Climate change is slowly gaining ground in school science curriculums, though tight education budgets, beleaguered teachers and political opposition have made this difficult in some countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom.
U.S. EPA has revised the number of cellulosic biofuel gallons in 2013 that needed to be blended in the U.S. fuel supply to 810,185 ethanol-equivalent gallons -- about five ten-thousandths of a percent of the country's fuel -- a move supported by both oil and renewable fuel groups.
A California state senator has introduced a package of bills to address the state's drought and long-term water supply issues through increased regulation and management over water's entire life cycle.
Twenty years ago, a cross-disciplinary team of scientists set out to study wildfire carbon emissions in Glacier National Park. It was a moment of heightened public attention for both fire and climate, due to a number of high-profile burns a few years before, and interest was building in the interplay between local ecosystems and global warming.
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