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The Obama administration, through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with its proposed regulations on stationary coal plants, continues to discourage the use of fossil fuels, owing to their release of long-sequestered carbon dioxide.
"One thing I don't want to do is I don't want to see anything too quick," Shanahan said. "We're dealing with an ACL. That takes time. Mother Nature will take its course."
The opening round of the Match Play Championship was suspended Wednesday when slush on the green gave way to snow that covered the fairways and greens at Dove Mountain and made it impossible to play.
Twenty-five species of monkeys, langurs, lemurs and gorillas are on the brink of extinction and need global action to protect them from increasing deforestation and illegal trafficking, researchers said Monday.
The U.S. government paid scientists to figure out how the deadly bird flu virus might mutate to become a bigger threat to people _ and two labs succeeded in creating new strains that are easier to spread.
The U.S. government asked scientists Tuesday not to reveal all the details of how to make a version of the deadly bird flu that they created in labs in the U.S. and Europe.
Mother Nature causes climate to change. If President Obama really thought that climate change was man-made and could be influenced by reducing carbon-dioxide emissions, he would not be mandating the use of ethanol. The use of ethanol results in more carbon-dioxide emitted into the air than the use of gasoline.