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US absorbed carbon dioxide despite drought

In the US, spring 2012 was the warmest on record. The subsequent summer was dryer and hotter than any summer since the 1930s, a period that became known in the history books as the 'Dust Bowl'. In 2012, drought and heat afflicted ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Environment
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Helping cities cool down

Louisville could significantly reduce the number of people who die annually from heat-related deaths, under a series of recommendations that could also help other cities around the world respond to the growing hazards of ...

dateApr 26, 2016 in Environment
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EU case against Google shows contrast with US

The latest EU antitrust complaint against Google underscores a sharp contrast from the approach taken by the United States, which has largely taken a hands-off approach on emerging technologies.

dateApr 21, 2016 in Business
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