Sep 042015
 

But the project still has to overcome environmental concerns heightened by the Refugio oil spill and the drought. The drilling process for new oil and gas wells would require about 12,600 gallons (300 barrels) of freshwater per well sourced from offsite …
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Sep 032015
 

Huffington Post
Antarctica — Diplomats at the End of the World
Huffington Post
The Antarctic Treaty, which was signed in 1959 and went into effect in 1961, stipulates that Antarctica shall be used for peaceful purposes and that "no new claim, or enlargement of an existing claim to territorial sovereignty in Antarctica shall be
Chilean navy names first tsunami shelter in AntarcticaLa prensa

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Sep 032015
 

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Here’s some more clean transport fun. In this daily share, we’ve got Tesla stories (of course), some other EV stories, bike & pedestrian stories, and a BRT story. Enjoy! (As always, click the subheadings to read the full titles.) Oprah Buys A Tesla Model S Shit’s getting real now (as they say) — Oprah just bought [&hellip

Oprah’s New Tesla, Model X Price, BMW i8 Sales Up 2233%… (Clean Transport Highlights) was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Sep 032015
 

Discovery News
Green Slime in Antarctica Offers Window into the Past
Discovery News
A thin layer of bright green slime at the bottom of an Antarctic lake is giving scientists a glimpse at life on Earth 2.4 billion years ago, according to new research from the University of California, Davis. The bacteria found in the slime produces a
Hidden oasis of oxygen suggests life took first breath in lakesNew Scientist
Arctic lake is first modern replica of ancient EarthRedOrbit

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Sep 022015
 

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The generation of electricity from utility-scale solar projects in the United States during June 2015 was 31 times that of the output from utility-scale solar in June 2005, and now accounts for roughly half a percent of all US electricity production, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The latest data released by the [&hellip

Utility-Scale Solar In US Is 31 Times Higher Than 10 Years Ago was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Sep 022015
 

Daily Mail
Rare copy of first book published in Antarctica by Ernest Shackleton's team
Daily Mail
An ultra-rare copy of the first book ever published in the Antarctica by Ernest Shackleton's expedition team is set to go under the hammer. Experts have described the copy of Aurora Australis as the finest in existence and have tipped it to fetch £70

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Sep 012015
 

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Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Peter Rumsey, PE A Silicon Valley developer recently recruited my team to help him design a net-zero-energy construction trailer. This developer sees the trailers on his jobsite as a reflection of his buildings, which are designed to net-zero standards. Most developers consider construction trailers as disposable buildings and they [&hellip

Does Efficiency Still Matter In The Age Of Cheap Solar? was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Sep 012015
 

THE Deepwater Horizon oil spill was one of the world’s worst environmental disasters. An oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, causing a huge oil spill that flowed for 87 days. For weeks our screens were filled with images of sea birds coated in oil …
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Sep 012015
 

Plymouth Herald
Plymouth sailors bring gorilla back from Antarctica with them
Plymouth Herald
A GORILLA who travelled to Antarctica on board a Plymouth-based Royal Navy's ice patrol ship has arrived home safely. PEG – Polar Explorer Gorilla – left Torbay tourist attraction Living Coasts in Torquay with HMS Protector for her last deployment in …

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