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Think Globally, Act ...?

Oct 10, 2011
Americans know more about the environment than ever before, but know less about how to fix it.
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British insurance market posts huge losses in disaster-filled year

Sep 21, 2011
It has been a big year for natural disasters, from the tsunami in Japan to floods in Australia. And that means a year of big losses for insurance companies.
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Wildfires devastate Texas, destroy over 1,000 buildings

Sep 7, 2011
Colin McDonald, environment reporter at the San Antonio Express-News, discusses the latest on the Texas wildfires and how much damage they've caused.
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Freakonomics: Preventing a hurricane

Sep 6, 2011
We know what causes hurricanes and how to deal with their symptoms, but not actually how to prevent the storms from happening in the first place. An invention firm may have come up with a 'hurricane vaccine.'
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Chinese environmental groups blast Apple for toxic waste

Sep 1, 2011
A coalition of Chinese environmental groups issued a 46-page report on Wednesday criticizing Apple for environmental degradation in China resulting...
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Recovering from Irene, and thinking about infrastructure

Aug 31, 2011
Many parts of New York and the Northeast are still dealing with the major structural effects of Hurricane Irene.
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Vermont not spared from Hurricane Irene

Aug 29, 2011
Business owners in Vermont assess the damage from flash floods caused by Hurricane Irene.
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FEMA stretched thin after Hurricane Irene

Aug 29, 2011
When disaster hits, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is tasked with helping state and local governments recover. But with tragedy already striking earlier this year, their funds are running low.
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Hurricane Irene floods Vermont and rural areas

Aug 29, 2011
Big cities stood anxiously awaiting Hurricane Irene over the weekend. But smaller areas, even those far from the coast, were also hit with heavily flooding.
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East Coast businesses prepare for Irene

Aug 26, 2011
New York City merchants search for sandbags in preparation for Hurricane Irene, while Wall Street worries about getting employees to work on Monday.
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