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PNS Daily Newscast - August 24, 2017 


Featured on today’s nationwide rundown Florida set to execute the first white man for killing a black person; A new study finds a minimum-wage bump of just a dollar an hour could reduce the number of child-neglect cases; and we’ll tell you why the growth of backyard chickens is hatching a salmonella outbreak.

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Public News Service - CO: Oceans

A new report predicts emissions from oil, gas and coal currently in production are enough to raise global temperatures above limits set in Paris. (Pixabay)

DENVER – Existing fossil fuel production is enough to blow the world's entire remaining carbon budget for keeping global temperatures below limits set at last year's Paris climate summit, according to a new report from Oil Change International. David Turnbull, a report contributor, says if t

New University of Colorado research shows that upside-down rivers, created by warming ocean water, are threatening ice shelves across the Antarctic continent. (Pixabay)

DENVER – Upside-down rivers of warming ocean water are a threat to the stability of floating ice shelves in Antarctica, according to a new report from the University of Colorado's National Snow and Ice Data Center. Ice shelves are thick, floating plates of ice that have drifted away from the

ASPEN, Colo. - The images from the Gulf of Mexico this spring and summer are an area of focus during the four-day AREDAY summit under way in Aspen (the A,R and E stand for "American Renewable Energy"). That focus includes oil-drenched birds and wildlife, tar on beaches and in wetlands, and lifestyle

BOULDER, Colo. - Scientists call it the biggest environmental disaster no one's heard of, and they are gathering this week in Colorado to try to change that. Nitrogen pollution from fertilizers and other sources can be detrimental to both water and air quality, experts say, leading to major health a

Washington, DC – A tiny invader is causing big trouble for several Colorado waterways. Erin Robertson with the Center for Native Ecosystems says the New Zealand mud snail isn't native to the state. But somehow, it's here -- and that's bad news for local fish and fishermen. "A New Zealand mud

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