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Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 03/08/2011

Study: Ice sheets melting, sea level rising faster than previously thought

The vast ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica are melting faster than previously thought, and that melting is accelerating, concludes a new report that verifies 18 years of melting via two independent techniques.

By Brian Vastag  |  06:24 PM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 03/03/2011

EPA: Proposed House budget cuts would harm public health

Jackson said the House Republicans' plan to cut more than $3 billion from the EPA would have a major impact. "Big polluters would flout legal restrictions on dumping contaminants into the air." But Republicans new EPA regulations overstep its authority under the Clean Air Act.

By Darryl Fears  |  11:49 AM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 03/02/2011

EPA says proposed budget cuts would jeopardize plans to protect public health

Lisa Jackson warns lawmakers that proposed budget cuts would undermine efforts to protect the Chesapeake Bay, other sensitive areas.

By Darryl Fears  |  11:00 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Report: Peer into the 'deep past' to divine future warming

To move ahead, sometimes you have to look backwards. That's the message of a new report from the National Research Council that pushes for more science on the wrenching changes that wracked Earth's climate during our planet's "deep history." Studying...

By Brian Vastag  |  12:45 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)


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