Energy & Environment

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A recent declaration signed by three dozen scientists presents a strong case for the belief that fish, amphibians, mollusks, and insects are aware. The New York Declaration on Animal Consciousness argues that current scientific research suggests widespread animal awareness is a “realistic possibility” — and that scientists and policymakers must take that into account when assessing risks to…

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Many former colleagues of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at a large environmental protection organization are asking the Independent presidential candidate to drop out of the race. Several current and former Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) staffers, including co-founder John Adams and President and CEO Manish Bapna, expressed their support for President Biden in the new…

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March has marked the 10th consecutive month where Earth has experienced record-high temperatures, according to the European Union’s climate agency, Copernicus. The air and ocean temperatures reached their highest levels ever recorded for the month. The average global temperature reached 14.14°C (57.9°F) over the month, surpassing the previous record set in 2016.

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Multiple aftershocks shook the New York and New Jersey area following a 4.8 magnitude earthquake Friday morning, as reported by officials. “New Jersey just experienced an aftershock,” New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said in a post on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, on Friday evening around 6 p.m. “Please follow the emergency guidance below…

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A business lobbying group that opposes regulations and is backed by former Attorney General Bill Barr has taken legal action against California over regulations aimed at gradually removing gas-powered trucks from the state. The American Free Enterprise Chamber of Commerce initiated its lawsuit on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. “The ability to transport people and products…

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