David Unger

Christian Science Monitor

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Energy editor for the Christian Science Monitor

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The first Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. It was agreed that human interference was changing the climate and that something had to be done.

Will the Latest Climate Talks Start Something New?

The first Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. It was agreed that human interference was changing the climate and that something had to be done.

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After tragic accidents from Quebec to Virginia, the US Transportation Department announced new rules today for the thousands of rail cars carrying volatile fuel from the Mid West to…

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After tragic accidents from Quebec to Virginia, the US Transportation Department announced new rules today for the thousands of rail cars carrying volatile fuel from the Mid West to…

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