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Bees in Los Angeles collect nectar from a flower.

Itinerant bees play an important role in economy

Jan 16, 2015
Without bees, we'd lose $15 billion each year in the U.S. – and $100 billion globally.
Posted In: bees, Environment, Agriculture
Heat waves emanate from the exhaust of a transit bus as it passes an American flag hanging from the Los Angeles County Hall of Justice.

How EPA weighs costs, benefits of air pollution regulation

Nov 26, 2014
Agency is forbidden from taking costs into account when writing rules like one proposed this week that would lower amount of smog-causing ozone allowed in the air.
Posted In: pollution, cities, Environment

A surprising contributor to climate change: concrete

Oct 21, 2014
Making cement and concrete produces a ton of CO2, but there might be a better way.
Posted In: climate change, carbon dioxide, Environment

Saudi Arabia is losing its grip on oil

Oct 2, 2014
A global glut of oil has potential to pit key suppliers in a price war.
Posted In: Oil, OPEC, energy, Environment, fuel

Acid rain aftermath: damaged ecology, damaged politics

Jul 16, 2014
Why reducing acid in rain is just the first step in recovery.
Posted In: acid rain, pollution, Environment
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Earth day is middle aged. Is it over the hill?

Apr 22, 2014
Americans worry less about the environment than scientists say we should
Posted In: climate change, Environment

BP signs deal to get back in the game

Mar 14, 2014
By signing a new deal with the EPA, BP agrees to more oversight
Posted In: BP, Oil, land, Environment

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

Sriracha factory feeling heat from its neighbors

Nov 28, 2013
Sriracha hot sauce’s unique burn has been drifting out of its factory and into the surrounding neighborhood of Irwindale, CA.
Posted In: Sriracha, shutdown, Environment

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