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Students in England Show off European Project to Design Two-Seat, Three-Wheel Concept Car
April 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Suevon Lee, Associated Press

Students at the University of Bath in western England, who on Monday unveiled the prototype of the CLEVER (Compact Low Emission Vehicle for Urban Transport), hope that it represents a greener future for transport.

Dam Researcher among Environmental Prize Winners
April 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

A Chinese researcher who prompted officials to give greater thought to building dams and an activist who exposed timber plunder in Liberia were two of six recipients Monday of one of the world's most prominent environmental awards.

Global Warming Behind Record 2005 Storms, U.S. Expert Says
April 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Thom Akeman, Reuters

A leading U.S. government storm researcher said Monday that the record hurricane season last year can be attributed to global warming.

Energy Bill Aimed at Smarter Energy Consumption
April 25, 2006 12:00 AM - James and Morris Carey, Associated Press

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 was established in part to help the U.S. better manage its energy consumption and incorporates incentives for American consumers to embrace new energy-conscious technologies and products.

Power Plant Waste Eyed for Green Building
April 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Alan Scher Zagier, Associated Press

Coal-burning power plants spend millions disposing of fly ash, a fine powder loaded with mercury, lead and other toxic chemicals. Henry Liu has a solution to the quandary of fly ash disposal: He wants to bring it into our homes and offices.

Scientists Seek Clues to Dying Steelhead
April 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Steelhead, which are similar to rainbow trout but spend much of their lives in the ocean and return to rivers to spawn, have such complex life cycles that unraveling the mystery of their decline is difficult.

Study Indicates Mormon Crickets Invade to Survive
April 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The threat of being eaten could drive the march of Mormon crickets as they munch their way across millions of acres in the arid West, new research suggests.

Bush Offers Schwarzenegger Help on California Levees
April 24, 2006 12:00 AM - Patricia Wilson, Reuters

President Bush and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger put aside their differences in a show of Republican solidarity Friday after Bush approved federal help to shore up the state's fragile levee system.

U.S. Taps Private Sector to Fix Greenhouse Pollution
April 24, 2006 12:00 AM - Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters

Delegates from six of the world's biggest greenhouse gas polluters -- including the United States -- gathered last week for the first time to figure out how private industry can help curb global warming.

Asian Pollution May Harm Washington Air
April 24, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Pollution from Asian power plants and smoke from burning Siberian forests may be adding to poor air quality in Washington state, scientists say.

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