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A Carbon Tax on Meat?

Health officials say taxing red meat could improve people's diets and lower greenhouse gas emissions, but economists say it won't work

February 4, 2016 — Niina Heikkinen and ClimateWire

Volcano Role in Dino Death Gets Mercury Boost

Researchers found a spike in mercury, which is produced by volcanoes, in ancient ocean sediments from southern France that span the time of the dinosaurs' mass extinction, lending support to the idea that massive eruptions played a role, in addition to the asteroid impact

January 20, 2016 — Julia Rosen

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