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Lessons Learned From Mexico City’s Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags

In the global environmentalist battle, Mexico City started fighting single-use plastic bags this year. But the...

Lower carbon-capture costs could entice businesses to address climate change

A Republican plan to mitigate climate change would permanently grant tax breaks for businesses that reduce carbon...

Most Arizona parks and trails remain open, but for how long?

Arizona parks and recreation services are faced with the decision of whether to keep them open or close down to...

Groundwater Aquifers Can Expect A Boost From March Rains

March rain has left Salt River Project reservoirs as full as they’ve been in a decade. The company is discharging...

Plants, Animals Share Similar Relationships To Climate Niches

It seems plants and animals should react differently to changes in their climate niches, the temperature and...

Why Palo Verde, the country’s largest nuclear plant, is cutting its wastewater use

Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Phoenix is trying to reduce its use of wastewater in the nuclear...