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Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds

Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major ...

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Celebrating the 350th Anniversary of Phosphorus' Discovery!

A paradox of too much and too little of this necessary nutrient

Mon 16 Sep 19 from Newswise

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Trump Administration Overturns Clean Water Regulation

The repeal will return the US to water standards from 1986.

Mon 16 Sep 19 from The Scientist

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Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable

Nature, Published online: 16 September 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02747-6Researchers should learn to travel better to mitigate their climate impacts. Institutions can help ...

Mon 16 Sep 19 from Nature News

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Climate Change: Electrical Industry's 'dirty Secret' Is Only 0.11% Of UK's Greenhouse Gas Emissions - What The BBC Left Out

It's only 0.11% of UK greenhouse gas emissions and there are replacements already in use industrially as we ramp down to zero emissions by 2050. This is a known problem, the technology to solve ...

Sat 14 Sep 19 from Science 2.0

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Expert discusses proposed rollback of key climate change regulations

The Trump administration is planning to roll back several key climate-change regulations from previous administrations, including ones requiring reduced methane emissions, much stricter fuel ...

Wed 11 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Green with rage: Women climate change leaders face online attacks

Women leaders who support climate action are being attacked online with increasing regularity. These attacks should be viewed as a problem not only for the planet, but also to the goals of achieving ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Dolphins exposed to 'cocktail of pollutants' in English Channel

One of Europe's largest dolphin populations needs special protection, say scientists measuring marine pollution.

Fri 13 Sep 19 from BBC News

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Study offers verdict for China's efforts on coal emissions

Researchers from China, France and the U.S. have evaluated China's success in stemming emissions from its coal-fired power plants (CPPs).

Thu 12 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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