prime minister.
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A reader wonders if there's really pesticide residue on her fresh fruit. Umbra says it's time to break with conventional.
Detroit's financial woes have put it on the front lines of a decaying-infrastructure crisis that belongs to all of us.
Experiments by Google, Environmental Defense Fund, and university scientists reveal the huge amounts of methane that leak from pipelines beneath some cities.
Debra Harrell let her 9-year-old daughter play unsupervised in an North Augusta, S.C., park. Harrell was arrested and her daughter is in the custody of the state.
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