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What seasonally adjusted data does and doesn't mean

Feb 13, 2014
Retail numbers out today don’t look great, sales fell by 0.4 percent in January— when you take into account “seasonal adjustment”.
Posted In: Unemployment, seasonally adjusted data, weather

'No one will declare the water safe' in West Virginia

Feb 12, 2014
Residents and business owners continue to use bottled water in wake of last month's chemical oil spill
Posted In: West Virginia, West Virginia spill, water contamination

The pollutants in your face wash

Feb 12, 2014
Groups say pieces of plastic -- called microbeads -- end up in our waterways
Posted In: Environment, water, consumer products

California's drought: Bad, but not the whole economy

Feb 12, 2014
California is in the middle of its worst drought in a century. Why isn't that enough to tip the economy?
Posted In: california, drought, California drought 2014

Building water systems for the next century

Feb 6, 2014
What the world is doing to keep the tap flowing.
Posted In: groundwater, water systems

One reason folks aren't charged up over electric vehicles

Feb 6, 2014
A lack of charging station infrastructure is making drivers and investors think twice.
Posted In: EVs, charging stations

Obama administration to announce climate hubs

Feb 5, 2014
The regional offices will assist farmers in coping with disasters caused by climate change.
Posted In: climate hubs, climate change, executive orders

Amid Texas drought, this rain man bottles water

Feb 5, 2014
For one Texas tinkerer, collecting the rain that falls on his roof turned into a business.
Posted In: water, drought, texas

Businesses close ranks against Obama energy policies

Jan 31, 2014
More than 70 business groups have formed a coalition to confront the Obama administration’s energy regulation process at every step
Posted In: fossil fuels

When oil money runs dry

Jan 30, 2014
Big oil companies have to go farther and use expensive, new technology to tap oil deposits
Posted In: fracking, energy, Exxon

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