Nov 262014
 

West Texas News
Stunning Drone Footage From Beneath The Ice Of Antarctica
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Scientists use a range of techniques—from satellite observations to drilling holes—to measure sea ice thickness. Usually, such efforts look down at the sea floor. But, by equipping an underwater drone with upward-looking sonar, researchers were able
The 3D map of Antarcticaeuronews
Robot Sub Finds Surprisingly Thick Antarctic Sea IceLive Science
Underwater robot helps create 3-D map of Antarctica's iceThe Star Online
RT -West Texas News -Science Recorder
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Nov 262014
 

A new Populus survey conducted in the UK has found that 73% of people want world leaders to agree on a global deal to tackle climate change, while 66% want action now. “The survey reveals an appetite for action on climate change by the UK public, with only 20% agreeing that it can wait a

Poll — Majority Of British Want Global Action On Climate Change was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Nov 252014
 

The Denver Post
You're likelier to get frostbite in Colorado than in Antarctica
The Denver Post
EMTs who work on a ship in Antarctica practice their skills for dealing with burns and frostbite — both of which affect soft tissue — on a mannequin at the University of Colorado Hospital's Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion in Aurora. (Brent Lewis, The

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Nov 252014
 

Originally published on EVObsession. Last week Bob Lutz’s plug-in truck maker VIA Motors received certification for sale from the EPA for its eREV van. VIA’s plug-in hybrid vans are now cleared for sale across the country, allowing its Mexican factory to begin production in earnest. While VIA Motors has a few demonstration fleets out to companies

EPA Approves The VIA eREV Van was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Nov 242014
 

Originally published on EV Obsession. Volt owners in Los Angeles got a sneak peek of the 2016 Chevy Volt at an event last week. Of course, this is a teaser leading up to its full unveiling at the Detroit Auto Show in January. We don’t have much, but from the little bit I can see,

2016 Chevy Volt: 1st Pics was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Nov 242014
 

International Business Times
Global Warming: Extreme Weather Will Be The 'New Climate Normal,' World
International Business Times
The World Bank Sunday warned extreme weather will become the "new climate normal," increasing the risk of world instability. The report, "Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal," analyzes the impact of warming of 2 to 4 degrees Celsius …
World Bank: Climate change means extreme weather is the new normalUPI.com
Extreme Weather Conditions May Become a Thing of NormDesign & Trend
Extreme weather 'could become normal', warns World Bank reportTelegraph.co.uk
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Nov 232014
 

We’ve warned for years that fracking pollutes our scarce drinking water. As the Emmy-winning documentary Gasland demonstrates, fracking is polluting water all over the country. A study published in the journal Ground Water predicts that the …
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Nov 232014
 

Nestle’s Fawdon-based confectionary factory has installed a 200 kW power generation unit that converts leftover chocolates and residual raw material used for making confectionaries into electricity. The unit is based on anaerobic digestion that generates methane gas from decomposition of waste products. The digester and electricity generation unit have been installed by Clearfleau, a company

Nestle UK Turning Unsold, Rejected Chocolates Into Electricity was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Nov 222014
 

Outside Magazine
Everything You Need to Know About Getting to Antarctica
Outside Magazine
It used to be that traveling to Antarctica meant playing Russian roulette with your life. Tourism to the coldest, driest, and windiest place on Earth started in earnest in the 1950s, but even 15 years ago, getting there was a challenge. These days

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