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A progressive “climate hawk” says simplified road maps for solving the climate challenge are counterproductive.
The worst drought to hit São Paulo, Brazil’s biggest city, in decades may leave many residents with water service only two days a week.
An environmental think tank says turning plant matter into liquid fuel or electricity is so inefficient that the approach is unlikely ever to supply a substantial fraction of global energy demand.
Seven men charged in the killing of a Costa Rican turtle conservationist are acquitted of murder charges.
An ocean area stretching from Virginia to Georgia would be open to drilling, but bans would be placed on some drilling in Alaska under the proposal.
Do bees hibernate, especially where temperatures are below freezing for extended periods? Why don’t they just freeze?
New solar-plant technology can store and use the sun’s heat for energy even after sunset, but the coming expiration of federal tax credits has put further construction of such facilities in doubt.
The increase, reported in a new census by the Indian government, comes after a decade-long effort to mitigate poaching.

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