Environment

In this Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019, file photo smoke rises from the chimneys of homes in St. Paul, Minnesota (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP, File)

Americans' Energy Use Surges Despite Climate Change Concern

Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says.
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Why We Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual global event, observed on April 22, that celebrates the environmental movement and raises awareness about pollution and ways to maintain a clean habitat. The event was first celebrated nationally in 1970, but its inception began following a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara...
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These Are the 10 Greenest Cities in America

If you’re looking for an environmentally-friendly area to live, and to celebrate Earth Day , go west! A recent study has found that nine out of the top ten greenest cities in the United States are on the West Coast, with six of those in California alone. To obtain the findings, personal finance...
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Berkeley Approves 25 Cent Fee On Disposable Cups

An anti-waste ordinance was unanimously approved by the Berkeley City Council Tuesday night, requiring businesses to charge customers 25 cents for disposable cups.
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Pacific Ocean Plastics Pollution

The Ocean Cleanup Kicks Off September 8th

Rid the world's oceans of plastic...
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10 Healthy, Plant-Based Foods To Keep You Cool

Beat the late summer heat with these treats...
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Will Edible Packaging Solve The Plastic Problem?

Could edible packaging be the eco-friendly fix for the planet's growing plastic problem?
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Fresh or Frozen? Why You May Want To Ditch The Fish Regardless

Did you know that farmed salmon shares more traits with junk food than with health food?
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Beyonce Celebrates World Water Day by Helping Others

On World Water Day (March 22), Beyonce is partnering with Gucci and Chime for Change in support of her BEYGOOD4BURUNDI initiative with UNICEF.
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