Mar 292015
 

ThinkProgress
"Antarctica Recorded Its Hottest Temperature Ever This Week"
ThinkProgress
According to the weather blog Weather Underground, on Tuesday, March 24, the temperature in Antarctica rose to 63.5°F (17.5C) — a record for the polar continent. Part of a longer heat wave, the record high came just a day after the previous record was
Antarctica May Have Just Set a Record for Its Hottest Day EverTIME
Antarctica may have set its highest temperature ever recorded TuesdayWashington Post (blog)
Antarctica May Have Just Recorded Its Hottest Day Ever, Temperatures Even The Inquisitr
The Weather Network -Mashable -Immortal News
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Mar 292015
 

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Originally published on NRDC. China’s national policies to control coal consumption can lead to greater and better employment opportunities in China’s power sector and related industries, according to a new study released today by the China Coal Cap Project, a joint initiative of academic, governmental and non-profit researchers. The study analyzes the overall employment benefits

China’s Coal Cap Policy Will Create More Clean Energy Jobs was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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CleanTechnica

Mar 292015
 

Definitely no room for it in the sport, that’s for sure.” Tires are a hot topic this weekend because the rumors of some teams drilling small holes in the tires to slowly leak air during a run have come to the forefront. Both four-time champion Jeff Gordon …
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Mar 282015
 

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Sen. James Inhofe says there has never been “an instance of ground water contamination” caused by hydraulic fracturing — fracking — for oil and natural gas. Inhofe’s office told us he is …
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Mar 282015
 

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Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath The CEO of Chinese solar giant Yingli Green Energy has told analysts that China’s solar target of 100GW installed by 2020 could be viewed as a minimum, due to the number of factors currently driving demand in the developing country. The comments were made in a conference call

Yingli CEO: China’s Solar Target Of 100GW By 2020 Could Be ‘Minimum’ was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Mar 272015
 

Sydney Morning Herald
Antarctica's floating ice shelves, the doorstop of the continent, are melting away
Washington Post
How bad is Antarctic ice loss? Let scientists count the ways. In December, researchers reported that West Antarctica, one of the world's most unstable ice sheets, is collapsing faster than anyone had predicted and contributing to rapid sea level rise
Record warmth reported in Antarctica as Melbourne shiversSydney Morning Herald
Antarctica Floating Ice Shelves Are Rapidly Melting: StudyNBCNews.com
Antarctica is rapidly losing its edgeScience AAAS
Quartz
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Mar 272015
 

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Dow Chemical’s recent purchase of 200 MW of wind power output to run a Texas chemical factory illustrates the rapidly-changing US energy landscape

What Dow Chemical’s Huge Wind Deal Says About Our Energy Landscape was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Mar 272015
 

Among other things, the bill required DOGGR to complete a full environmental impact report (known as an EIR) on the public health and environmental effects of well stimulation, including fracking and acidizing, by this summer. DOGGR, however, has a long …
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Mar 262015
 

CIDRAP
USDA to test avian flu vaccine; wild birds nixed as Minnesota H5N2 source
CIDRAP
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to develop and test a vaccine for the highly pathogenic avian influenza strains that have surfaced in nine western and midwestern states in the past few months, Reuters reported yesterday. Meanwhile …
Avian flu discovered in Palestinian village near JerusalemHaaretz
New bird flu strain making roundsChillicothe Gazette
No distribution plans for bird flu vaccine in developmentNew York Daily News
Pioneer News
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