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  • TV dwells on disaster in covering climate science : study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Television news tends to focus on disasters such as droughts or floods in covering scientific findings about climate change, an approach that may exaggerate pessimism about the subject, according to a new study. The review of coverage by...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury's Community For Care Provides Resources To Parents

    Drug and alcohol use among young people often occurs outside of school hours, and many parents are reluctant to contact school officials when they suspect a problem or have questions. In response, Simsbury's newly-formed Town and School Community for Care...
  • Clients come first in beauty business

    Jen Z's Beauty Services in Highland Park will mark its seventh anniversary with an in-store celebration on Oct. 7. "Jen Z" (Jennifer Zanotti Ori), 32, has been a make-up artist and esthetician for 13 years. After working as a manager for a large...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Honored for Environmental Work at Clinton Global Citizen Awards

    The 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting opened with the 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards in Gotham Sunday night at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, honoring those with unparalleled work in philanthropy and service. The...
  • DA to investigate unfounded report of abduction in Nazareth

    DA to investigate unfounded report of abduction in Nazareth
    The Northampton County district attorney said his office is investigating an unfounded report of a child abduction from the Nazareth park that prompted a massive police response. Charges are likely against the person who called 911 on Sept. 14 and...
  • U.S. energy infrastructure revamp may unlock $6 trillion market: Kerry

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the United States could potentially unlock a $6 trillion energy market by revamping the country's fractured electricity grid, a move that he said would boost the competitiveness of...
  • Countries, companies mobilize around carbon pricing ahead of U.N. summit

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The World Bank said Monday that 73 national and 11 regional governments and some 1,000 companies will join forces to push for policies setting a price on carbon emissions to encourage a shift to cleaner energy technologies. The...
  • Climate change fears spur divestment on fossil fuels

    In the run-up to a United Nations summit this week aimed at combating climate change, a small but growing number of multimillion-dollar investors are demanding more aggressive steps to wean countries from fossil-fuel consumption. The fledgling...
  • L.A., Houston, Philadelphia mayors vow more action on climate change

    L.A., Houston, Philadelphia mayors vow more action on climate change
    Mayors of three of the nation’s largest cities are pledging to take more action against climate change by implementing new projects to curb greenhouse gas emissions and persuading other leaders to do the same. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti,...
  • University's school of human ecology focuses on problems of life

    MADISON, Wis. It is perhaps the least understood school on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. And yet it aims to be the hub of problem-solving for some of the most basic issues of life how to mindfully raise a child, how to design products and...
  • International summit just a first step on climate change

    International summit just a first step on climate change
     As President Obama and more than 100 other heads of state gather Tuesday in New York to spotlight the severity of global warming and the need to act on it, the scene will be more pep rally than policy negotiation. The meeting is a launchpad for the...