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Flooding
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
July 10, 2019 - 3:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino...
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Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
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July 05, 2019 - 7:13 am
By Monica Garrett and Susan Scutti (CNN) — Alaska's heat wave continued through Independence Day, and in Anchorage, the temperatures shattered an all-time record. The temperature at the airport was 90 degrees Thursday, besting June 14, 1969, for the highest mark ever reached in the state, according...
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In this Nov. 1969 photo made available by NASA, Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. "Pete" Conrad stands on the moon's surface.
NASA/AP Photo
June 20, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Marcia Dunn and Emily Swanson, Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows. The poll by The...
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A national nonpartisan business group backing policies that create jobs that are good for the environment says Pennsylvania's clean jobs increased 6% last year, five times faster that statewide job growth.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 18, 2019 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A national nonpartisan business group backing policies that create jobs that are good for the environment says Pennsylvania's clean jobs increased 6 percent last year, five times faster than statewide job growth. Noah Dubin of the group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs...
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Labrador puppy playing with a tennis ball
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June 18, 2019 - 8:50 am
By Amy Woodyatt, CNN (CNN) — Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes — just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts. Researchers think there is a reason for this — with dogs evolving new muscles around the eyes to help bond...
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This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an "ultra-processed" lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade.
Paule Joseph, Shavonne Pocock/NIH via AP
June 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us. Already, the spread of cheap, packaged foods...
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Six Flags Great Adventure
Courtesy of Six Flags Great Adventure
John McDevitt
June 12, 2019 - 5:23 pm
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Next time you go to Six Flags Great Adventure, you'll be helping the park reduce its carbon footprint from the second you park your car. The Jackson Township, New Jersey amusement park has installed its own 23.5-megawatt solar farm, and the park is almost...
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Pat Loeb
June 05, 2019 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee Wednesday gave approval for the Streets Department to sign new contracts for recycling and waste disposal. The vote followed a lengthy public testimony that the contracts would harm the environment. Philadelphia, along with most...
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Artist's rendering of ancient supernovae
NASA via CNN
May 31, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has peered into the cosmos and captured regions hidden from our view, like the centers of galaxies and dusty areas where stars are born and planetary systems form. Now, the great space observatory has captured a unique photo of a...
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