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What does it look like when a university decides to walk the walk as well as talk the talk on climate change? The University of California system — which encompasses 10 university campuses and two national scientific research laboratories — is about to find out.
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The Lone Star State is pushing against federal efforts to cut carbon emissions, while simultaneously building itself up as an example of a leader in clean power and other greenhouse gas-reducing systems.
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As temperatures rise, the world’s iconic northern lakes are undergoing major changes that include swiftly warming waters, diminished ice cover, and outbreaks of harmful algae. Now, a global consortium of scientists is trying to assess the toll.
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For an industry that loves to promote the “triple aim” buzz phrase, the U.S. healthcare system often leaves out one important element.
Improving the health of populations, enhancing the patient experience and lowering the cost of care are the underpinnings of the so-called triple aim that practically every provider has adopted over the past few years. While some of the largest and most progressive-leaning systems like Kaiser Permanente and Partners HealthCare have pursued ways to address climate change, it’s rare to find that explicit mission or business plan at the thousands of other hospitals, doctor groups, health insurers, device companies or drugmakers.
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After months of seesawing on climate change, Sen. Mark Kirk cast a major vote in favor of environmental regulation Tuesday. But even still, environmentalists are suspicious about whether he’s really on their side.
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The escalating struggle between an influential House Republican and government scientists over their pivotal study of global warming now turns on accusations that they rushed to publish their findings to advance President Obama’s agenda on climate change.
But a spokeswoman for Science, the prestigious peer-reviewed journal that in June published the paper by climate scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said in an interview that their research was subject to a longer, more intensive review than is customary.