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Statistically Speaking: A Wasteland of Food

Food Waste
by Bill Chameides
Feb 28, 2014

The amount of food we waste is enough to make you sick … many times over.

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50 Years Since JFK’s Assassination

by Bill Chameides
Nov 22, 2013

A lot has changed since. What about our environmental footprint? Let’s take a look.

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Statistically Speaking: Elephants by the Numbers

by Bill Chameides
Aug 12, 2013

It’s World Elephant Day. (Who knew?!) Here’s a sober update on the ongoing saga of the proboscidian we call elephants.

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Drought gives corn farmers that sinking feeling

by Bill Chameides
Sep 14, 2012

The year 2012 was supposed to be a record year for corn production in the United States. Instead we got […]

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CO2 Emissions for 2011

by Bill Chameides
May 30, 2012

Sobering numbers from the International Energy Agency.

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North Sea Well Blowout Spikes Carbon Emissions

Elgin Platform and Elgin Wellhead Platform (with Rowan Viking drilling rig alongside) on March 27, 52 hours after the incident was first reported. (Photo: © Total EP UK Ltd.)
by Bill Chameides
Apr 4, 2012

Déjà vu? Not quite, but certainly some echoes of BP's Deepwater Horizon incident from two years ago.

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New EPA Regulations, Cancer and the Number 3

EPA's proposed regulations for mercury, arsenic and other toxic air pollution would require many power plants to install widely available, pollution-control technologies to cut harmful emissions. Is it worth it?
by Bill Chameides
Mar 21, 2011

Surprise! The utility industry is crying foul over EPA’s new emissions regulations.

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Going 100% Green: Pie in the Sky or Down to Earth?

by Bill Chameides
Feb 4, 2011

What if someone told you that 100 percent of the world’s energy could come from renewable fuels in just 20 to 40 years using existing technology ...

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Baby, It’s Been Cold Outside … and Hot

by Bill Chameides
Jan 28, 2011

How does January 2011 stack up?

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Our Climate Future: Looking Back to See Ahead

by Bill Chameides
Jan 20, 2011

Conditions millions of years ago may tell us where we are headed.

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