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Monday, March 09, 2015

environmental news stories sunday

for those stories that didn't see the light of day on the sunday talking shows....

terms such as 'climate change,' 'global warming' were outlawed, former florida dep employees say. dep officials have been ordered not to use the terms "climate change" or "global warming" in any official communications, emails, or reports, according to former dep employees, consultants, volunteers and records obtained by the florida center for investigative reporting - tampa bay times

under the dome– investigating china’s smog. the pollution video that drew hundreds of millions of views in china until authorities banned access to it. with english subtitles - youtube

attention, all scientists: do improv, with alan alda’s help. the idea of teaching improv to scientists came from mr. alda, now a visiting professor. the objective is not to make them funny, but to help them talk about science to people who are not scientists. - ny times

gop senators oppose probe of scientists who question climate change. a group of republican senators have voiced opposition to an investigation by a democratic congressman into funding sources of scientists skeptical of the impact of climate change. - birningham news

pesticide drift and the politics of scale in california's central valley. toxic chemicals are sweeping across our nation's most important agricultural region and officials are using time-tested tactics not to find solutions, but to make the problem seem small and localized - pacific standard

is climate change to blame for the syrian war? - pacific standard

post-it note maker 3m unveils new paper sourcing policy. st. paul-based 3m co, one of the world’s largest manufacturers and the maker of post-it notes, will take new steps to ensure that its suppliers of paper, pulp and packaging provide materials that come from sustainably logged timber - reuters

costco working to end use of human antibiotics in chicken. costco wholesale corp is working toward eliminating the sale of chicken and meat from other animals raised with antibiotics that are vital to fighting human infections, senior executives at the third-largest u.s. retailer told reuters on thursday - reuters

state's farmers begin to confront their ominous groundwater shortage. california's perpetual problem of groundwater depletion has gotten so dire that people are actually working to solve it. - climatewire

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