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Commentary: Drought Influenced Syrian Civil War; So What, Says U.S. Congress

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U.S. Congress on an island of reflexive denial. Photo…

Has the Invasion Started? Asian Carp eDNA Found in Lake Erie

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While federal efforts are largely focused on stonewalling invasive Asian carp at Chicago, the fish could be making their way into the Great Lakes through Lake Erie, where studies show they are likely to thrive.

U.S. Congress to Get Asian Carp Solutions by 2013, Two Years Ahead of Schedule

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking steps to speed up…
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The Stream, September 16: Corporate Sustainability Ranking

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What are the largest additions and deletions in the 2011 Dow…
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Watered Down: Hurricane Irene Renews Debates About U.S. Budget and Climate Change

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Hurricane Irene killed at least 40 people, caused billions of dollars in damages, and cut power to nearly 8 million homes and businesses as the storm moved from the Caribbean through the East Coast of the United States last week. But while financial analysts and members of Congress focus on who and how much to pay for recovery, climate experts are pointing out holes in the system.
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U.S. House Passes Bill to Accelerate Decision on Tar Sands Keystone XL Pipeline

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If the Republican-sponsored bill passes the Democrat-controlled Senate, the final decision could come by the beginning of November.
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The Stream, July 21: UN Declares Famine in Somalia

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The United Nations has declared famine in two regions of southern…