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Breaking News Web Sites

ABC News : Environmental News : Environmental Issues

AlterNet Environment Blog

The Blue Marble Blog : A blog on science and health from nonprofit Mother Jones.

Climate Central : An independent organization of leading scientists and journalists researching and reporting the facts about our changing climate and its impact on the American public.

Climate Desk : The Climate Desk is a journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact—human, environmental, economic, political—of a changing climate. The partners are The Atlantic, Center for Investigative Reporting, Grist, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Slate, and Wired.

ClimateWire : E&E's latest publication, ClimateWire, is designed to bring readers unmatched coverage of the debate over climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society. Climate issues have become so pervasive, and our clients' interest in climate change has become so intense, that developing ClimateWire became an inevitable means to expand and enhance E&E's already top-tier coverage of this critical issue area. Full access limited to MSU IP ranges.

The Daily Climate (TDC) : A publication of the environmental health sciences.

Daily Green News : By 2050 or so, the world population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of people alive today. Those billions will be seeking food, water and other resources on a planet where, scientists say, humans are already shaping climate and the web of life. In Dot Earth, reporter Andrew C. Revkin examines efforts to balance human affairs with the planet’s limits. Supported in part by a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, Mr. Revkin tracks relevant news from suburbia to Siberia, and conducts an interactive exploration of trends and ideas with readers and experts.

Earth Platform : Environmental search engine to news reports and web sites. Subjects include nature, animals, energy, pollution, and global warming. Organizations represented include government agencies, non-profits, and business.

Earth Trends Environmental Information Portal

EcoEarth.Info : Environment Portal & Search Engine Empowering the Environmental Sustainability Movement A one of a kind Environmental Portal - with genuine Internet search, cutting biocentric commentary, social network & constant news and link tracking - all dedicated to achieving global environmental sustainability.

Ecolocalizer : International Environmental News : News on sustainable successes and ecological failures in other countries that offer lessons for green progress in America. Find perspectives and news on the environmental movement from around the world. 

EJToday The Society of Environmental Journalists' selection of new and outstanding stories on environmental topics in print and on the air, updated every weekday.

Environment Globe (World News Network)

Environmental News Network : Provides current, national news stories from a variety of sources, including major wire services (Reuters, Associated Press, Knight Ridder/Tribune), and also features content from partner publishers, freelance journalists, and on-going research.

Environment News Service : ENS contributors around the world cover issues and events that affect the environment such as: legislation, politics, conferences, lawsuits, international agreements, demonstrations, science and technology, public health, air quality, drinking water, oceans and marine life, land use, wildlife, forests, natural disasters, the indoor environment, hazardous materials, toxics, nuclear issues, renewable energy, recycling, transportation, and environmental economics.

Federal Water Tap is a weekly digest spotting trends in U.S. government water policy.

Global Climate Debate : Access limited to National Council for Society and the Environment university affiliates, including MSU.

GreenGrok We are on an unsustainable course. While world populations and consumption grow, resources diminish and global warming threatens our way of life. We must find a more sustainable path. But how? In The Green Grok, Dr. Bill Chameides elucidates causes of and potential remedies for environmental change and identifies pathways towards a more sustainable future. Bill Chameides is dean of Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Greenovation TV : GreenovationTV's mission is to provide practical information in an entertaining format to help green every home in America, starting with yours. 

Grist : Environmental News and Commentary

The Guardian Environment section.

Intute Environment Portal : Provides free access to high quality resources on the Internet. Each resource has been evaluated and categorised by subject specialists based at UK universities. Our target audience is students, staff and researchers in higher and further education.

Live ScienceNews : Interesting breaking news items related to the environment.

"Living on Earth" : Award-winning environmental radio program hosted by Steve Curwood.

MSNBC's Environment Page

National Center for Policy Analysis Daily Policy Digest : Energy

National Center for Policy Analysis Daily Policy Digest : Environmental Issues

National Council for the Science and Environment (NCSE) Daily Environmental News Digest. A daily news email update featuring ~60 articles relating to environment, energy, related politics and goings-on. There are also job listings and grant opportunities posted to the daily news website.

National Geographic Daily Environmental News

National Geographic's Earth Pulse

National Public Radio Environment Page

NewScientist Environment

New York Times : Environment

Science Daily : Environmental Science News

Scientific American : Environment News

Sierra Club's Environmental News Highlights

Sierra Club's Compass Blog

Society of Environmental Journalists

Society of Environmental Journalists Member Blogs : Energy News : Picks up news items at the state government level. : Environment News : Picks up news items at the state government level.

The Stream is a daily digest spotting global water trends

TerraDaily : News About Planet Earth

Topix Energy Wire

UNEP News Centre

Washington Post Green News

WorldWatch Institute : Dedicated to fostering the evolution of an environmentally sustainable society--one in which human needs are met in ways that do not threaten the health of the natural environment or the prospects of future generations.

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