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Trump ha decidido sacar a EEUU del Acuerdo climático de París, según medios

 05/31/2017 - 09:04
El presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump, participa en un homenaje a los militares fallecidos en combate con motivo del Día de los Caídos, el día lunes 29 de mayo de 2017, en el cementerio Nacional de Arlington, Virginia (Estados Unidos). EFE/PETE MAROVICH

El presidente Donald Trump ha tomado la decisión de sacar a su país del Acuerdo climático de París y evalúa ahora con su equipo cómo ejecutar la retirada, según adelantaron hoy la web de noticias Axios y la cadena Fox.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 9:00am
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Why EPA has dismissed half of its key board’s scientific advisers?

 05/10/2017 - 04:10
Scott Pruitt, the EPA administrator, has chosen not to renew the terms of nine of the 18-member board of scientific counselors, which advises the EPA on the quality and accuracy of the science it produces. Photo: Wikipedia

Nine scientists have been dismissed from the EPA’s 18-person Board of Scientific Counselors—ostensibly to include more voices from regulated industries, though the scientists say their work was apolitical and did not involve regulations. The US government has also postponed an important meeting scheduled for Tuesday to determine whether the country should or should not withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, a matter that President Donald Trump promised to decide this month.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:30am
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Quinoa: un Boom sin fin

 04/26/2017 - 07:58
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La producción de quinoa tiene una larga tradición en el altiplano andino. Entre 2006 y 2013, Perú y Bolivia pudieron beneficiarse del boom de su consumo en Europa y Estados Unidos, pero la masificación de su producción en los años siguientes ha puesto en jaque el frágil equilibrio socioeconómico y medioambiental de una región que aún no ha logrado salir de la pobreza. 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 7:15am
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A woman reacts during a fire in Pampilhosa da Serra, central of Portugal, 18 June 2017. At least sixty two people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, with many being trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road on the evening of 17 June 2017. EPA/PAULO NOVAIS
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