Aug 292016
 

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Why is this remote glacier bleeding red liquid?
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The bizarre colour of this saltwater is traced back about five million years, when the ocean flooded East Antarctica and created a salty inland lake. Over time, pristine saltwater from the ocean became trapped in a basin that was totally isolated from

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Aug 292016
 

18 July 2011: AAA Mobile Electric Vehicle Charging will initially roll out as a pilot program in six areas across the country including Portland (Ore.), Seattle, the San Francisco Bay area, Los Angeles, Knoxville (Tenn.) and the Tampa Bay area.

With how often the topic of electric vehicles potentially running out of battery charge gets brought up in conversations about the limits of the technology, and so-called “range anxiety,” one would guess that electric vehicle owners must be getting stranded quite a bit. Is that actually the case, though? Going by AAA’s electric vehicle (EV) [&hellip

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‘Disaster’ loans made available for small businesses affected by … – MassLive.com

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Aug 282016
 

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'Disaster' loans made available for small businesses affected by …
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The U.S. Small Business Administration has made disaster loans available to small businesses affected by extreme weather.

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An Inconvenient Truth: Few Signs Of Global Warming In Antarctica – Daily Caller

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Aug 282016
 
An Inconvenient Truth: Few Signs Of Global Warming In Antarctica
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The MV Akademik Shokalskiy is pictured stranded in ice in Antarctica, December 29, 2013. An Antarctic blizzard has halted an Australian icebreaker's bid to reach a Russian ship trapped for a week with 74 people onboard, rescuers said on Monday.

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Tesla’s Acceleration Absurdity, Trump’s Hollow Science, JB Straubel On V2G… (Top 20 CleanTechnica Articles of the Week)

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Aug 282016
 

Tesla Model S P100D

Here are the 20 CleanTechnica articles from the past week that apparently tickled your fancy the most (“you” being the collective CleanTechnica reader community): How The Hell Did Tesla Get The Model S Landboat To Go 0–60 MPH In 2.5 Seconds? GOP EPA Chiefs Endorse Clinton Over Trump’s “Profound Ignorance Of Science” (via Planetsave) Tesla CTO JB [&hellip

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The warmer it gets, the more it snows in Antarctica. Huh? – Grist

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Aug 272016
 

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The warmer it gets, the more it snows in Antarctica. Huh?
Grist
All that extra precipitation is good for the rest of us: Snow that falls on Antarctica is water that's not adding to sea-level rise. While sea level is definitely increasing (you didn't think it was that easy, did you?), Antarctica's blizzard forecast

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US EIA: Natural Gas CO2 Emissions Surpassing Coal Emissions

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Aug 272016
 

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Originally published on Planetsave. For the first time since 1972, energy-associated carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal are dropping below natural gas CO2 emissions. The US Energy Information Agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook reports that energy-related CO2 emissions from natural gas are expected to be 10% higher than coal emissions for 2016. This is a classic [&hellip

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Should Environmentalists Worry About Hillary Clinton’s Transition Team Chief?

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Aug 272016
 

She espouses a newfound opposition to both fracking and the foiled Keystone XL pipeline even … s insistence on selling new leases for offshore oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico this week didn’t help quell this trepidation.
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The Fracking Industry’s Answer to Toxic Wastewater: Spray It On Public Roadways

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Aug 262016
 

Just when we thought it couldn’t get much worse on the fracking front — polluted groundwater, poisoned environment, destroyed ecosystems — a dangerous new practice for ‘disposing’ of fracking wastewater has been put into action: spread it onto …
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This. Means. WAR.

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Aug 262016
 

Firefighter

It’s 5:43 am and I can’t sleep. The fire is mounting another assault. On August 7th, rumor has it that a (fossil fuel) off-road vehicle malfunction touched off the “Pilot” fire just north of our home. For a nerve-wracking week, the wind held the fire just two miles north of us until the blaze was contained. Over [&hellip

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